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... His father was a brother of a lama Wanggyawa Chokyi Rinchen (dbang rgya ba chos kyi rin chen, d.u.), who was a disciple of both Rolpai Dorje, the Fourth Karmapa (kar ma pa 04 rol pa'i rdo rje, 1340-1383) and of Tishri Kunga Lodro (ti shri kun dga' blo gros, d.u.) ...
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... Other teachers whose names are given include Tsechenpa Dondrub Pelzang (rtse chen pa don grub dpal bzang), Lochen Tsultrim Gonpo (lo chen tshul khrims mgon po), and Jamyang Sonam Gyeltsen ('jam dbyangs bsod nams rgyal mtshan).
He restored and reconsecrated the Drigung hermitages of Dangdo (ldang mdo) and Godpuk Dzong (rgod phug rdzong).
He once went to the Jamne Yumtso ('jam ne g.yu mtsho) in the northern region of Lhari (lha ri) to cure some disciples of unspecified illnesses, and there met the young Fourth Karmapa, Rolpai Dorje (karma pa 04 rol pa'i rdo rje, 1340-1383), with whom he had a conversation on the fine points of doctrine and also discussed poetics ...
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... The site had previously been occupied by monasteries with the name of Chorten Tang beginning in the ninth century Bon institution, which was converted to Sakya by Sakya Paṇḍita (sa skya paN Di ta kun dga' rgyal mtshan, 1182-1251) in 1274 and then to Karma Kagyu by the Fourth Karmapa, Rolpai Dorje (kar ma pa 04 rol pa'i rdo rje, 1340-1383) in 1360 ...
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... For the next three decades he continued to teach, training numerous students including the Fourth Karmapa, Rolpai Dorje (kar ma pa 04 rol pa'i rdo rje, 1340-1383) ...
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... Today the location of Tsongkhapa's birth is marked by Kumbum Monastery (sku 'bum dgon pa), founded in 1583 by the Third Dalai Lama Sonam Gyatso (ta la'i bla ma 03 bsod nams rgya mtsho, 1543-1588) on the spot of the original stupa.
At the age of three, Tsongkhapa took lay upāsaka vows from the Fourth Karmapa Rolpai Dorje (karma pa 04 rol pa'i rdo rje, 1340-1383) and received the name Kunga Nyingpo (kun dga' snying po) ...
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