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... There he studied under some distinguished teachers that included Khenchen Lekshe Jorden (nus ldan mkhan po legs bshad 'byor ldan, d.u.), the Third Getse, Gyurme Tenpa Namgyel (dge rtse 03 'gyur med bstan pa rnam rgyal, 1886-1952), and the Fourth Chaktsa, Kunzang Pema Trinle Gyatso (phyag tsha 04 kun bzang pad+ma 'phrin las rgya mtsho, d.u.) ...

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In addition to the teachers listed above, Choktrul also studied with Yakshul Khenpo Lodro (yag shul mkhan po blo gros, d.u.), Apang Terton Pawo Choying Dorje (a pang gter ston dpa' bo chos dbyings rdo rje, 1895-1945), Terse Dorje Dradul (gter sras rdo rje dgra 'dul, 1891-1959), Katok Khenpo Lekshe Jorden (kaH thog mkhan po legs bshad 'byor ldan, d.u.), Amchok Jamyang Khyenrab Gyatso (a mchog 'jam dbyangs mkhyen rab rgya mtsho, 1903-1958), and many others ...

Read more from the biography of Jampel Gyepai Dorje


Among his prominent disciples were the Third Katok Situ; the Fourth Shechen Gyeltsab, Pema Namgyel (zhe chen rgyal tshab 04 pad+ma rnam rgyal, 1871-1926); Ngawang Pelzang of Katok Monastery (kaH thog mkhan po ngag dbang dpal bzang, 1879-1941); Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro ('jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse chos kyi blo gros, 1893-1959); the twenty-fifth Dzogchen abbot, Ngawang Norbu (ngag dbang nor bu, 1886-1958); Katok Khenchen Lekshe Jorden (kaH thog mkhan chen legs bshad 'byor ldan, d.u.); the twentieth Dzogchen abbot, Tekchok Loden (pad+ma theg mchog blo ldan, 1879-1955); the abbot of Dzagyu Gemang Shedra, Dongak Tenpai Nyima (mdo sngags bstan pa'i nyi ma, c.1898-1959); the Fourth Mura Tulku, Pema Norbu (mu ra sprul sku 04 pad+ma nor bu, 1918-1958), and Khunu Lama Tendzin Gyeltsen (khu nu bla ma bstan 'dzin rgyal mtshan, 1894-1977) ...

Read more from the biography of Kunzang Pelden


... Chaktsa frequently visited Katok Monastery and exchanged teachings and transmission of rare teachings with lamas including the Third Getse Gyurme Tenpa Namgyel (dge rtse 03 gyur med bstan pa rnam rgyal, 1886-1952) and Khenchen Lekshe Jorden (mkhan chen legs bshad 'byor ldan). ...

Read more from the biography of Kunzang Pema Trinle