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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 studied Tibetology and Sanskrit at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He translates Tibetan Buddhist texts into English and German since 1988. He was mainly trained in Buddhist philosophy and Tibetan language at [[Marpa Institute for Translators]] (Director: [[Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche]].
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Currently, he is 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 Gyamtso 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 1-55939-218-5
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* [[Dharma Senge Sangye On]]<br>
*''[[Essay in Mein Weg zum Buddhismus]]''. Hrsg. Dagmar Doko Waskönig. O.W. Barth 2003; ISBN 3-502-61111-4
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* ([[bla ma thar pa gling pa]])<br>
*The Classification of Mental States. 1996; 2003. Kathmandu: Marpa Institute; Halifax: Nitartha Institute.
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* drin chen sprul sku sangs rgyas<br>
*A Critical Analysis of The Classification of Mental States. 2001. Halifax, Canada: Nitartha Institute.
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* nyang ston bsod 'bar<br>
*The Collected Topics. 1999. Halifax, Canada: Nitartha Institute.
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* 'pho rog<br>
*The Gateway that Reveals the Philosophical Systems to Fresh Minds. 2001. Halifax, Canada: Nitartha Institute.
 
*The Ninth Chapter of the Bodhicaryavatara with a commentary by Pawo Rinpoche Tsugla Trengwa. 2000—2001. 2 Vol. Hamburg, Germany: Nitartha Institut.
 
*A Commentary on the Perfection of Knowledge: The Noble One Resting at Ease. 2001. Halifax, Canada: Nitartha Institute (translation of The Ornament of Clear Realization and the word-commentary on it in Karmapa Mikyö Dorje´s The Noble One Resting at Ease, including some of its general topics).
 
*The Presentation of Grounds, Paths, and Results in the Causal Vehicle of Characteristics in The Treasury of Knowledge (Shes bya kun khyab mdzod, ch. 9.1 and 10.1). 2002a. Halifax, Canada: Nitartha Institute.
 
*The Presentation of Madhyamaka in The Treasury of Knowledge (Shes bya kun khyab mdzod, Selected passages from ch. 6.3, 7.2, and 7.3). 2002b. Halifax, Canada: Nitartha Institute.
 
*In Praise of Dharmadhatu with a commentary by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje. 2005. Halifax, Canada: Nitartha Institute.
 
  
In German
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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
  
*Das Kurze Gebet an Mañjushri. 1992. Hamburg: Karmapae Chö Ling
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===Main Lineages===
*Die Klassifikation der Gründe. 1994. Hamburg: Marpa Institut.
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*[[Kagyu]]<br>
*Die Siebenunddreissig Praktiken eines Bodhisattva. 1994. Kathmandu: Marpa Institute.
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*[[Drukpa Kagyu]]<br>
*Das Bergweihrauchopfer. 1994. Wachendorf: Kamalashila Institut.
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===Alternate Names===
*Das Rauchopfer: Wolkenschar der Sinnesfreuden. 1996. Wachendorf: Kamalashila Institut.
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* pha 'brug sgom zhig po<br>
*Die gesammelten Beweisführungen des Ozeans der Texte über Beweisführung, die das Tor auftun zum Schatz, der alle Erkenntnisobjekte umfasst, "Der magische Schlüssel." 1997. Nagold: Marpa Institute.
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* rtogs ldan pha jo<br>
*Die Abhandlung, die das Herz der So-Gegangenen aufzeigt. 1999. Hamburg, Germany: Nitartha Institut.
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* pha 'gro mgon<br>
*Die Klassifikation der Bewusstseinseinszustände. 1999. Hamburg, Germany: Nitartha Institut.
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*'gro sgom zhig po<br>
*Die Gesammelten Themen. 1999. Hamburg, Germany: Nitartha Institut.
 
*Eine Kritische Analyse der Klassifikation der Bewusstseinseinszustände. 2001. Hamburg, Germany: Nitartha Institut.
 
*Die Darstellung des Madhyamaka im Schatz des Wissens. 2002. Hamburg, Germany: Nitartha Institut.
 
*Das Sadhana des orangefarbenen Mandschugoscha Arapatschana. 2002. Publ. by Siddharta´s Intent.
 
*Die Unterscheidung zwischen der Mitte und Extremen mit Kommentar von Mipham Rinpoche. 2005. Hamburg, Germany: Nitartha Institut.
 
Published by Thegsum Tashi Chöling, Hamburg:
 
*1995. Die Vorbereitenden Übungen von Mahamudra
 
*1997. Das Herz-Sutra
 
      Guru-Yoga des 16. Karmapa
 
      Guru-Yoga von Guru Padma Tötreng Tsal
 
      Das Kurze Gebet an Vajradhara
 
  
See also [[Marpa Institute]] and the website of [[Nitartha Institute]] ([http://www.nitarthainstitute.org Nitartha Institute website])
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===Other Reference Sources===
 
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===Active Projects===
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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>   
*Study of the [[Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje]]´s commentary on the [[Dharmadhatustava]] by [[Nagarjuna]] in comparison to other commentaries
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*Translation of and essay on the Third Karmapa´s [[snying po bstan pa]] (Showing the Essence) and
 
*Translation of and essay on the Third Karmapa´s [[rnam shes ye shes 'byed pa]] ''([[Distinguishing Consciousness and Wisdom]]'' with the commentaries by [[Jamgon Kongtrul|Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye]]
 
*Translating and introducing a collection of Buddhist Poetry and Pith-Instructions from both India and Tibet
 
*Exemplary stories from the sutras (an appendix to [[Drikung Ngorje Repa]]'s [[theg chen bstan pa´i snying po]]), in both English and German
 
 
 
===Unpublished Works (completed)===
 
 
 
English
 
 
 
*The Classification of Reasons
 
*The Heart Sutra
 
*The Short Prayer to Vajradhara
 
*The Prayer to Mañjushri
 
 
 
German
 
 
 
*Die Definitionszuordnungen von Geist und Geistigen Ereignissen, Ein Wassertropfen aus dem Ozean der Erkenntnisobjekte (sems sems byung mtshan msthon sbyor ba shes bya´i rgya mtsho´i thig pa, KTGR)
 
*Bodhicaryavatara (Kapitel 2, 3 und 6)
 
*Das Aufzeigen des Dharma-Körpers per Fingerzeig (chos sku mdzub tshugs, 9. Karmapa Dbang phyug rdo rje)
 
*Das Sutra vom Reissetzling (sa lu ljang pa´i mdo)
 
*Das Kurze Mahakala-Gebet (Om ma dag ma)
 
 
 
===Other Projects===
 
*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