Fifth Shamarpa Könchok Yenlak

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Shamarpa, 5th

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PersonType Category:Classical Tibetan Authors
MainNamePhon Fifth Shamarpa Könchok Yenlak
MainNameTib དཀོན་མཆོག་ཡན་ལག་
MainNameWylie dkon mchog yan lag
AltNamesTib ཞྭ་དམར་ལྔ་པ་  ·  དཀོན་མཆོག་འབངས་  ·  ཟླ་བ་ཆུ་སྐྱེས་  ·  སྤྱན་སྔ་དཀོན་མཆོག་འབངས་
AltNamesWylie zhwa dmar lnga pa  ·  dkon mchog 'bangs  ·  zla ba chu skyes  ·  spyan snga dkon mchog 'bangs
AltNamesOther Shamarpa, 5th
BiographicalInfo One of the greatest names in the karma kaM tshang tradition.
  • 1538 - Received teachings from dpa' bo 2 gtsug lag 'phreng ba.
  • 1538 - Took rab byung vows from mi bskyod rdo rje.
  • 1539 - Installed at yangs pa can.
  • 1542 - Final monastic ordination.
  • 1542 - Studies with stag lung mkhas mchog ngag dbang grags pa.
  • 1546 - Solitary retreat at tsA ri tra.
  • 1561 - Installs dbang phyug rdo rje at mtshur phu and confers teachings.

His gsung 'bum is about 8 volumes. (Source: BDRC)

YearBirth 1525
YearDeath 1583
BornIn kong po sa stod rkyen zhol mo che dga' ldan khang gsar
TibDateGender Female
TibDateElement Wood
TibDateAnimal Bird
TibDateRabjung 9
ReligiousAffiliation Karma Kagyu
EmanationOf Fourth Shamarpa Chodrak Yeshe
StudentOf The Second Pawo Tsuklak Trengwa  ·  Eighth Karmapa Mikyö Dorje  ·  Zhikpo Lingpa
TeacherOf Ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje  ·  Fourth Goshir Gyaltsab Drakpa Döndrub
BDRC https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P1426
Treasury of Lives https://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/The-Fifth-Zhamarpa,-Konchok-Yenlag/P1426
IsInGyatsa No
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