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'''Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje''' (Tib. ཨ་འཛོམ་རྒྱལ་སྲས་འགྱུར་མེད་རྡོ་རྗེ་, [[Wyl.]] ''a 'dzom rgyal sras 'gyur med rdo rje'') aka '''Agyur Rinpoche''' (Wyl. ''a 'gyur rin po che'') (1895-1969) — the third son and student of [[Adzom Drukpa]]. He was recognized by [[Jamgön Kongtrul]]<ref>reference needed</ref> as an emanation of [[Orgyen Terdak Lingpa]]. He wrote a commentary on the [[Zangchö Mönlam]] entitled ''bzang po spyod pa'i smon lam gyi 'bru 'grel mkhas grub dam pa'i zhal rgyun theg chen lam bzang''.
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'''Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje''' (Tib. ཨ་འཛོམ་རྒྱལ་སྲས་འགྱུར་མེད་རྡོ་རྗེ་, [[Wyl.]] ''a 'dzom rgyal sras 'gyur med rdo rje'') aka '''Agyur Rinpoche''' (Wyl. ''a 'gyur rin po che'') (1895-1969) — the third son and student of [[Adzom Drukpa]]. He was recognized by [[Jamgön Kongtrul]] as an emanation of [[Orgyen Terdak Lingpa]]. He wrote a commentary on the [[Zangchö Mönlam]] entitled ''bzang po spyod pa'i smon lam gyi 'bru 'grel mkhas grub dam pa'i zhal rgyun theg chen lam bzang''.
  
In 1958, Adzom Gyalse was arrested and put in prison where he gave teachings to his fellow inmates. He passed away in 1969 with many miraculous signs, and left a letter predicting the date and place of his future rebirth and the names of his future parents.
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==Life==
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Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje (Tib. A ’dzom rgyal sras ’gyur med rdo rje, 1895-1969) aka Agyur Rinpoche (Tib. A ’gyur rin po che) was the third son and student of Adzom Drukpa Drodul Pawo Dorje (Tib. A ’dzom ’brug pa ’gro ’dul dpa’ bo rdo rje, 1842-1924).<ref name="ftn3"> Alexander Gardner, “The First Adzom Drukpa, Drodul Pawo Dorje,” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Adzom-Drukpa-Pawo-Dorje/8574 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Adzom-Drukpa-Pawo-Dorje/8574]. BDRC Profile: [#!rid=P6002 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6002]. </ref> His mother was Tashi Lhamo (Tib. Bkra shis lha mo), the daughter of a popular merchant named Budo (''bum dos''), who became Adzom Drukpa’s spiritual wife at the recommendation of Jamgön Kongtrul (’Jam mgon kong sprul, 1813-1899).<ref name="ftn4"> Alexander Gardner, “The First Adzom Drukpa, Drodul Pawo Dorje,” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Adzom-Drukpa-Pawo-Dorje/8574 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Adzom-Drukpa-Pawo-Dorje/8574]. </ref> While regarded as the incarnation of several eminent master, Adzom Gyalse was recognized as the incarnation of Minling Terchen Gyurme Dorje (Tib. Smin gling gter chen ’gyur med rdo rje, 1646-1714). Adzom Drukpa oversaw the spiritual education of Adzom Gyalse and transmitted to him especially his own ''terma'' treasures and the teachings of the Great Perfection (''Rdzogs chen'') such as the ''Longchen Nyingtik'' (''Klong chen snying thig'') and the ''Chetsün Nyingtik ''(''Lce btsun snying thig'').<ref name="ftn5"> Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche, ''A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems'', translated by Richard Barron, (Junction City: Padma Publishing, 2005): 450.</ref> These in turn became also the main focus of Adzom Gyalse’s study and practice. Thus Adzom Gyalse rose to become of the main holders of the lineage and transmission of the Great Perfection teachings.
  
