Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo

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Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo

Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo (Tib. ངོར་ཆེན་ཀུན་དགའ་བཟང་པོ་, Wyl. ngor chen kun dga' bzang po) (1382-1456) was one of the most influential of all Sakyapa masters, and is credited with founding the Ngor subschool. He was a contemporary of Rongtön Sheja Kunrig and a teacher of Shakya Chokden and Gorampa Sonam Senge. He founded Ngor Monastery in 1430.

Further Reading

  • Jörg Heimbel, 'Biographical Sources for Researching the Life of Ngor chen Kun dga' bzang po (1382–1456)' in Revue d'Etudes Tibetains 22, 2011

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