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[[Image:JKCLWiki.jpg|frame|'''Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö at [[Samdrup Podrang]] in Lhasa, circa 1955-6''']]
 
[[Image:JKCLWiki.jpg|frame|'''Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö at [[Samdrup Podrang]] in Lhasa, circa 1955-6''']]
'''[[Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]] Timeline'''
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'''[[Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]] Timeline''' —
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''Note: many of the dates and references provided here still need to be verified''
  
 
==Water Dragon 1892==
 
==Water Dragon 1892==
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*Born in Rekhe Ajam, Sa-ngan County, in Nyarong, near [[Kathok Monastery]]. Son of the [[Nyingma]] master Rigdzin [[Gyurme Tsewang Gyatso]] and Tsultrim Tso.
 
*Born in Rekhe Ajam, Sa-ngan County, in Nyarong, near [[Kathok Monastery]]. Son of the [[Nyingma]] master Rigdzin [[Gyurme Tsewang Gyatso]] and Tsultrim Tso.
  
==1899 (aged 7)==
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==Earth Pig 1899 (aged 7)==
 
*Recognized as the incarnation of [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo]]'s [[enlightened activity]] by [[Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé]].
 
*Recognized as the incarnation of [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo]]'s [[enlightened activity]] by [[Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé]].
  
==1901 (aged 9)==
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==Iron Mouse 1900 (aged 8)==
*Enthroned at [[Katok Monastery]]. He is known as Tulku Lodrö.
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*[[Katok Situ Chökyi Gyatso]], the nephew of [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo]], brings him to [[Kathok Monastery]].
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==Iron Ox 1901 (aged 9)==
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*Enthroned at [[Katok Monastery]]. He is known as Tulku Lodrö and Jamyang Lodrö Gyatso.
  
 
==1905 (aged 13)==
 
==1905 (aged 13)==
 
*Caring for his ailing tutor Khenpo Thubten Rigdzin, also the former tutor of Kathok Situ Rinpoche.
 
*Caring for his ailing tutor Khenpo Thubten Rigdzin, also the former tutor of Kathok Situ Rinpoche.
  
==1906 (aged 14)==
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==Fire Horse 1906 (aged 14)==
 
*Towards the end of the year: death of his tutor.
 
*Towards the end of the year: death of his tutor.
 
*Gathering funds for the Katok Monastery in Horkhok and [[Dzachukha]].
 
*Gathering funds for the Katok Monastery in Horkhok and [[Dzachukha]].
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*Meets [[Adzom Drukpa]] at Adzom Gar near Tromuk. Adzom Drukpa recognizes him as the true incarnation of Khyentse Wangpo.
 
*Meets [[Adzom Drukpa]] at Adzom Gar near Tromuk. Adzom Drukpa recognizes him as the true incarnation of Khyentse Wangpo.
  
==1909 (aged 17)==
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==Earth Bird 1909 (aged 17)==
 
*17th day of the second month: death of [[Jamyang Chökyi Wangpo]]—the body incarnation of [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo]] and throne holder of Dzongsar—during a visit to [[Dzogchen Monastery]].
 
*17th day of the second month: death of [[Jamyang Chökyi Wangpo]]—the body incarnation of [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo]] and throne holder of Dzongsar—during a visit to [[Dzogchen Monastery]].
 
*Dzongsar Monastery requests Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö to fill the vacant seat of Khyentse Wangpo at Dzongsar Tashi Lhatsé.
 
*Dzongsar Monastery requests Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö to fill the vacant seat of Khyentse Wangpo at Dzongsar Tashi Lhatsé.
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*25th day of the 1st month: birth of [[Jamyang Chökyi Wangchuk]], later recognized as the incarnation of Jamyang Chökyi Wangpo.
 
*25th day of the 1st month: birth of [[Jamyang Chökyi Wangchuk]], later recognized as the incarnation of Jamyang Chökyi Wangpo.
 
*3rd day of the 3rd month: birth of [[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]], later recognized as the mind incarnation of [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo]].
 
*3rd day of the 3rd month: birth of [[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]], later recognized as the mind incarnation of [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo]].
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*receives the Sakya transmissions of [[Lamdré Lopshé]], [[Hevajra Tantra]] and other scriptures from [[Jamyang Loter Wangpo]]
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==1911 (aged 19)==
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*receives the [[Rinchen Terdzö]] and [[Chokling Tersar]] empowerments from his father.
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==Water Mouse 1912 (aged 20)==
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*receives the Druptap Küntü and other transmissions from Khenpo Samten Lodrö.
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*passing away of his father.
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==Water Ox 1913 (aged 21)==
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*receives many transmissions from Thartsé Shabdrung Champa Kunzang Tenpé Nyima.
  