===Incarnation===
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Adzom Gyalse took over the legacy of his father and became responsible for, the by his father in 1886 established, Adzom Gar (A ’dzom gar).<ref name="ftn6"> Adzom Gar (a ’dzom gar) in Tromtar, on the southern bank of the Dzing River (’dzing chu). GPS coordinates: 31°7’29"N 99°21’51"E</ref> Unlike his father, Adzom Gyalse took monastic ordination and remained a monk throughout his entire life. He further developed and expanded Adzom Gar and became its main teacher and holder. While Adzom Gyalse had the potential to become a great treasure revealer (''Ster ston'') he decided to focused instead on the preservation and continuation of existing practices and teachings.
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In 1958, Adzom Gyalse was arrested and put in prison where he gave teachings to his fellow inmates. He passed away in 1969 with many miraculous signs, and left a letter predicting the date and place of his future rebirth and the names of his future parents. In accordance with this letter, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (Dil mgo mkhyen brtse rin po che, 1910-1991) recognized a child born in Bhutan in 1980 as the reincarnation of Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje. This child became a monk at Shechen Monastery and received numerous teachings and initiations from Khyentse Rinpoche.<ref name="ftn13"> Following: “Gyalse Tulku,” on ''Shechen.org'', [http://shechen.org/spiritual-development/teachers/gyalse-tulku/ http://shechen.org/spiritual-development/teachers/gyalse-tulku/]. </ref>
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==Writings:==
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Amongst Adzom Gyalse’s many compositions, his commentary on ''Samantabhadra’s Aspiration to Good Actions'' (''Bhadracaryapraṇidhānarāja, Bzang spyod smon lam'') entitled ''The Excellent Mahāyāna Path of the Sacred Instructions of the Accomplished Scholars ''(''Mkhas grub dam pa’i zhal rgyun theg chen lam bzang'')<ref name="ftn7"> See: [#!rid=W23233 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=W23233]. </ref> and concise commentary on the ''Guhyagarbha'' tantra entitled ''A Drop of Amṛta ''(''Bdud rtsi’i thigs pa'')<ref name="ftn8"> ’gyur med rdo rje, "sgyu ’phrul drwa ba’i lam rnam par bshad pa chung ngu’i ’bru ’grel bdud rtsi’i thigs pa," in ''bka’ ma shin tu rgyas pa'' (kaH thog), (Chengdu: kaH thog mkhan po ’jam dbyangs, 1999), 897-966. [http://tbrc.org/link?RID=O003JR198 http://tbrc.org/link?RID=O003JR198]|O003JR1984CZ292383$W25983. </ref> became especially renowned.<ref name="ftn9"> Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche, ''A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems'', translated by Richard Barron, (Junction City: Padma Publishing, 2005): 451.</ref> Adzom Gyalse commissioned many of the famous Adzom Gar woodblocks, which became vital in the preservation of important text of the Ancient School.<ref name="ftn10"> Most of the at Adzom Gar woodblocks print have been scanned by BDRC. For a list of those, see: [#!rid=G3JT12503 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=G3JT12503] </ref> Adzom Gyalse was succeeded as the holder of the Adzom lineage and Adzom Gar by Thubten Padma Trinle (Thub bstan padma phrin las, 1926-2001).<ref name="ftn11"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P8099 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P8099]. </ref> Adzom Gyalse’s main biography entitled ''A Reflection of the Moon in Water'' (''Chu zla’i snang brnyan'') was compiled by Padma Kunzang Rangdrol<ref name="ftn12"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P6455 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6455]. </ref> (Padma kun bzang rang grol, 1890-1973).
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Adzom Gyalse Gyrume Dorje’s writings were compiled in five volumes and preserved at the Adzom Gar.<ref name="ftn1"> Adzom Gar (a ’dzom gar) in Tromtar, on the southern bank of the Dzing River (’dzing chu). GPS coordinates: 31°7’29"N 99°21’51"E</ref> Adzom Gar was established by Adzom Gyalse’s father, Pawo Dorje and it served as Adzom Gyalse’s main seat. Woodblocks of Adzom Gyalse’s writings were carved at Adzom Gar.<ref name="ftn2"> Adzom Gyalse himself commissioned the carving of many important texts of the Ancient School. Adzom Gar played an important role in the preservation of important writings of the Ancient School. Most of the at Adzom Gar wood-blocks print have been scanned by BDRC. For a list of those, see: [#!rid=G3JT12503 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=G3JT12503] </ref> The prints of the woodblocks of Adzom Gyalse’s collected works were published in 199? in Pelyul Dzong (Dpal yul rdzong) by the printing press Kardze Börik Rangkyong Khül (Dkar mdzes bod rigs rang skyong khul). The original manuscripts of Adzom Gyalse’s writings, from which the woodblocks were prepared, may likely still be preserved at of Adzom Gar.
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==Teachers:==
