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... His family belonged to the Gar Ratsang clan (mgar ra tsang) which claimed descent from the seventh century King Songten Gampo's (srong btsan sgam po) minister Gar Tongtsen (mgar stong rtsan) ...

Read more from the biography of Gara Lama Sonam Rabten


... To quote the words of Zhang Yudrakpa Tsondru Drakpa (zhang g.yu brag pa brtson 'grus grags pa) who was witness to some of these events, "In the northern snowy land, at the center of Tibet, is the temple that represents the high aspiration of King Songtsen Gampo (srong btsan sgam po) with its statue crafted while the Buddha was still living, consecrated by the Buddha himself.. ...

Read more from the biography of Gompo Tsultrim Nyingpo


The Blue Annals records that Padampa Sanggye then demanded that she remember her past life as Kongjo (rgya bza' kong jo; Chinese Wenchen Kongjo), the Chinese princess who is said to have married Songtsen Gampo (srong brtsan sgam po, c ...

Read more from the biography of Machik Zhama


... Zhangzhung was a kingdom that flourished in western Tibet until being annexed by the Tibetan emperor Songtsen Gampo (srong btsan sgam po) in the seventh century ...

Read more from the biography of Nangzher Lopo


... She was the younger sister of Songtsen Gampo (srong btsan sgam po, r ...

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... His mother was from the family of Lhagyari (lha rgya ri), descended from the royal lineage of Songtsen Gampo (srong brtsan sgam po, 617-698) ...

Read more from the biography of Surkhang Wangchen Gelek


... His activities in Kyirong included overseeing the renovation and re-consecration of Jampatrin (byams pa sprin), one of the original temples constructed by Songtsen Gampo (srong brtsan sgam po, 617-698), and an unsuccessful attempt to reveal a prophesied treasure from Mount Pelbar ...

Read more from the biography of Tendzin Norbu


His father was called Tonmi Anu Ragata (thon mi a nu ra ga ta), and was a minister of the Tibetan Emperor Songtsen Gampo (srong brtsan sgam po, 617-698) ...

Read more from the biography of Tonmi Sambhota


... 663-676), the grandson of Songtsen Gampo (srong btsan sgam po, r ...

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... Dorje Yudon's mother was from the family of Lhagyari (lha rgya ri), descended from the royal lineage of Songtsen Gampo (srong brtsan sgam po, 617-698). ...

Read more from the biography of Yuthok Dorje Yudon


... This temple was one of the structures featured in the seventh century geomantic network established by the Emperor Songtsen Gampo (srong brtsan sgam po, c ...

Read more from the biography of Zangpo Drakpa


Namkha Jigme is said to have performed many miracles and revealed treasures such as a footprint of Padmasambhava on a flat stone and a self-arising statue of Songtsen Gampo (srong btsan sgam po, 617-650) ...

Read more from the biography of Changlung Pelchen Namkha Jigme


Regarding his treasure revelations, Jamgon Kongtrul ('jam mgon kong sprul, 1913-1899), in his Terton Gyatsa (gter ston rgya rtsa), writes that they were received at Drompagyang (grom pa rgyang), one of the so-called demon taming temples built by the seventh-century Tibetan emperor Songtsen Gampo (srong btsan sgam po) of whom Khyentse Wangchuk was said to have been a reincarnation ...

Read more from the biography of Nesar Jamyang Khyentse Wangchuk


In 1645, the Fifth Dalai Lama began the construction of the Potala Palace on Red Hill (mar po ri) in Lhasa, named after the pure land of the Avalokiteśvara, Potalaka, and placed on the site of the seventh century Tibetan Emperor Songtsen Gampo’s (srong btsan sgam po) capital ...

Read more from the biography of Ngawang Lobzang Gyatso


... Among these sites were the massive Vairocana statue in Khoting Lhakhang ('kho 'thing lha khang), a border-taming temple built by the Tibetan emperor Songtsen Gampo (srong btsan sgam po, r ...

Read more from the biography of Nyangrel Nyima Ozer