KaH thog rig 'dzin tshe dbang nor bu

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Khatok Rigdzin Tsewang Norbu(1698 - 1755) 
Tsewang Norbu later received the entire Jonangpa tradition's teachings from Drubchen Kunzang Wangpo (grub chen kun bzang dbang po, seventeenth century), and he is credited with bringing about a renaissance of the teachings, particularly of the Jonang zhentong, or “other emptiness” view (gzhan stong). Tsewang Norbu had first attempted to meet with Kunzang Wangpo in 1726, while en route to Nepal, but was unable to do so. When he returned to Tibet the following year, the two met, and Tsewang Norbu received the extensive transmission at the hermitage Genden Khacho (dga' ldan mkha' chos) in Tsang, which was named Rulak Drepung (ru lag 'bras spung) prior to its forced conversion to Geluk. Tsewang Norbu transmitted the Jonang teachings to many Kagyu and Nyingma lamas, most importantly to the Eighth Tai Situ, Chokyi Gyeltsen (ta'i si tu 08 chos kyi 'byung gnas, c.1699-1774), with whom he spent time at the Swayambhunath Stupa in Kathmandu in 1748.

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Other names

  • པདྨ་ཚེ་དབང་ནོར་བུ་རྡོ་རྗེ་དཔལ་འབར་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • ཆོས་དབྱིངས་རང་གྲོལ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • དཔའ་བོ་དོན་གྲུབ་རྡོ་རྗེ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • pad+ma tshe dbang nor bu rdo rje dpal 'bar · other names (Wylie)
  • chos dbyings rang grol · other names (Wylie)
  • dpa' bo don grub rdo rje · other names (Wylie)

Affiliations & relations

  • Nyingma · religious affiliation
  • Nam mkha'i snying po · emanation of
  • Pad+ma bde chen gling pa · teacher
  • bsod nams lde'u btsan · teacher
  • rin chen rnam rgyal · teacher
  • Karma rig 'dzin gsung rab rgya mtsho · teacher
  • Bdud 'joms rol pa rtsal · teacher
  • Blo gros chos 'phel · teacher
  • Tai Situpa, 8th · student
  • Karmapa, 13th · student
  • Chos skyong dpal ldan · student
  • Drukchen, 8th · student
  • O rgyan ngag dbang ye shes · student
  • 'ba' ra ba ngag dbang ye shes · student