Shyang Yeshé Dé

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The great lotsawa Yeshé Dé

Nanam Shyang Yeshé Dé (Tib. སྣ་ནམ་ཞང་ཡེ་ཤེས་སྡེ་, Wyl. sna nam zhang ye shes sde; Skt. Jñanasena) (mid 8th cent. - early 9th cent.) — one of the twenty-five disciples of Guru Rinpoche. He translated the Madhyamakalankara with Surendrabodhi. In all, he assisted with the translation of more than 300 hundred texts that now appear in the Kangyur and Tengyur, including Prajnaparamita Sutras, tantras and dharanis, and treatises on Madhyamika, Chittamatra and logic.

Writings

  • Varieties of View (ལྟ་བའི་ཁྱེད་པར་, lta ba'i khyad par)
TBRC-tag.png ལྟ་བའི་ཁྱེད་པར་, lta ba'i khyad par

Further Reading

  • Sherab Rhaldi, Ye-Shes sDe: Tibetan Scholar and Saint in Bulletin of Tibetology vol. 38, 2002 (Available here)

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