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[[Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo]] ([[pha jo 'brug sgom zhig po]]), (1184-1251)
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==Short description==
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Karl Brunnhölzl is a physician and also studied Tibetology. He translates Tibetan Buddhist texts into English and German since 1988. Mainly trained in Buddhist philosophy and Tibetan language at [[Marpa Institute for Translators]] (Director: [[Khenpo Tsultrim Gyatso Rinpoche]].
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Currently mainly involved as a translator and teacher with [[Nitartha Institute]] in Canada and [[Nalandabodhi Sangha]] in USA (both directed by [[Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche]])
  
Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo was one the foremost disciples of [[Tsangpa Gyare Yeshe Dorje]]. He came from eastern Tibet and, following the advice of his master to go to a place 'south of Tibet', spread the [[Drukpa Kagyu]] lineage to Bhutan.
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===Main teachers===
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*[[Khenpo Tsultrim Gyatso Rinpoche]],  
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*[[Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche]]
  
===Literary Works===
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===Published Works===
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*''[[The Center of the Sunlit Sky]]''. Madhyamaka in the Kagyü Lineage. Snow Lion 2004; ISBN ___
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*''[[Essay in Mein Weg zum Buddhismus]]''. Hrsg. Dagmar Doko Waskönig. O.W. Barth 2003; ISBN ___
  
===Main Teachers===
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For other publications, see [[Marpa Institute]] and the website of [[Nitartha Institute]] ([http://www.nitarthainstitute.org Nitartha Institute website])
*[[Tsangpa Gyare Yeshe Dorje]]<br>
 
  
===Main Students===
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===Active Projects===
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*Translation of the Third [[Karmapa Rangjung Dorje]]´s commentary on the [[Dharmadhatustava]] by [[Nagarjuna]]
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*Translation of Nagarjuna´s [[snying po bstan pa]] (Showing the Essence) and
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*Translation of Nagarjuna´s [[rnam shes ye shes 'byed pa]] ''([[Distinguishing Consciousness and Wisdom]]'' with the commentaries by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye
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*A Collection on Buddhist Poetry and Pith-Instructions from both India and Tibet
  
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===Unpublished Works (completed)===
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*Exemplary stories from the sutras (an appendix to [[Drikung Ngorje Repa]]'s [[theg chen bstan pa´i snying po]]), in both English and German
  
===Main Lineages===
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===Other Projects===
*[[Kagyu]]<br>
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*Annual teaching activity at [[Gampo Abbey]]´s [[Vidyadhara Institute]], [[Nitartha Institute]] (Canada and Germany), and [[Nalandabodhi]] centers in Canada, US, and Europe
*[[Drukpa Kagyu]]<br>
 
===Alternate Names===
 
 
 
 
 
===Other Reference Sources===
 
  
 
===Internal Links===
 
===Internal Links===
*[[Kagyu]]
 
  
 
===External Links===
 
===External Links===
  
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email: kabrunn@googlemail.com
  
[[Category:Buddhist Masters]]
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[[Category:Translators]]
[[Category:Kagyu Masters]]
 
[[Category:Drukpa Kagyu Masters]]
 

Revision as of 04:28, 6 January 2006

Short description

Karl Brunnhölzl is a physician and also studied Tibetology. He translates Tibetan Buddhist texts into English and German since 1988. Mainly trained in Buddhist philosophy and Tibetan language at Marpa Institute for Translators (Director: Khenpo Tsultrim Gyatso Rinpoche. Currently mainly involved as a translator and teacher with Nitartha Institute in Canada and Nalandabodhi Sangha in USA (both directed by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche)

Main teachers

Published Works

For other publications, see Marpa Institute and the website of Nitartha Institute (Nitartha Institute website)

Active Projects

Unpublished Works (completed)

Other Projects

Internal Links

External Links

email: kabrunn@googlemail.com