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'''Khenpo Yönga''' aka '''Khenchen Yönten Gyatso''' (
'''Khenpo Yönga''' aka '''Khenchen Yönten Gyatso''' (-) was a personal student of [[Patrul Rinpoche]] and [[Orgyen Tendzin Norbu]]. He belonged to [[Gemang Monastery]], a branch of [[Dzogchen Monastery]], and studied at Dzogchen and [[Shechen]] monasteries. He wrote a very popular two-part commentary on Rigdzin [[Jikme Lingpa]]'s ''[[Treasury of Precious Qualities]]'', called ''of Moonlight'' and ''Rays of Sunlight''. Among his students were Changma [[Khenchen Thubten Chöpel]] (the teacher of [[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]] and [[Khenpo Jikmé Phuntsok]]) and [[Khenchen Tsewang Rigdzin]] of Washul Mewa (who attained the [[rainbow body]]).
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Khenpo Yönga aka Khenchen Yönten Gyatso (Tib. ཡོན་ཏན་རྒྱ་མཚོ་, Wyl. yon tan rgya mtsho) (19th-20th C.) was a personal student of Patrul Rinpoche and Orgyen Tendzin Norbu. He belonged to Gemang Monastery, a branch of Dzogchen Monastery, and studied at Dzogchen and Shechen monasteries. He wrote a very popular two-part commentary on Rigdzin Jikme Lingpa's Treasury of Precious Qualities, called Lamp of Moonlight and Rays of Sunlight. Among his students were Changma Khenchen Thubten Chöpel (the teacher of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Khenpo Jikmé Phuntsok) and Khenchen Tsewang Rigdzin of Washul Mewa (who attained the rainbow body).
- Nyoshul Khenpo, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage, Padma Publications, 2005, pages 469-471.