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The Later Seven Jewels of the Shangpa Kagyu; refers to seven Shangpa Kagyu masters who followed in the lineage of Sangye Tönpa Tsondrü Senge. They are: Khedrub Tsangma Shangtön, Khyungpo Tsültrim Gönpo, Ritrö Rechen Sangye Senge, Shangkarwa Rinchen Gyaltsen, Nyame Sangye Palsang, Drubchen Namkha Gyaltsen and Gyagom Legpa Gyaltsen. Even though there seem to be some variations in various sources, these are the seven most commonly agreed upon as the "Later Seven." Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye considered this group of seven masters as particularly exalted among all later lineages because, as he writes in his "dkar chag beedurya'i lde'u mig", there were three incarnations of Khedrub Khyungpo Naljor and two of Mokchokpa Rinchen Tsondrü among them. [TSD]