Lodrö Chökyong

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Lodrö Chökyong (Standard Tibetan: བློ་གྲོས་ཆོས་སྐྱོང, (Wylie: blo gros chos skyong)) (1389–1463) was a Tibetan spiritual leader. He was the fifth Ganden Tripa of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism from 1450 to 1463.[1]

He was known as a Kalachakra scholar, and was the author of the Comprehensive Commentary on Kālacakra (dus 'khor TIk chen).

He was a disciple of Tsongkhapa, Gyeltsap Darma Rinchen, and Khedrub Je.

Lodrö Chökyong's disciples included Tsangchung Chodrak (gtsang chung chos grags, d.u.); Paṇchen Zangpo Tashi (pan chen bzang po bkra shis, 1410-1478/79), the second throne-holder of Tashilhunpo; the First Pakpa Lha, Pakpa Dechen Dorje ('phags pa lha 01 'phags pa bde chen rdo rje, 1439-1487); and Norzang Gyatso (nor bzang rgya mtsho, 1423-1517).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center
  2. ^ Chhosphel, Samten (August 2010). "The Fifth Ganden Tripa, Lodro Chokyong". The Treasury of Lives: Biographies of Himalayan Religious Masters. Retrieved 2013-08-18.