==1918 (aged 26)==
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==Earth Sheep 1919 (aged 27)==
 
*receives ordination at [[Dzogchen Monastery]].
 
*receives ordination at [[Dzogchen Monastery]].
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*receives transmissions of [[Changter]], Minling ter and many other teachings from [[Shechen Gyaltsap Gyurme Pema Namgyal]].
 
*Establishes [[Kham-jé]] Shedra at Dzongsar Monastery with [[Khenpo Shenga]] as the first head [[khenpo]].
 
*Establishes [[Kham-jé]] Shedra at Dzongsar Monastery with [[Khenpo Shenga]] as the first head [[khenpo]].
  
==1919 (aged 27)==
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==Iron Monkey 1920 (aged 28)==
 
 
==1920 (aged 28)==
 
 
*Stays several months at [[Dodrupchen Jikmé Tenpé Nyima]]'s hermitage in [[Golok]] and receives the empowerments of [[Rigdzin Düpa]] and [[Tiklé Gyachen]], as well as the teachings on [[Longchen Nyingtik]] (including [[Yeshe Lama]]) and [[Guhyagarbha Tantra]].<ref>See [[Tulku Thondup]], ''Masters of Meditation and Miracles'', p. 245.</ref>
 
*Stays several months at [[Dodrupchen Jikmé Tenpé Nyima]]'s hermitage in [[Golok]] and receives the empowerments of [[Rigdzin Düpa]] and [[Tiklé Gyachen]], as well as the teachings on [[Longchen Nyingtik]] (including [[Yeshe Lama]]) and [[Guhyagarbha Tantra]].<ref>See [[Tulku Thondup]], ''Masters of Meditation and Miracles'', p. 245.</ref>
*Visits [[Tertön Sogyal]] in Golok to receive transmissions and teachings.
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*receives the transmissions of Damchö Dechen Lamchok from Könmé Khenpo of Dodrupchen Monastery.
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*Visits [[Tertön Sogyal]] in Golok; receives teachings and the transmissions of [[Vajrakilaya]] and Tröltik.
  
==1921 (aged 29)==
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==Iron Bird 1921 (aged 29)==
*First pilgrimage to Central Tibet, visiting Sakya Ngor, [[Lhasa]] and [[Mindroling]].
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*First pilgrimage to Central Tibet, visiting Sakya Ngor, [[Lhasa]] and [[Mindroling]].<ref>There is still some uncertainty concerning the year of this first pilgrimage.</ref>
  
 
==Wood Ox 1925 (aged 33)==
 
==Wood Ox 1925 (aged 33)==
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*First pilgrimage to Central Tibet, visiting Sakya Ngor, [[Lhasa]] and [[Mindroling]].<ref>There is still some uncertainty concerning the year of this first pilgrimage.</ref>
 
*[[Kathok Situ Chökyi Gyatso]] passes into [[parinirvana]].
 
*[[Kathok Situ Chökyi Gyatso]] passes into [[parinirvana]].
*Goes to [[Lhasa]] for first time; visits [[Mindroling]].
 
 
*10th month: visits [[Neten Monastery]].
 
*10th month: visits [[Neten Monastery]].
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*visits [[Shechen Monastery]] and receives many transmissions, inlcuding the [[Damngak Dzö]] and [[Changter]] from [[Shechen Gyaltsap Gyurme Pema Namgyal]].
  
 
==Fire Ox 1937 (aged 45)==
 
==Fire Ox 1937 (aged 45)==
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*11th month  
 
*11th month  
 
*12th month  
 
*12th month  
 
 
*Went to [[Tashiding]] during Fire Bird
 
*Went to [[Tashiding]] during Fire Bird
  

Revision as of 19:44, 25 June 2009

Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö at Samdrup Podrang in Lhasa, circa 1955-6

Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö TimelineNote: many of the dates and references provided here still need to be verified

Water Dragon 1892

Water Snake 1893 (birth, aged 1[1])

Earth Pig 1899 (aged 7)

Iron Mouse 1900 (aged 8)

Iron Ox 1901 (aged 9)

  • Enthroned at Katok Monastery. He is known as Tulku Lodrö and Jamyang Lodrö Gyatso.

