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... He was identified as the seventh incarnation of Riwoche Jedrung line, one of two principle lines of incarnate lamas at Riwoche ...

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... Five audio recordings of oral histories of Topgye, Trinle Chodron's brother, are available at: https://lccn.loc.gov/2020706008

[16] Transcending the Confines of Traditional Male-Dominated Society in Old Tibet", Shadow Tibet (blog), December 31, 2020, https://www.jamyangnorbu.com/blog/2020/12/31/transcending-the-confines-of-traditional-male-dominated-society-in-old-tibet. ...

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Atiśa Dīpaṃkara Śrījñāna was said to have been born the second son of a royal house in eastern India, given the name Candragarbha at birth ...

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... 1879-1938), whose traditional seat was Zurmang Namgyeltse (zur mang rnam rgyal rtse)

[17] https://www.dechencholing.org/the-passing-of-lady-konchok/

[24] The Asia Journal of Thomas Merton, quoted in https://www.chronicleproject.com/christian-buddhist-dialogue/

[29] https://www.dechencholing.org/the-passing-of-lady-konchok/

[84] https://tricycle.org/trikedaily/pema-chodron-shambhala/

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At the age of sixty-one, in fire-horse year of the ninth sexagenary cycle, the year 1546, Gendun Tashi was invited to Chamdo Jampa Ling and enthroned to the seat of abbot

... Gendun Tashi was posthumously given the title of the Second Lelung Jedrung, and the fourteenth-century Kadampa master Grubchen Lekyi Dorje (grub chen las kyi rdo rje, 1326-1401) was numbered as the first. ...

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He then studied under the Fifth Karmapa Dezhin Shekpa (karma pa 05 de bzhin gshegs pa, 1384-1415) from whom he initially received the bodhicitta vows

Zhonnu Pel served as a translator for the Indian Paṇḍit Vanaratna, known in Tibetan as Paṇchen Nakyi Rinchen (ba na rat+na; pan chen nags kyi rin chen, 1384-1468), when he visited and toured Tibet, thus earning the title Lotsāwa, or translator.

... Among his important disciples were the Seventh Karmapa, Chodrak Gyatso (karma pa 07 chos grags rgya mtsho, 1454-1506); the Fourth Zhamar, Chodrak Yeshe (zhwa dmar 04 chos grags ye shes, 1453-1524); Trimkhang Lotsāwa Sonam Gyatso (khrims khang lo tsA ba bsod nams rgya mtsho, 1424-1482); Minyakpa Dorje Sengge (mi nyag pa rdo rje seng+ge, b.1462); the Second Drukchen, Kunga Peljor ('brug chen 02 kun dga' dpal 'byor, 1428-1476); and Dzongchungpa Jampa Dorje Gyeltsen (rdzong chung pa byams pa rdo rje rgyal mtshan, 1424-1498). ...

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He studied a great range of topics from the sutras and tantras, as well as general subjects under a number of distinguished teachers including the nineteenth abbot of Śrī Siṃha College (shrI sing+ha bshad drwa), Zhenpen Chokyi Nangwa (gzhan phan chos kyi snang ba, 1871-1927); the sixteenth abbot of Śrī Siṃha, Adro'i Khenchen Sonam Chophel (a gro'i mkhan chen bsod nams chos phel, d.u.); and the twentieth abbot of Śrī Siṃha, Pema Tekchok Loden (pad+ma theg mchog blo ldan, 1879-1955) ...

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1 Greensmith, Jacobson, and Choephel; see Tibshelf for a full translation. ...

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The Fifth Dza Kilung Rinpoche lives in America and runs the Kilung Foundation, through which he aims to support the revival of Kilung monastery in Tibet. ...

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[33] See Sonam Nyenda: https://sonamnyenda.com/2019/06/20/ashi-wangmo-a-buddhist-poet-of-bhutanese-royal-family/ ...

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... Four years later, in 1616, he was made the abbot of Rinchenling (rin chen gling) at the age of forty-three, and then the abbot of Sangpu Monastery at the age of forty-seven, in 1620

... He also performed as the chief lama, or abbot of Kyormolung (skyor mo lung), Sang Ngag Khar (gsang sngags mkhar), Wolkha Dzingchi ('o kha rdzing spyi) monasteries ...

