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==Short description==
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[[Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo]] ([[pha jo 'brug sgom zhig po]]), (1184-1251)
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 Gyamtso 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]])
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[[Image:013-Phajo Drugom Zhigpo-sm.jpg|frame|Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo (1184-1251)]]
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Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo was one the foremost disciples of [[Dharma Senge Sangye On]] the nephew and successor of the Drukpa founder [[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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===Short Biography===
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===Main teachers===
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===Literary Works===
*[[Khenpo Tsultrim Gyatso Rinpoche]],
 
*[[Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche]]
 
  
===Published Works===
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===Main Teachers===
*''[[The Center of the Sunlit Sky]]''. Madhyamaka in the Kagyü Lineage. Snow Lion 2004; ISBN ___
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* [[Dharma Senge Sangye On]]<br>
*''[[Essay in Mein Weg zum Buddhismus]]''. Hrsg. Dagmar Doko Waskönig. O.W. Barth 2003; ISBN ___
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* ([[bla ma thar pa gling pa]])<br>
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* drin chen sprul sku sangs rgyas<br>
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* nyang ston bsod 'bar<br>
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* 'pho rog<br>
  
For other publications, see [[Marpa Institute]] and the website of [[Nitartha Institute]] ([http://www.nitarthainstitute.org Nitartha Institute website])
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===Main Students===
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* dam pa
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* nyi ma
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* gar ston
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* dbang phyug
  
===Active Projects===
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===Main Lineages===
*Translation of the [[Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje]]´s commentary on the [[Dharmadhatustava]] by [[Nagarjuna]]
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*[[Kagyu]]<br>
*Translation of Nagarjuna´s [[snying po bstan pa]] (Showing the Essence) and
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*[[Drukpa Kagyu]]<br>
*Translation of Nagarjuna´s [[rnam shes ye shes 'byed pa]] ''([[Distinguishing Consciousness and Wisdom]]'' with the commentaries by [[Jamgon Kongtrul|Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye]]
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===Alternate Names===
*A Collection on Buddhist Poetry and Pith-Instructions from both India and Tibet
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* pha 'brug sgom zhig po<br>
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* rtogs ldan pha jo<br>
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* pha 'gro mgon<br>
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*'gro sgom zhig po<br>
  
===Unpublished Works (completed)===
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===Other Reference Sources===
*Exemplary stories from the sutras (an appendix to [[Drikung Ngorje Repa]]'s [[theg chen bstan pa´i snying po]]), in both English and German
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* Dargye, Yonten and Sørensen, P.K.; The Biography of Pha 'Brug-sgom Zhig-po called The Current of Compassion; [ISBN 99936-17-00-8] [http://www.library.gov.bt/publications/books.html National Library of Bhutan ] (NLB), Thimphu, 2001.<br>   
===Other Projects===
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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
 
  
 
===Internal Links===
 
===Internal Links===
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*[[Kagyu]]
  
 
===External Links===
 
===External Links===
  
email: kabrunn@googlemail.com
 
  
[[Category:Translators]]
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[[Category:Buddhist Masters]]
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[[Category:Kagyu Masters]]
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[[Category:Drukpa Kagyu Masters]]

Latest revision as of 13:51, 8 February 2008

Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo (pha jo 'brug sgom zhig po), (1184-1251)


Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo (1184-1251)

Phajo Drukgom Zhigpo was one the foremost disciples of Dharma Senge Sangye On the nephew and successor of the Drukpa founder 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.

Short Biography


Please expand this page by pressing EDIT above.

Literary Works

Main Teachers

Main Students

  • dam pa
  • nyi ma
  • gar ston
  • dbang phyug

Main Lineages

Alternate Names

  • pha 'brug sgom zhig po
  • rtogs ldan pha jo
  • pha 'gro mgon
  • 'gro sgom zhig po

Other Reference Sources

  • Dargye, Yonten and Sørensen, P.K.; The Biography of Pha 'Brug-sgom Zhig-po called The Current of Compassion; [ISBN 99936-17-00-8] National Library of Bhutan (NLB), Thimphu, 2001.

Internal Links

External Links