Guru Chowang

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The Great Terton Guru Chowang

གུ་རུ་ཆོས་དབང༌།
gu ru chos dbang
Guru Chokyi Wangchuk
གུ་རུ་ཆོས་ཀྱི་དབང་ཕྱུག
gu ru chos kyi dbang phyug

Short biography

  • Terchen Guru Chowang (1212-1270)

The speech emanation of the Dharmaraja, born in Layak of Pangton's lineage,
At Namke Drak you revealed eighteen treasures like the Hundred-fold Three Cycles,
This master of compassion converting beings:
Homage to Guru Chokyi Wongchuk.

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  • gu ru chos kyi dbang phyug - (1212-1273); revealed {gsang 'dus bla ma'i thugs sgrub} [RY]
  • gu ru chos kyi dbang phyug - Guru Chökyi Wangchuk (1212-1273). see {gu ru chos dbang} [RY]
  • gu ru chos dbang - 1212-1270, one of the 5 gter ston kings [JV]
  • gu ru chos dbang - Guru chowang [b in the 4th water monkey yr la, d 5th water bird, Nyingma terton (1212- 1273] [IW]
  • gu ru chos dbang - Guru Chöwang. One of the Five Tertön Kings. (1212-1270). For details, see the H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche's The Nyingma Lineage, its History and Fundamentals, Wisdom Publications. Guru Chöwang means 'Master Lord of the Dharma.' [RY]
  • gsang 'dus bla ma'i thugs sgrub kyi skor - a collection of teachings from the revelations of {gu ru chos kyi dbang phyug} (1212-1273) [RY]
Some of the revelations of Guru Chowang (terma treasures revealed by him) are included in these books by Rangjung Yeshe:

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