1905 (aged 13)

  • Caring for his ailing tutor Khenpo Thubten Rigdzin, also the former tutor of Kathok Situ Rinpoche.

Fire Horse 1906 (aged 14)

  • Towards the end of the year: death of his tutor.
  • Gathering funds for the Katok Monastery in Horkhok and Dzachukha.
  • Meets the King of Ling; gives an elaborate commentary on the Gang Gi Lodrö.
  • Meets Adzom Drukpa at Adzom Gar near Tromuk. Adzom Drukpa recognizes him as the true incarnation of Khyentse Wangpo.

Earth Bird 1909 (aged 17)

Metal Dog 1910 (aged 18)

1911 (aged 19)

Water Mouse 1912 (aged 20)

  • receives the Druptap Küntü and other transmissions from Khenpo Samten Lodrö.
  • passing away of his father.

Water Ox 1913 (aged 21)

  • receives many transmissions from Thartsé Shabdrung Champa Kunzang Tenpé Nyima.

Earth Sheep 1919 (aged 27)

Iron Monkey 1920 (aged 28)

Iron Bird 1921 (aged 29)

Wood Ox 1925 (aged 33)

Fire Ox 1937 (aged 45)

Water Horse 1942

Water Sheep 1943

Wood Monkey 1944

Wood Bird 1945 (53)

  • Gives the empowerments and transmissions of the Treasury of Precious Termas to about a hundred students in Dzongsar. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Shechen Rabjam, Katok Situ, Pewar Rinpoche, and other important tulkus were present.[5]

Fire Dog 1946 (54)

Fire Pig 1947 (55)

Earth Mouse 1948 (aged 56)

Earth Ox 1949 (aged 57)

Iron Tiger 1950 (aged 58)

  • Sogyal Rinpoche goes to live with JKCL at Dzongsar, where he treats him as his own son. JKCL recognizes him as the incarnation of Tertön Sogyal.

Iron Hare 1951 (aged 59)

Water Dragon 1952 (aged 60)

Water Snake 1953 (aged 61)

Wood Horse 1954 (aged 62)

  • Spring of 1954: gives the Compendium of Sadhanas to more than 70 students in the empowerment room of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, The Joyful Grove of Immortal Accomplishment. In the assembly hall of Dzongsar he gave the Collection of a Hundred Sadhanas (Wyl. sgrub thabs brgya rtsa) to more than 400 people.
  • In the summer of the same year, the Sakya Dagchen of the Phuntsok Podrang comes to Dzongsar to receive Lamdré and Compendium of Sadhanas from Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö. He also gives a major Hevajra empowerment and many other special Sakya teachings. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Pewar Rinpoche are present.

Wood Sheep 1955 (aged 63)

Fire Monkey 1956 (aged 64)

Fire Bird 1957 (aged 65)

Earth Dog 1958 (aged 66)

  • Sikkim
  • 4th-7th month Darjeeling
  • Teaches the Kunzang Lama’i Shyalung at the Bhutanese Monastery in Kalimpong for seven days - without ever looking at the text (SR 19970726)
  • July and August 1958: Dhongthog Rinpoche visits JKCL in Darjeeling. From the 19th to the 23rd of the 6th Tibetan month, he received teachings on the mantrayana vows chapter of the Dom Sum Rabyé, and on the 25th he received a lung for the pratimoksha chapter, and for the Chanting the Names of Manjushri. He requested a heart advice, and JKCL composed The Beautiful Precious Garland: Words of Advice for Self and Others.

Earth Pig 1959 (aged 67)

  • Sikkim
  • Parinirvana on 6th day of the 5th month, the 12th June 1959.[9]
  • cremation at Tashi Jong, Sikkim. Ceremonies are led by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

Notes

  1. According to Tibetan custom, during the first months of a person's life, that person is considered to be one year old, until the next Tibetan New Year (Losar), when they turn two. This timeline reflects this Tibetan custom.
  2. See Tulku Thondup, Masters of Meditation and Miracles, p. 245.
  3. There is still some uncertainty concerning the year of this first pilgrimage.
  4. There is still some uncertainty concerning the year of this first pilgrimage.
  5. According to Pewar Rinpoche. Further reading: Brilliant Moon, pages 277-278.
  6. According to Pewar Rinpoche. Further reading: Brilliant Moon, page 278.
  7. According to Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche.
  8. According to Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche.
  9. According to both Phugpa and Tsurphu Tibetan calendars. Information from www.kalachakra.org [1].