Drukpa Senge Gyalpo

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Drukpa Senge Gyalpo ('brug pa seng ge rgyal po)[1289-1326]


Senge Gyalpo (1289-1326)

Son of Drukpa Senge Rinchen and father of Drukpa Kunga Senge. Was the sixth of the 'Incomparable Nine Lions' (mnyam med seng ge dgu) important in the early history of the Drukpa Kagyu school. At the age of twenty five he became the fifth throne holder of Ralung Monastery.

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  • Senge Gyalpo (seng ge rgyal po)
  • Bensumpa Senge Gyalpo (ben gsum pa seng ge rgyal po)
  • Chusumpa Senge Gyalpo (bcu gsum pa seng ge rgyal po)

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  • Author: dge 'dun rin chen [1926-1997] ('brug rje mkhan po 69); Title: dpal ldan 'brug pa'i gdul zhing lho phyogs nags mo'i ljongs kyi chos 'byung blo gsar rna ba'i rgyan (lho yi chos 'byung blo gsar rna rgyan).
  • Author: Yonten Dargye; Title: History of the Drukpa Kagyud School in Bhutan (12th to 17th Century A.D.) [ISBN 99936-616-0-0] pg. 45-46

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