Shamarpa, 5th

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དཀོན་མཆོག་ཡན་ལག་
Fifth Shamarpa Könchok Yenlak(1525 - 1583) 

One of the greatest names in the karma kaM tshang tradition.
  • 1538 - Received teachings from dpa' bo 2 gtsug lag 'phreng ba.
  • 1538 - Took rab byung vows from mi bskyod rdo rje.
  • 1539 - Installed at yangs pa can.
  • 1542 - Final monastic ordination.
  • 1542 - Studies with stag lung mkhas mchog ngag dbang grags pa.
  • 1546 - Solitary retreat at tsA ri tra.
  • 1561 - Installs dbang phyug rdo rje at mtshur phu and confers teachings.

His gsung 'bum is about 8 volumes. (Source: BDRC)

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Other names

  • ཞྭ་དམར་ལྔ་པ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • དཀོན་མཆོག་འབངས་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • ཟླ་བ་ཆུ་སྐྱེས་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • སྤྱན་སྔ་དཀོན་མཆོག་འབངས་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • zhwa dmar lnga pa · other names (Wylie)
  • dkon mchog 'bangs · other names (Wylie)
  • zla ba chu skyes · other names (Wylie)
  • spyan snga dkon mchog 'bangs · other names (Wylie)
  • Shamarpa, 5th · other names

Affiliations & relations

  • Karma Kagyu · religious affiliation
  • Shamarpa, 4th · emanation of
  • Shamarpa, 6th · incarnation
  • Pawo Rinpoche, 2nd · teacher
  • Karmapa, 8th · teacher
  • Zhig po gling pa · teacher
  • Karmapa, 9th · student
  • Goshir Gyaltsab, 4th · student