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A biography of Padmasambhava titled An Ocean of Excellence: A Biography of the Great Saint Padmasambhava (rig 'dzin grub pa'i dbang phyug chen po pad+ma 'byung gnas kyi rnam par thar pa ngo mtshar phun sum tshogs pa'i rgya mtsho) was earlier thought to have been composed by Tashi Tobgyel, but as Franz-Karl Ehrhard has recently pointed out, the colophon clearly attributes the work to Jamyang Sonam Wangpo ('jam dbyangs bsod nams dbang po, 1559-1620) and his father Nakchang Kunga Rinchen (sngags 'chang kun dga' rin chen, 1517-1584). ...

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He studied Lamdre and other Sakya traditions with Rechen Peljor Sherab (ras chen dpal 'byor shes rab, d.u), Konchok Lekdzin (dkon mchog legs 'dzin, d.u), Kunga Sonam (kun dga' bsod nams, d.u), an abbot of Tsedong Monastery, Jamyang Sonam Wangpo ('jam dbyangs bsod nams dbang po, 1559-1621), the Fourteenth Ngor Khenchen, Sharchen Kunga Tashi (shar chen kun dga' bkra shis,1558-1615), Sonam Lhundrub (bsod nams lhun grub, 1571-1642), and Wangchuk Rabten (dbang phyug rab brtan, 1558-1636), the eighteenth abbot of Zhalu monastery. ...

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When he was sixteen, at the request of his father and two of his uncles, he received the transmission of the Lamdre (lam 'bras) teachings from Jamgon Sonam Wangpo ('jam mgon bsod nams dbang po, 1559-1621) in a retreat center named Dorje Drakdzong (rdo rje brag rdzong) ...

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... He also studied with Sonam Wangpo (bsod nams dbang po, 1559-1621), the seventeenth abbot of Zhalu Monastery (zhwa lu dgon), and Ngawang Namgyel (ngag dbang rnam rgyal). ...

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... Besides the masters mentioned above, his principal teachers were Ngawang Chodrak (ngag dbang chos grags, 1572-1641), and Sonam Wangpo (bsod nams dbang po, 1559-1621). ...

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... His paternal uncle was Jampa Pel Ngawang Sonam Wangpo, the twenty-fifth Sakya Trichen (sa skya khri chen 25 byams pa dpal ngag dbang bsod nams dbang po, 1559-1621). ...

Read more from the biography of Jamyang Amnye Zhab Ngawang Kunga Sonam