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While Adzom Gyalse’s main spiritual teacher was his own father Adzom Drukpa, his other teachers include many of the most prominent teacher of the time, such as Khenpo Ngawang Palzang (Mkhan po ngag dbang dpal bzang, 1879-1941),<ref name="ftn14"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P724 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P724]. </ref> Katok Situ Chökyi Gyatso (Kaḥ thog si tu chos kyi rgya mtsho, 1880-1923/5),<ref name="ftn15"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P706 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P706]. </ref> Khenpo Kunzang Palden (Mkhan po kun bzang dpal ldan, c.1872-1943)<ref name="ftn16"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P6962 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6962]. </ref> Dodrupchen Jikme Tenpe Nyima (Rdo grub chen ‘jigs med bstan pa’i nyi ma, 1865-1926) Thupten Chökyi Dorje (Thub bstan chos kyi rdo rje, 1872-1935),<ref name="ftn17"> Ron Garry, “The Fifth Dzogchen Drubwang, Tubten Chokyi Dorje,” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Dzogchen-Drubwang-05-Tubten-Chokyi-Dorje/9646 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Dzogchen-Drubwang-05-Tubten-Chokyi-Dorje/9646]. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P701 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P701].</ref> Khenpo Thupten Nyendrak (Mkhan po thub bstan snyan grags, 1883-1959),<ref name="ftn18"> Samten Chhosphel, “Tubten Nyendrak,” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Tubten-Nyendrak/9588 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Tubten-Nyendrak/9588]. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P6958 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6958].</ref> Sera Khandro Dewé Dorje (Se ra mkha’ ’gro bde ba’i rdo rje, 1892-1940)<ref name="ftn19"> Sarah Jacoby, “Sera Khandro Kunzang Dekyong Wangmo,” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Sera-Khandro-Kunzang-Dekyong-Wangmo/P742 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Sera-Khandro-Kunzang-Dekyong-Wangmo/P742]. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P742 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P742]. </ref> and Ayu Khandro Dorje Peldron (A g.yu mkha’ ’gro rdo rje dpal sgron, 1839-1953).<ref name="ftn20"> Joona Repo, “Ayu Khandro Dorje Peldron, ” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Ayu-Khandro-Dorje-Peldron/13139 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Ayu-Khandro-Dorje-Peldron/13139]. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3AG24 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3AG24]. </ref>
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==Students:==
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His main students include Thubten Padma Trinle (Thub bstan padma phrin las, 1926-2001),<ref name="ftn21"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P8099 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P8099]. </ref> Padma Kunzang Rangdrol<ref name="ftn22"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P6455 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6455] </ref> (Padma kun bzang rang grol, 1890-1973), Könchok Rinchen (Dkon mchog rin chen, b. 1922-?),<ref name="ftn23"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P7552 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P7552]. </ref> Nyoshul Khenpo Jamyang Dorje (Smyo shul mkhan po ’jam dbyangs rdo rje, 1932-1999),<ref name="ftn24"> Khenpo Phuntshok Tashi, “Nyoshul Khenpo Jamyang Dorje,” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Nyoshul-Khenpo-Jamyang-Dorje/P5636 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Nyoshul-Khenpo-Jamyang-Dorje/P5636]. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P5636 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P5636]. </ref> Jazi Amnye Drodul Pema Garwang Lingpa (Ja bzi a myes ’gro ’dul padma gar dbang gling pa, 1901-1975),<ref name="ftn25"> Sangngak Dorje, “Jazi Amnye Drodul Pema Garwang Lingpa” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Jazi-Amnye-Drodul-Pema-Garwang-Lingpa/P8850 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Jazi-Amnye-Drodul-Pema-Garwang-Lingpa/P8850]. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P8850 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P8850]. </ref> Tsunma Yulha (Btsun ma g.yu lha, 1901-1980),<ref name="ftn26"> Sonam Dorje, “Tsunma Yulha,” on ''The Treasury of Lives'', [http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Tsunma-Yulha/P4 http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Tsunma-Yulha/P4]. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P4 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P4]. </ref> Gojo Kharlek (Go ‘jo mkhar legs, ?),<ref name="ftn27"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3JM83 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3JM83]. </ref> Padma Tsewang Lhundrup (Padma tshe dbang lhun grub, 1931-2001)<ref name="ftn28"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P9514 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P9514]. </ref> Rago Choktrul (Ra mgo mchog sprul, ?),<ref name="ftn29"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3JM84 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3JM84]. </ref> Orgyen Rangdrol (O rgyan rang grol, ?),<ref name="ftn30"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P1PD76612 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P1PD76612]. </ref> Khyentse Rab Senge (Mkhyen rab sengge, ?),<ref name="ftn31"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P9906 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P9906]. </ref> Karma Droje (Karma rdo rje, ?),<ref name="ftn32"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3JM85 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3JM85]. </ref> Thubten Changchub Gyaltsen (Thub bstan byang chub rgyal mtshan, b.1943-?),<ref name="ftn33"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3JM108 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3JM108]. </ref> and Sangngak Tendzin (Gsang sngags bstan ’dzin, 1917-1956).<ref name="ftn34"> BDRC profile: [#!rid=P2PD17380 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P2PD17380].</ref>
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==Incarnation==
 
His [[tulku]] was born in Bhutan, in 1980. When he was nine years old, he went to Nepal and was recognized by [[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]] as the incarnation of Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje. He became a monk at [[Shechen Monastery]] and received numerous teachings and [[empowerment]]s from Khyentse Rinpoche.
 
His [[tulku]] was born in Bhutan, in 1980. When he was nine years old, he went to Nepal and was recognized by [[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]] as the incarnation of Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje. He became a monk at [[Shechen Monastery]] and received numerous teachings and [[empowerment]]s from Khyentse Rinpoche.
  

Revision as of 08:05, 5 October 2018

Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje

Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje (Tib. ཨ་འཛོམ་རྒྱལ་སྲས་འགྱུར་མེད་རྡོ་རྗེ་, Wyl. a 'dzom rgyal sras 'gyur med rdo rje) aka Agyur Rinpoche (Wyl. a 'gyur rin po che) (1895-1969) — the third son and student of Adzom Drukpa. He was recognized by Jamgön Kongtrul as an emanation of Orgyen Terdak Lingpa. He wrote a commentary on the Zangchö Mönlam entitled bzang po spyod pa'i smon lam gyi 'bru 'grel mkhas grub dam pa'i zhal rgyun theg chen lam bzang.

Life

Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje (Tib. A ’dzom rgyal sras ’gyur med rdo rje, 1895-1969) aka Agyur Rinpoche (Tib. A ’gyur rin po che) was the third son and student of Adzom Drukpa Drodul Pawo Dorje (Tib. A ’dzom ’brug pa ’gro ’dul dpa’ bo rdo rje, 1842-1924).[1] His mother was Tashi Lhamo (Tib. Bkra shis lha mo), the daughter of a popular merchant named Budo (bum dos), who became Adzom Drukpa’s spiritual wife at the recommendation of Jamgön Kongtrul (’Jam mgon kong sprul, 1813-1899).[2] While regarded as the incarnation of several eminent master, Adzom Gyalse was recognized as the incarnation of Minling Terchen Gyurme Dorje (Tib. Smin gling gter chen ’gyur med rdo rje, 1646-1714). Adzom Drukpa oversaw the spiritual education of Adzom Gyalse and transmitted to him especially his own terma treasures and the teachings of the Great Perfection (Rdzogs chen) such as the Longchen Nyingtik (Klong chen snying thig) and the Chetsün Nyingtik (Lce btsun snying thig).[3] These in turn became also the main focus of Adzom Gyalse’s study and practice. Thus Adzom Gyalse rose to become of the main holders of the lineage and transmission of the Great Perfection teachings.

Adzom Gyalse took over the legacy of his father and became responsible for, the by his father in 1886 established, Adzom Gar (A ’dzom gar).[4] Unlike his father, Adzom Gyalse took monastic ordination and remained a monk throughout his entire life. He further developed and expanded Adzom Gar and became its main teacher and holder. While Adzom Gyalse had the potential to become a great treasure revealer (Ster ston) he decided to focused instead on the preservation and continuation of existing practices and teachings.

In 1958, Adzom Gyalse was arrested and put in prison where he gave teachings to his fellow inmates. He passed away in 1969 with many miraculous signs, and left a letter predicting the date and place of his future rebirth and the names of his future parents. In accordance with this letter, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (Dil mgo mkhyen brtse rin po che, 1910-1991) recognized a child born in Bhutan in 1980 as the reincarnation of Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje. This child became a monk at Shechen Monastery and received numerous teachings and initiations from Khyentse Rinpoche.[5]

Writings:

Amongst Adzom Gyalse’s many compositions, his commentary on Samantabhadra’s Aspiration to Good Actions (Bhadracaryapraṇidhānarāja, Bzang spyod smon lam) entitled The Excellent Mahāyāna Path of the Sacred Instructions of the Accomplished Scholars (Mkhas grub dam pa’i zhal rgyun theg chen lam bzang)[6] and concise commentary on the Guhyagarbha tantra entitled A Drop of Amṛta (Bdud rtsi’i thigs pa)[7] became especially renowned.[8] Adzom Gyalse commissioned many of the famous Adzom Gar woodblocks, which became vital in the preservation of important text of the Ancient School.[9] Adzom Gyalse was succeeded as the holder of the Adzom lineage and Adzom Gar by Thubten Padma Trinle (Thub bstan padma phrin las, 1926-2001).[10] Adzom Gyalse’s main biography entitled A Reflection of the Moon in Water (Chu zla’i snang brnyan) was compiled by Padma Kunzang Rangdrol[11] (Padma kun bzang rang grol, 1890-1973).

Adzom Gyalse Gyrume Dorje’s writings were compiled in five volumes and preserved at the Adzom Gar.[12] Adzom Gar was established by Adzom Gyalse’s father, Pawo Dorje and it served as Adzom Gyalse’s main seat. Woodblocks of Adzom Gyalse’s writings were carved at Adzom Gar.[13] The prints of the woodblocks of Adzom Gyalse’s collected works were published in 199? in Pelyul Dzong (Dpal yul rdzong) by the printing press Kardze Börik Rangkyong Khül (Dkar mdzes bod rigs rang skyong khul). The original manuscripts of Adzom Gyalse’s writings, from which the woodblocks were prepared, may likely still be preserved at of Adzom Gar.

Teachers:

While Adzom Gyalse’s main spiritual teacher was his own father Adzom Drukpa, his other teachers include many of the most prominent teacher of the time, such as Khenpo Ngawang Palzang (Mkhan po ngag dbang dpal bzang, 1879-1941),[14] Katok Situ Chökyi Gyatso (Kaḥ thog si tu chos kyi rgya mtsho, 1880-1923/5),[15] Khenpo Kunzang Palden (Mkhan po kun bzang dpal ldan, c.1872-1943)[16] Dodrupchen Jikme Tenpe Nyima (Rdo grub chen ‘jigs med bstan pa’i nyi ma, 1865-1926) Thupten Chökyi Dorje (Thub bstan chos kyi rdo rje, 1872-1935),[17] Khenpo Thupten Nyendrak (Mkhan po thub bstan snyan grags, 1883-1959),[18] Sera Khandro Dewé Dorje (Se ra mkha’ ’gro bde ba’i rdo rje, 1892-1940)[19] and Ayu Khandro Dorje Peldron (A g.yu mkha’ ’gro rdo rje dpal sgron, 1839-1953).[20]

Students:

His main students include Thubten Padma Trinle (Thub bstan padma phrin las, 1926-2001),[21] Padma Kunzang Rangdrol[22] (Padma kun bzang rang grol, 1890-1973), Könchok Rinchen (Dkon mchog rin chen, b. 1922-?),[23] Nyoshul Khenpo Jamyang Dorje (Smyo shul mkhan po ’jam dbyangs rdo rje, 1932-1999),[24] Jazi Amnye Drodul Pema Garwang Lingpa (Ja bzi a myes ’gro ’dul padma gar dbang gling pa, 1901-1975),[25] Tsunma Yulha (Btsun ma g.yu lha, 1901-1980),[26] Gojo Kharlek (Go ‘jo mkhar legs, ?),[27] Padma Tsewang Lhundrup (Padma tshe dbang lhun grub, 1931-2001)[28] Rago Choktrul (Ra mgo mchog sprul, ?),[29] Orgyen Rangdrol (O rgyan rang grol, ?),[30] Khyentse Rab Senge (Mkhyen rab sengge, ?),[31] Karma Droje (Karma rdo rje, ?),[32] Thubten Changchub Gyaltsen (Thub bstan byang chub rgyal mtshan, b.1943-?),[33] and Sangngak Tendzin (Gsang sngags bstan ’dzin, 1917-1956).[34]

Incarnation

His tulku was born in Bhutan, in 1980. When he was nine years old, he went to Nepal and was recognized by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche as the incarnation of Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje. He became a monk at Shechen Monastery and received numerous teachings and empowerments from Khyentse Rinpoche.

