A Waterdrop from the Glorious Sea: The Sakya Tradition: A by Sherab Gyaltsen Amipa

By Sherab Gyaltsen Amipa

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On the mountain to be your servant. " Thus, he came to be known as "The Word of Honour Guardian" due to his affection for the lama and his adherence to his word of honour. After a long time had passed. Nyan Lotsava was about to pass avay, and he spoke to the monk who was a manifestation of the realm guardian,. saying, "I am about to pass beyond misery, so I want you to go to the best of my disciples, Lama Nam Khaupa Ch6kyi Gyaltshan, who lives in Khaphii Qhagdsong Monastery. " The protector went to this lama as instructed and acted as his servant.

He soon effortlessly knew how to read both Sanskrit and Tibetan. He received the upasaka vows from letsun 9hagpa Gyaltshan and was then given the name Kun-ga Gyaltshan. From the time of his youth. he learned medicine, the arts and various languages with little difficulty. At the age of eight. 'vajra Sadhana, and at ten, he had memorized the Two Examinations H evajratantra. lpa in the Sakya Gorum Monastery, he listened to a complete teaching by the Acarya Vasubandhu on The Treasure of Abhidharma.

The brother Khatsun Namkha Legpa protected the throne from his palace ~ithog La9hang. Another 44 brother, who was a highly esteemed lama named Namkha Gyaltshiin Pal Zangpo, lived in the Ringang La<;lhang and took monastic vows at the age of seventeen. Then at the age of twenty, he received the full initiation of a bhik0u. The father, Tishri phag Wopa, and his son Tishri Lo<;lho Gyaltshan and Khatsun Namkha Legpa all studied and practised Dharma under the guidance of many learned and well-known tutors including Gyalwa phagphugpa.

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