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In 1312, at the age of twenty-three, he was given full ordination at Tsongdu Gurmo (tshong 'dus 'gur mo) in the presence of twenty learned masters, including Zhonnu Pelzang (gzhon nu dpal bzang, d.u.), who was a student of Śākyaśrībhadra; Sonam Drak (bsod nams grags, 13th-14th centuries); and his student Sonam Zangpo (bsod nams bzang po, d.u.) ...

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... He also received full monastic ordination from the abbot Sonam Drakpa (mkhan chen bsod nams grags pa, d.u.) of Cholung Monastery (chos lung dgon) and made the vow to never eat slaughtered meat for the rest of his life ...

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Sonam Gyeltsen was ordained at the age of seventeen by Sonam Drakpa (bsod names grags pa, d.u.) and Pelden Senge (dpal ldan seng ge, d.u.) who gave him the name by which he is known ...

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