Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen

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"In the early 14th century, Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen (also written "Dolbuwa," 1292-1361) became the main figure of the Jonang. After studying each of the existing Buddhist traditions in Tibet including the Sakya, Kagyu, and Nyingma, Dolpopa settled in Jomonang. Dolpopa then served as the abbot of Jonang Monastery and in the year 1333 completed the Great Stupa of Jonang."[1]

For a complete biography, see the Masters Database on the Jonang Foundation website; the biography of Dolpopa.

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as listed in the "History of the Jonang School" (jo nang chos 'byung bzla ba'i sgron me) by Ngawang Lodro Drakpa:


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