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... The collaborative activity of these three figures was so successful and effective that they were collectively honored with the epithet of "Khenpo, Ācārya and Dharma king (mkhan slob chos gsum), a reference to the imperial era triad of Khenpo Śāntarakṣita, Ācārya Padmasambhava and King Tri Songdetsen (khri srong lde'u btsan). ...

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... He is credited with being a member of the translation team under Śāntarakṣita that worked on the Vinaya, sutra, and Abhidharma, and on the team that translated sadhana texts under the leadership of Padmasambhava ...

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... The Drom clan was one of the four main donors of Reting Monastery (rwa sgreng) alongside Zhang Trangka (zhang 'phrang ka), Garpoche ('gar po che) and Minyak (mi nyag), or Tangut.1 His father was Drom Sonam Woser ('brom bsod nams 'od zer) and his mother, Nyenmo Yangkyi (gnyan mo dbyangs skyid), was a daughter of Nyen Jetsun Gonpo (gnyan rje btsun mgon po) who was regarded as belonging to the lineage of the great master Nyen Pelyang (gnyan dpal dbyangs), also known as Ba Trizik (sba khri gzigs) and Ba Trizher (sba khri bzher), one of the "seven men to be tested" (sad mi mi bdun), the first seven monks in Tibet ordained by Śāntarakṣita.2 ...

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... He was one of the first seven Tibetans who were ordained by Śāntarakṣita ...

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Lui Wangpo is included in most lists of the "seven men who were tested" (sad mi mi bdun), the first group of Tibetan men who ordained under the Indian paṇḍita Śāntarakṣita, an event said in some histories to have occurred in the year 775 ...

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... He initially served in the Tibetan government as a minister to Tri Songdetsen (khri srong lde btsan, 742-800) before becoming one of the first seven Tibetans to be ordained by Śāntarakṣita. ...

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He received his ordination from Śāntarakṣita, and was initiated by Padmasambhava into the Vajrāmṛṭa (rdo rje bdud rtsi) maṇḍala, one of the eight Heruka, after which he practiced at Yarlung Sheldrak (yar lung shel brag), obtaining the ability to bring forth water from the earth ...

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... Here we see many of the details that would become so well known in later years: The monk Śāntarakṣita suggests to King Tri Songdetsen (khri srong lde brtsan, c ...

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... He translated Śāntarakṣita's treatise on the two truths, the Satyadvayavibhaṅgapañjikā (D3883) with Yeshe De and Jñānagarbha ...

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... His main doxographical works, namely *Vijñaptimātratāsiddhi, *Madhyamapratipadāsiddhi-nāma-Madhyamakālaṃkāravṛtti, and *Madhyamakālaṃkāropadeśa, present refutations of the major Madhyamaka systems, including those of Candrakīrti and Śāntarakṣita ...

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He was also known as Ba Selnang (sba gsal snang) and was said to have been a minister of King Tri Songdetsen, who sent him to India to invite Śāntarakṣita to Tibet ...

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