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... https://www.abhilekh-patal.in/jspui/handle/123456789/2696740

... Roerich's Secretary.] https://roerichsmuseum.website.yandexcloud.net/RD/RD-571.pdf

... Shibayev in Naggar and Lobzang Mingyur Dorje at the Institute] https://roerichsmuseum.website.yandexcloud.net/UR/UR-084.pdf

... Documents of the Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute, 204] https://roerichsmuseum.website.yandexcloud.net/UR/UR-204.pdf

... [Correspondence of the New York branch of the Urusvati Institute with libraries and individuals regarding the acquisition of a Tibetan-English dictionary] https://roerichsmuseum.website.yandexcloud.net/UR/UR-219.pdf

... https://roerichsmuseum.website.yandexcloud.net/UR/UR-086.pdf

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... He then studied the Geluk monastic curriculum from the sutra section under eminent scholars in the monastery, and later enrolled in Gyume College to study tantra, with its rites and rituals, maṇḍala drawings and related topics

Thereafter, Lodro Gyatso was enthroned to the seat of abbot at Deyang Dratsang (bde yangs grwa tshang), Drepung Gomang, Gyume Tantric College, and Ganden Jangtse and taught at these monastic institutions, earning a reputation in his scholarship ...

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... This was Dakpo Dratsang (dwags po grwa tshang), also known as Dakpo Shedrubling (dwags po bshad grub gling) and Lamrim Dratsang (lam rim grwa tshang) because of its connection with the Lamrim Chenmo ...

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[6] See, for example, the colophon to Thugs rje chen po khar+sa pA Na'i sgrub thabs tshigs su bcad pa bzhi pa (https://www.tbrc.org/#library_work_ViewByOutline-O00CR000800CR0132262DB178462DB17847%7CW23703). ...

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[1] TOH: 1436 - BCRD, BDRC; TOH: 2033 - BCRD, BDRC; TOH: 2034 - BCRD, BDRC.

... For a preliminary English translation with Tibetan see The Glorious Treatise on the Release from Bondage.

[6] The Glorious Treatise on the Release from Bondage, verse 50.

[7] The Glorious Treatise on the Release from Bondage, verse 51.

[8] The Glorious Treatise on the Release from Bondage, verse 17.

[10] TOH: 1436 - BCRD, BDRC; TOH: 2033 - BCRD, BDRC; TOH: 2034 - BCRD, BDRC.

[15] https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=L8LS15308, https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=L8LS15281

[18] Buddhist Canon Research Database (BCRD) and Dan Martin's Tibskrit  both name Drakpa Gyeltsen as the Tibetan translator of this text.

[19] https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P43 and https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3203

[29] BDRC lists the following such transmission lineages: gsang 'dus mi bskyod rdo rje lha sum bcu rtsa gnyis dkyil 'khor dbang bskur ba/chag lugs, rnal 'byor bla med kyi lung brgyud, birwa pa'i blo sbyong gi brgyud pa, sbyong rgyud nas bshad pa'i ngan song sbyong ba kun rig rtsa ba'i dkyil 'khor du dbang bskur thob pa'i brgyud, gshin rje gshed dmar po chos skor las/ lha lnga'i dkyil 'khor ras bris la rten pa dbang bzhi mtha' rten dang bcas pa'i brgyud pa ...

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Pema Rangdol was a close disciple of Chingwang Ngawang Dargye (ching dbang ngag dbang dar rgyas, 1740-1807), the Mongolian prince of Sokpo who became the root teacher of Zhabkar Tsokdru Rangdol (zhabs dkar tshogs drug rang grol, 1781-1850) ...

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[1] For a short article summarizing these texts refer to https://www.shambhala.com/the-thirteen-core-indian-texts-a-readers-guide/. ...

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... Kandell - https://www.loc.gov/item/201

[69] Ken Holmes, "Better than SatNav" (https://monlam.wordpress.com/tag/16th-karmapa/page/2/)

[85]See https://kagyuoffice.org/joint-statement-of-his-holiness-ogyen-trinley-dorje-and-his-holiness-trinley-thaye-dorje/ ...

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He was accompanied by several Indian paṇḍitas: Sugataśrī, an expert in Madhyamaka and Prajñāpāramitā; Jayadatta, in Vinaya; Vibhūticandra, in grammar and Abhidharma; Dānaśīla, in logic; Saṅghaśrī, in Candavyākaraṇa; Jīvagupta, in the books of Maitreya; Mahābodhi, in the Bodhicaryāvatāra; and Kālacandra in the Kālacakra. ...

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At the age of eleven he took ordination with Zhonnu Sengge (gzhon nu seng ge, 1200-1266), the third abbot of Ralung Monastery (rwa lung) and the second of the “Nine Incomparable Lions” (mnyam med seng ge dgu), patriarchs of the Drukpa Kagyu tradition. ...

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Adro'i Khenchen Sonam Chopel (a gro'i mkhan chen bsod nams chos 'phel) was the sixteenth abbot of Śrī Siṃha College (shrI sing+ha bshad drwa) at Dzogchen Rudam Orgyen Samten Choling  (rdzogs chen ru dam o rgyan bsam gtan chos gling) ...

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3 See https://www.loc.gov/item/tohap.H0045 and Daughter of Tibet: The Autobiography of Rinchen Dolma Taring.  London: Wisdom Publications, p ...

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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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