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Jikten Gönpo(1143 - 1217) 
Jikten Gonpo Rinchen Pel ('jig rten mgon po rin chen dpal) is credited with the founding of Drigung Til Monastery in 1179 and the establishment of the Drigung Kagyu tradition. He was a close disciple of Pakmodrupa and briefly administered Densatil following Pakmodrupa's death. His close disciple was Sherab Jungne.

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"The [buddha] element in sentient beings makes enlightenment attainable. This enlightenment is attained gradually and not instantaneously..." Mathes, K., A Direct Path to the Buddha Within, p. 42.

Other names

  • འཇིག་རྟེན་མགོན་པོ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • རིན་ཆེན་དཔལ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • འཇིག་རྟེན་གསུམ་མགོན་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • འབྲི་གུང་གདན་རབས་༠༡་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • 'jig rten mgon po · other names (Wylie)
  • rin chen dpal · other names (Wylie)
  • 'jig rten gsum mgon · other names (Wylie)
  • 'bri gung gdan rabs 01 · other names (Wylie)

Affiliations & relations

  • Drikung Kagyu · religious affiliation
  • phag mo gru pa rdo rje rgyal po · teacher
  • 'bri gung spyan snga shes rab 'byung gnas · student
  • Rdo rje shes rab · student