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1) Jonang Tradition. 2) Jonang, in Tsang [RY]

place where jo nang pa was born [JV]

Jonangpa. The lineage of masters of the Shentong School who were known by their monastery at Jomo Nang. They include Yumo Miky?rje, the founder of the school, Tukje Ts??powa Sherab Gyaltsen and Taranatha [RY]

1) The Jonang tradition; 2) The place called, "Jomonang" abbreviated and known as "Jonang" in Utsang, South Central Tibet; 3) One of the five Tibetan Buddhist traditions along with the Nyingma, Sakya, Kagyu, and Geluk; 4) The tradition of Tibetan Buddhism that holds the Six Vajra Yogas of the 'Bro lineage of the Kalachakra Tantra and the zhentong (shentong) view based upon the Buddha's Third Turning or third set of sutra discourses; 5) Lineage masters of the Jonang tradition include: Yu mo Mi bskyod rdo rje (11th century) who was an early forefather of the tradition, Kun spangs Thugs rje brtson 'grus (1243-1313) who was the founder of Jonang Monastery and the Jonang tradition as we know it today, Kun mkhyen Dol po pa Shes rab rgyal mtshan (1292-1361) who wrote extensively on both sutra and tantra zhentong, Kun dga' grol mchog (1507-66), Rje btsun TAranAtha (1575-1653), 'Ba' mda' Dge legs (1844-1912), and Mkhan po Blo gros grags pa (1920-75). For more information, see: Jonang Foundation. [MRS]