Eight great pillars of the practice lineage

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Eight great pillars of the practice lineage (Wyl. ka ba chen po brgyad) — important figures from the eight practice lineages. See also the Ten great pillars of the study lineage.

  1. Pagor Vairotsana
  2. Dromtönpa
  3. Khyungpo Naljor
  4. Drokmi Lotsawa
  5. Marpa Lotsawa
  6. Padampa Sangye
  7. Kyijo Lotsawa
  8. Orgyenpa

These eight masters were first mentioned in this list by the 16th century master Tertön Sherab Özer.