Sa chen kun dga' snying po

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ས་ཆེན་ཀུན་དགའ་སྙིང་པོ་
Sachen Kunga Nyingpo(1092 - 1158) 
Sachen Kunga Nyingpo was the first of the Sakya Jetsun Gongma Nga, the five founding patriarchs of Sakya. These five men of the Khon family are credited with having laid the foundations for the Sakya tradition. Sachen was a layman and the third Sakya Tridzin or throne holder, a position distinct from his later designation as a patriarch. His father, Khon Khonchog Gyelpo, was the first Sakya throne holder and the founder of what became Sakya monastery.

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Other names

  • ས་སྐྱ་པ་ཆེན་པོ་ཀུན་དགའ་སྙིང་པོ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • ཀུན་ཁྱབ་རབ་དགའི་སྙིང་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • འཁོན་ཀུན་དགའ་སྙིང་པོ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • sa skya pa chen po kun dga' snying po · other names (Wylie)
  • kun khyab rab dga'i snying · other names (Wylie)
  • 'khon kun dga' snying po · other names (Wylie)
  • Sakya Tridzin, 3rd · other names

Affiliations & relations

  • Son of Sa skya pa dkon mchog rgyal po and father of rje btsun grags pa rgyal mtshan and bsod nams rtse mo. · familial relation
  • Sakya · religious affiliation
  • Ba ri lo tsA ba · teacher
  • Phag mo gru pa rdo rje rgyal po · student
  • bsod nams rtse mo · student
  • rje btsun grags pa rgyal mtshan · student
  • Byang chub sems dpa' zla ba rgyal mtshan · student