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... Modern Bhutan was just being founded at this time by the Tibetan lama Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (P509 zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal, 1594-1651) of the Drukpa Kagyu tradition; he had fled there from Tsang in 1616 to avoid arrest by the Tsang King, who had opposed and rejected his claim of being the incarnation of the Fourth Drukchen, Padma Karpo (P825, 'brug chen pad+ma dkar po, 1527-1592).  In exile, the Zhabdrung had been welcomed by the Drukpa Kagyu community in the western valleys of Thimpu (thim pu) and Punakha (spu na kha) and had assumed leadership mainly by popular acclaim ...

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... Tsewang Tendzin was also a distant cousin of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel  (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal; 1594-1651), linking him to the important Gya (rgya) lineage of Ralung. ...

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As a boy he was identified as the reincarnation of the Third Zhabdrung, Jigme Drakpa (zhabs drung 03 'jigs med grags pa, 1791-1830), and thus the fourth mind emanation of the great Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal, 1594-1651). ...

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... Western Bhutan had only recently been unified under Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal, 1594-1651), and its defense forces dealt the joint Tibetan and Mongolian forces their first defeat; the expedition was crushed and twenty five of its leaders were captured ...

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... As his popularity and fame spread, even the great Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal, 1594-1651) developed great regard and admiration for him. ...

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Shortly after his birth, Jamgon was brought to Punakha (spu na kha) to meet Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal, 1594-1651).  The Zhabdrung was reportedly very enthusiastic, as the boy came from a family of patrons who had helped him establish himself in Bhutan only years before.  The Zhabdrung named the boy Druk Peljor ('brug dpal 'byor) and gave him protective blessings and substances ...

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... This clan, Drukpa Kagyu followers who were strong in both Tsang and Bhutan, were rivals to Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal, 1594-1651) ...

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... His rival was Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal, 1594-1651) ...

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... In 1616, when Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal, 1594-1651) came to Bhutan and established the dual system of civil and monastic administration, Dung Dung Namkha Gyeltsen's descendants offered him Humral Dzong, together with its sacred images ...

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