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Taktsang is regarded in traditional religious histories (chos 'byung) as the third member of a triad of great Sakyapa scholars consisting also of Gorampa Sonam Senge (go rams pa bsod nams seng ge, 1429-1489) and Shākya Chokden (shAkya mchog ldan, 1428-1507), a grouping that is short-handed to "Go Śāk Tak." In his history of the Sakya school, Dongtok Tenpai Gyeltsen (gdong thog bstan pa'i rgyal mtshan, 1933-2015) writes that "among the great talkers of the land of snows, even the herds of philosophical cattle are thrown into doubt when they hear the mere names of these lion-like lords of speech." ...

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