Shechen Öntrul Thutob Namgyal

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Shechen Öntrul Thutob Namgyal (Tib. ཞེ་ཆེན་དབོན་སྤྲུལ་མཐུ་སྟོབས་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་, Wyl. zhe chen dbon sprul mthu stobs rnam rgyal ), aka Gyurmé Thutob Namgyal (Tib. འགྱུར་མེད་མཐུ་སྟོབས་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་, Wyl. 'gyur med mthu stobs rnam rgyal) (1787-1854) was a great master and scholar of the five sciences from Shechen Monastery. His teachers included Gyalsé Shenpen Tayé.


He was the first of Jamgön Kongtrul's teachers, as well as a teacher of many other illustrious masters from the Rimé tradition such as Patrul Rinpoche, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and Katok Situ Chökyi Lodrö.

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