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Getse Mahāpaṇḍita Tsewang Chokdrup(1761 - 1829) 

The first of the Katok Getse (kaH thog dge rtse) incarnations, Gyurme Tsewang Chokdrup, Katok Getse Mahapandita (1761-1829) was an important Nyingma scholar from Katok Monastery who famously wrote a catalogue to the Nyingma Gyübum.

He was born in the Iron Snake year of the thirteenth calendrical cycle (1761) and recognized as an incarnation of Tsewang Trinlé, the nephew of Longsal Nyingpo (1625-1692). His teachers included Dodrupchen Kunzang Shenpen, Ngor Khenchen Palden Chökyong, Changkya Rolpé Dorje and Dzogchenpa Ati Tenpé Gyaltsen. Through his connection with the Derge royal family, he arranged for the printing of the Collection of Nyingma Tantras (Nyingma Gyübum) and the writings of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa, and took responsibility for proofreading. Among his students were the Third Dzogchen Rinpoche and the Third Shechen Rabjam, Rigdzin Paljor Gyatso (1770-1809). (Source Accessed Feb 18, 2022)

See also:

  • Deity, Mantra and Wisdom: Development Stage Meditation in Tibetan Buddhist Tantra, translated by the Dharmachakra Translation Committee, Snow Lion, 2007.
    • Ronis, Jann M. “Celibacy, Revelations, and Reincarnated Lamas: Contestation and Synthesis in the Growth of Monasticism at Katok Monastery from the 17th through 19th Centuries”. Available from the University of Virginia, here.
  • Tomoko Makidono, "Kah thog Dge rtse Mahāpaṇḍita’s Doxographical Position: The Great Madhyamaka of Other-Emptiness (gzhan stong dbu ma chen po)" in Indian International Journal of Buddhist Studies (IIJBS) vol. 12 (2011), pp. 77-119
  • Tomoko Makidono, "The Turning of the Wheel of Mantrayāna Teachings in the Rnying ma rgyud ’bum dkar chag lha’i rnga bo che by Kaḥ thog Dge rtse Mahāpaṇḍita ’Gyur med tshe dbang mchog grub (149-186)" in IIJBS vol. 13 (2012), pp. 149-186

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  • དགེ་རྩེ་པཎ་ཆེན་འགྱུར་མེད་ཚེ་དབང་མཆོག་གྲུབ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • ཀཿ་ཐོག་དགེ་རྩེ་པཎྜི་ཏ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • ཀཿ་ཐོག་དགེ་རྩེ་མ་ཧ་པཎྜི་ཏ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • འགྱུར་མེད་ཚེ་དབང་མཆོག་གྲུབ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • dge rtse paN chen 'gyur med tshe dbang mchog grub · other names (Wylie)
  • kaH thog dge rtse paN+Di ta · other names (Wylie)
  • kaH thog dge rtse ma ha paN+Di ta · other names (Wylie)
  • 'gyur med tshe dbang mchog grub · other names (Wylie)
  • Getse Panchen Gyurme Tsewang Chogdrup · other names
  • Katok Getse Pandita · other names
  • Katok Getse Mahapandita · other names
  • Gyurme Tsewang Chokdrup · other names

Affiliations & relations

  • Katok Monastery · workplace affiliation
  • Bon · secondary affiliation
  • Nyingma · religious affiliation
  • spyan snga byams pa 'bum · emanation of
  • KaH thog dge rtse, 2nd · incarnation
  • 'jigs med gling pa · teacher
  • Dodrupchen, 1st · teacher
  • Dri med zhing skyong mgon po · teacher
  • Lcang skya rol pa'i rdo rje · teacher
  • Dzogchen, 3rd · student
  • Shechen Rabjam, 3rd · student
  • zhe chen dbon sprul 'gyur med mthu stobs rnam rgyal · student
  • kun bzang nges don dbang po · student