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'''The twenty-five disciples of Guru Rinpoche''' are his twenty-five greatest Tibetan disciples. All of them attained supreme accomplishment. There are several lists, some adding up to twenty-six by counting the King Trisong Detsen separately, as in the following list:  
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The '''twenty-five disciples of [[Guru Rinpoche]]''' (Tib. [[རྗེ་འབངས་ཉེར་ལྔ་]], [[Wyl.]] ''rje 'bangs nyer lnga'') are his twenty-five greatest Tibetan disciples. All of them attained supreme accomplishment. There are several lists, some adding up to twenty-six by counting the King Trisong Detsen separately, as in the following list:  
  
 
#[[King Trisong Detsen]]
 
#[[King Trisong Detsen]]
 
#[[Namkhé Nyingpo]]
 
#[[Namkhé Nyingpo]]
#Nupchen Sangyé Yeshé
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#[[Nupchen Sangyé Yeshé]]
#Gyalwa Chogyang
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#[[Gyalwa Chokyang]]
 
#[[Khandro Yeshé Tsogyal]]
 
#[[Khandro Yeshé Tsogyal]]
#Langchen Palgyi Sengé
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#[[Palgyi Yeshé]]
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#[[Langchen Palgyi Sengé]]
 
#[[Vairotsana]]
 
#[[Vairotsana]]
 
#[[Nyak Jñanakumara]]
 
#[[Nyak Jñanakumara]]
 
#[[Gyalmo Yudra Nyingpo]]
 
#[[Gyalmo Yudra Nyingpo]]
 
#[[Nanam Dorje Dudjom]]
 
#[[Nanam Dorje Dudjom]]
#Yeshé Yang
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#[[Yeshé Yang]]
#Sokpo Lhapal
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#[[Sokpo Lhapal]]
#Nanam Zhang Yeshé De
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#[[Shyang Yeshé Dé|Nanam Shyang Yeshé Dé]]
#Kharchen Palgyi Wangchuk
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#[[Kharchen Palgyi Wangchuk]]
#Denma Tsémang
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#[[Denma Tsémang]]
 
#[[Kawa Paltsek]]
 
#[[Kawa Paltsek]]
 
#[[Shüpu Palgyi Sengé]]
 
#[[Shüpu Palgyi Sengé]]
#Dré Gyalwé Lodrö
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#[[Dré Gyalwé Lodrö]]
 
#[[Drokben Khye'u Chung Lotsawa]]
 
#[[Drokben Khye'u Chung Lotsawa]]
#Otren Palgyi Wangchuk  
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#[[Otren Palgyi Wangchuk]]
#Ma Rinchen Chok
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#[[Ma Rinchen Chok]]
#Lhalung Palgyi Dorje
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#[[Lhalung Palgyi Dorje]]
 
#[[Langdro Könchok Jungné]]
 
#[[Langdro Könchok Jungné]]
#Lasum Gyalwa Changchup
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#[[Lasum Gyalwa Changchup]]
#[[Palgyi Yeshé]]
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#[[Drenpa Namkha]]<ref>The sequence of names follows that given by [[Dudjom Rinpoche]] in his History of the Nyingma School, but note that his list does not include Drenpa Namkha</ref>
#[[Drenpa Namkha]]
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==Notes==
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<small><references/></small>
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==Further Reading==
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*[[Tulku Thondup]], ''Masters of Meditation and Miracles'' (Boston: Shambhala, 1996)
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*[[Yeshe Tsogyal]], ''Padmasambhava Comes to Tibet: 25 Disciples - Vajra Guru Mantra - Prayers'', Dharma Publishing, 2008.
  
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Latest revision as of 10:50, 29 March 2011

Guru Rinpoche surrounded by the eight vidyadharas and twenty-five disciples from a thangka of Rigdzin Düpa

The twenty-five disciples of Guru Rinpoche (Tib. རྗེ་འབངས་ཉེར་ལྔ་, Wyl. rje 'bangs nyer lnga) are his twenty-five greatest Tibetan disciples. All of them attained supreme accomplishment. There are several lists, some adding up to twenty-six by counting the King Trisong Detsen separately, as in the following list:

  1. King Trisong Detsen
  2. Namkhé Nyingpo
  3. Nupchen Sangyé Yeshé
  4. Gyalwa Chokyang
  5. Khandro Yeshé Tsogyal
  6. Palgyi Yeshé
  7. Langchen Palgyi Sengé
  8. Vairotsana
  9. Nyak Jñanakumara
  10. Gyalmo Yudra Nyingpo
  11. Nanam Dorje Dudjom
  12. Yeshé Yang
  13. Sokpo Lhapal
  14. Nanam Shyang Yeshé Dé
  15. Kharchen Palgyi Wangchuk
  16. Denma Tsémang
  17. Kawa Paltsek
  18. Shüpu Palgyi Sengé
  19. Dré Gyalwé Lodrö
  20. Drokben Khye'u Chung Lotsawa
  21. Otren Palgyi Wangchuk
  22. Ma Rinchen Chok
  23. Lhalung Palgyi Dorje
  24. Langdro Könchok Jungné
  25. Lasum Gyalwa Changchup
  26. Drenpa Namkha[1]

Notes

  1. The sequence of names follows that given by Dudjom Rinpoche in his History of the Nyingma School, but note that his list does not include Drenpa Namkha

Further Reading

  • Tulku Thondup, Masters of Meditation and Miracles (Boston: Shambhala, 1996)
  • Yeshe Tsogyal, Padmasambhava Comes to Tibet: 25 Disciples - Vajra Guru Mantra - Prayers, Dharma Publishing, 2008.