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'''Thubten Chökyi Drakpa''' ([[Wyl.]] ''thub bstan chos kyi grags pa'') or '''Minyak Kunzang Sönam''' (Wyl. ''mi nyag kun bzang bsod nams'') (1823-1905) was an important disciple of [[Patrul Rinpoche]] famous for his commentaries on the ''[[Bodhicharyavatara]]'' and ''[[Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva]]''. He was a teacher of [[Loter Wangpo]]. Although a follower of the [[Gelugpa]] school, he is also mentioned as a prominent figure in the [[Dzogchen]] lineage of Patrul Rinpoche, and is also said to have composed some [[Sakya]] writings.
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'''Thubten Chökyi Drakpa''' ([[Wyl.]] ''thub bstan chos kyi grags pa'') or '''Minyak Kunzang Sönam''' (Wyl. ''mi nyag kun bzang bsod nams'') was an important disciple of [[Patrul Rinpoche]] famous for his commentaries on the ''[[Bodhicharyavatara]]'' and ''[[Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva]]''. He was a teacher of [[Loter Wangpo]]. Although a follower of the [[Gelugpa]] school, he is also mentioned as a prominent figure in the [[Dzogchen]] lineage of Patrul Rinpoche, and is also said to have composed some [[Sakya]] writings.
  
 
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.lotsawahouse.org/bodhicharya_overview.html An Overview of the Bodhicharyavatara by Thubten Chökyi Drakpa]
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*{{LH|tibetan-masters/thubten-chokyi-drakpa|Thubten Chökyi Drakpa Series on Lotsawa House}}
 
*{{TBRC|P4069|TBRC Profile}}
 
*{{TBRC|P4069|TBRC Profile}}
  

Latest revision as of 13:19, 17 April 2017

Thubten Chökyi Drakpa (Wyl. thub bstan chos kyi grags pa) or Minyak Kunzang Sönam (Wyl. mi nyag kun bzang bsod nams) was an important disciple of Patrul Rinpoche famous for his commentaries on the Bodhicharyavatara and Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva. He was a teacher of Loter Wangpo. Although a follower of the Gelugpa school, he is also mentioned as a prominent figure in the Dzogchen lineage of Patrul Rinpoche, and is also said to have composed some Sakya writings.

Writings

Chökyi Drakpa's writings include:

Further Reading

  • Wisdom: Two Buddhist Commentaries, Khenchen Kunzang Palden and Minyak Kunzang Sönam, translated by Padmakara Translation Group, 1993, 2nd edition 1999, ISBN 2-906949-07-8

External Links