Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen

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Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen

Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen (Tib. ས་སྐྱ་པཎྜི་ཏ་ཀུན་དགའ་རྒྱལ་མཚན་, Wyl. sa skya paN+Di ta kun dga' rgyal mtshan) (1182-1251) — one of the five Sakya patriarchs and the nephew of Jetsün Drakpa Gyaltsen. He was one of the greatest scholars in Tibetan history and one of the so-called 'Three Mañjughoshas of Tibet'. He was the uncle of Chögyal Pakpa.


Further Reading

  • David P. Jackson, 'Commentaries on the Writings of Sa skya Pandita: A Bibliographical Sketch' in The Tibet Journal, Vol.VIII, No.3, Autumn 1983
  • Migmar Tsering, 'Sakya Pandita: Glimpses of His Three Major Works' in The Tibet Journal, VOL.XIII,1, Spring 1988
  • Sakya Pandita, Ordinary Wisdom: Sakya Pandita's Treasury of Good Advice, translated by John T. Davenport, Boston: Wisdom, 2000, ISBN 978-0861711611
  • Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen, A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes: Essential Distinctions among the Individual Liberation, Great Vehicle, and Tantric Systems, translated by Jared Rhoton, New York: SUNY, 2002, ISBN 978-0791452868
  • Sakya Pandita, "Illuminations, A Guide To Essential Buddhist Practices", translated by Geshe Wangyal and Brian Cutillo, Novato, Wisdom Publications, 1988, ISBN 978-0932156051

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