Gyalsé Lharjé

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Gyalsé Lharjé

Gyalsé Lharjé (Wyl. rgyal sras lha rje) aka Gyalsé Lharjé Chokdrup Gyalpo (Wyl. rgyal sras lha rje mchog grub rgyal po) — the second son of prince Mutik Tsenpo, and the immediate reincarnation of King Trisong Detsen.

He later manifested as five important tertons[1]:

  1. his body emanation was Nyang Ral Nyima Özer
  2. his speech emanation was Guru Chökyi Wangchuk
  3. his mind emanation was Ngari Panchen Pema Wangyal
  4. his qualities emanation was Tashi Tobgyal
  5. his activity emanation was the Fifth Dalai Lama

According to Jamgön Kongtrul, the thirteen successive reincarnations of Gyalsé Lharjé were:

  1. Sangyé Lama (1000-1080)
  2. Gya Lotsawa Dorje Zangpo
  3. Nyima Sengé
  4. Kusa Menpa Pemakyab, alias Khutsa Da-ö
  5. Doben Gyatso-ö and, simultaneously, Zur Paksi Shakya-ö
  6. Dragom Chokyi Dorje and, simultaneously, Khyung-nak Shakya-dar
  7. Yarjé Orgyen Lingpa, whose revelations include the Kadü Chökyi Gyatso
  8. Töl Ngakchang Letro Lingpa
  9. Nesar Khyentsé Wangchuk (1524-1568) and, simultaneously, Ngari Panchen Pema Wangyal (1487-1542)
  10. Garwang Letro Lingpa
  11. Puwo Rashyi Tertön Pema Rigdzin, alias Pema Tsewang Tsal
  12. Orgyen Chöjé Lingpa Dewé Dorje Tsal
  13. Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820-1892)

Jikmé Lingpa is also counted as an incarnation of Gyalsé Lharjé.

Notes

  1. According to Jamgon Kongtrul's biography of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo