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'''Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje''' ([[Wyl.]] ''mdo mkhyen brtse ye shes rdo rje'') (1800-66) - The body (and/or mind) emanation of [[Jikmé Lingpa]]. He was said to be the son of the protector [[Nyenchen Tanglha]]. His main teacher was the First Dodrupchen, [[Jikmé Trinlé Özer]]. His life featured many miraculous events, especially during his childhood, and in later life he lived as a hunter, like some of the [[mahasiddha]]s of ancient India. He famously introduced [[Patrul Rinpoche]] to the [[nature of mind]] while beating him and dragging him by the hair.  
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'''Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje''' ([[Wyl.]] ''mdo mkhyen brtse ye shes rdo rje'') (1800-1866) — the body (and/or mind) emanation of [[Jikmé Lingpa]]. He was said to be the son of the protector [[Nyenchen Tanglha]]. His main teacher was the First Dodrupchen, [[Jikmé Trinlé Özer]]. His life featured many miraculous events, especially during his childhood, and in later life he lived as a hunter, like some of the [[mahasiddha]]s of ancient India. He famously introduced [[Patrul Rinpoche]] to the [[nature of mind]] while beating him and dragging him by the hair.  
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===Children===
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*Khaying Dölma (1823-1855)
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*Sherap Mebar (1829-1842), a [[tulku]] of the first Dodrupchen, [[Dodrupchen Jikmé Trinlé Özer|Jikmé Trinlé Özer]]
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*Dechen Rigpé Raldri (1830-1874), a tulku of Gyalsé Nyinché Öser (1793-?), the son of [[Jikmé Lingpa]]
  
 
===Reincarnations===
 
===Reincarnations===
His incarnations included the first Alak Zenkar Rinpoche, [[Pema Ngödrup Rolwe Dorje]] (1881-1943), and [[Khyentse Tulku Dzamling Wangyal]], a son of [[Dudjom Lingpa]].
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His incarnations included:
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*the first Alak Zenkar Rinpoche, [[Pema Ngödrup Rolwe Dorje]] (1881-1943)
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*[[Khyentse Tulku Dzamling Wangyal]] (1868-1907), a son of [[Dudjom Lingpa]]
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*Tuksé Doring Choktrul Rinpoche form Minyak, who became an important student of [[Khenpo Shenga]]
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*on several occasions, the [[16th Karmapa]] mentioned that he considered [[Sogyal Rinpoche]] to be an emanation of Do Khyentse
  
 
==Terma Revelations==
 
==Terma Revelations==
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===In English===
 
===In English===
 
*[[Ringu Tulku]], ''Daring Steps Towards Fearlessness: The Three Vehicles of Buddhism'', Snow Lion, 2005 (Includes a translation and commentary to Do Khyentse's ''Babble of a Fool'', a text on [[Kyerim]])
 
*[[Ringu Tulku]], ''Daring Steps Towards Fearlessness: The Three Vehicles of Buddhism'', Snow Lion, 2005 (Includes a translation and commentary to Do Khyentse's ''Babble of a Fool'', a text on [[Kyerim]])
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*[[Tulku Thondup]], ''Masters of Meditation and Miracles'', Shambhala, 1996, pages 179-197.
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*[[Nyoshul Khenpo]], ''A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage'', Padma Publications, 2005, pages 395-399.
  
 
==Internal Links==
 
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Revision as of 19:16, 5 December 2008

Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje

Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje (Wyl. mdo mkhyen brtse ye shes rdo rje) (1800-1866) — the body (and/or mind) emanation of Jikmé Lingpa. He was said to be the son of the protector Nyenchen Tanglha. His main teacher was the First Dodrupchen, Jikmé Trinlé Özer. His life featured many miraculous events, especially during his childhood, and in later life he lived as a hunter, like some of the mahasiddhas of ancient India. He famously introduced Patrul Rinpoche to the nature of mind while beating him and dragging him by the hair.

Children

  • Khaying Dölma (1823-1855)
  • Sherap Mebar (1829-1842), a tulku of the first Dodrupchen, Jikmé Trinlé Özer
  • Dechen Rigpé Raldri (1830-1874), a tulku of Gyalsé Nyinché Öser (1793-?), the son of Jikmé Lingpa

Reincarnations

His incarnations included:

Terma Revelations

  • Dzinpa Rangdrol (Wyl. 'dzin pa rang grol), 'Natural Liberation of Grasping', a famous Chöd practice

Further Reading

In Tibetan

  • rig 'dzin 'jigs med gling pa'i yang srid sngags 'chang 'ja' lus rdo rje'i rnam thar mkha' 'gro'i zhal lung (autobiography)

In English

  • Ringu Tulku, Daring Steps Towards Fearlessness: The Three Vehicles of Buddhism, Snow Lion, 2005 (Includes a translation and commentary to Do Khyentse's Babble of a Fool, a text on Kyerim)
  • Tulku Thondup, Masters of Meditation and Miracles, Shambhala, 1996, pages 179-197.
  • Nyoshul Khenpo, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage, Padma Publications, 2005, pages 395-399.

Internal Links