Notes

  1. Alexander Gardner, “The First Adzom Drukpa, Drodul Pawo Dorje,” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Adzom-Drukpa-Pawo-Dorje/8574. BDRC Profile: [#!rid=P6002 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6002].
  2. Alexander Gardner, “The First Adzom Drukpa, Drodul Pawo Dorje,” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Adzom-Drukpa-Pawo-Dorje/8574.
  3. Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems, translated by Richard Barron, (Junction City: Padma Publishing, 2005): 450.
  4. Adzom Gar (a ’dzom gar) in Tromtar, on the southern bank of the Dzing River (’dzing chu). GPS coordinates: 31°7’29"N 99°21’51"E
  5. Following: “Gyalse Tulku,” on Shechen.org, http://shechen.org/spiritual-development/teachers/gyalse-tulku/.
  6. See: [#!rid=W23233 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=W23233].
  7. ’gyur med rdo rje, "sgyu ’phrul drwa ba’i lam rnam par bshad pa chung ngu’i ’bru ’grel bdud rtsi’i thigs pa," in bka’ ma shin tu rgyas pa (kaH thog), (Chengdu: kaH thog mkhan po ’jam dbyangs, 1999), 897-966. http://tbrc.org/link?RID=O003JR198|O003JR1984CZ292383$W25983.
  8. Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems, translated by Richard Barron, (Junction City: Padma Publishing, 2005): 451.
  9. Most of the at Adzom Gar woodblocks print have been scanned by BDRC. For a list of those, see: [#!rid=G3JT12503 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=G3JT12503]
  10. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P8099 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P8099].
  11. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P6455 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6455].
  12. Adzom Gar (a ’dzom gar) in Tromtar, on the southern bank of the Dzing River (’dzing chu). GPS coordinates: 31°7’29"N 99°21’51"E
  13. Adzom Gyalse himself commissioned the carving of many important texts of the Ancient School. Adzom Gar played an important role in the preservation of important writings of the Ancient School. Most of the at Adzom Gar wood-blocks print have been scanned by BDRC. For a list of those, see: [#!rid=G3JT12503 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=G3JT12503]
  14. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P724 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P724].
  15. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P706 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P706].
  16. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P6962 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6962].
  17. Ron Garry, “The Fifth Dzogchen Drubwang, Tubten Chokyi Dorje,” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Dzogchen-Drubwang-05-Tubten-Chokyi-Dorje/9646. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P701 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P701].
  18. Samten Chhosphel, “Tubten Nyendrak,” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Tubten-Nyendrak/9588. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P6958 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6958].
  19. Sarah Jacoby, “Sera Khandro Kunzang Dekyong Wangmo,” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Sera-Khandro-Kunzang-Dekyong-Wangmo/P742. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P742 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P742].
  20. Joona Repo, “Ayu Khandro Dorje Peldron, ” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Ayu-Khandro-Dorje-Peldron/13139. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3AG24 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3AG24].
  21. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P8099 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P8099].
  22. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P6455 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P6455]
  23. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P7552 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P7552].
  24. Khenpo Phuntshok Tashi, “Nyoshul Khenpo Jamyang Dorje,” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Nyoshul-Khenpo-Jamyang-Dorje/P5636. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P5636 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P5636].
  25. Sangngak Dorje, “Jazi Amnye Drodul Pema Garwang Lingpa” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Jazi-Amnye-Drodul-Pema-Garwang-Lingpa/P8850. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P8850 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P8850].
  26. Sonam Dorje, “Tsunma Yulha,” on The Treasury of Lives, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Tsunma-Yulha/P4. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P4 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P4].
  27. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3JM83 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3JM83].
  28. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P9514 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P9514].
  29. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3JM84 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3JM84].
  30. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P1PD76612 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P1PD76612].
  31. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P9906 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P9906].
  32. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3JM85 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3JM85].
  33. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P3JM108 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P3JM108].
  34. BDRC profile: [#!rid=P2PD17380 https://www.tbrc.org/#!rid=P2PD17380].

Further Reading

  • Nyoshul Khenpo, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage, Padma Publications, 2005, pages 450-454.

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