Jamgon Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye
Dakini Translations - Adele Tomlin

Remembering Jamgon Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye

Lodrö Thaye was born in the village of Rong-gyap in Derge, located in eastern .

The arrival of this esteemed teacher had been predicted by both in the Samadhiraja- and the renowned Indian , , in several of his hidden to be revealed at a later .

He dedicated himself to learning and understanding the teachings of the Buddha, particularly those of tantrayana and the Bön of Tibet.

He had several influential teachers, including the Fourteenth , Situ Pema Nyinje Wangpo, and the Great Khyentse, among others.

Through his studies, he became not only a highly respected master and lineage holder of the School, but also of all four Schools of and the Bön religion.

In the 19th century, Lodrö Thaye and the Great Khyentse established a non-sectarian movement in Tibet.

Lodrö Thaye became the teacher of the fifteenth Karmapa Khakhyap Dorje, imparting to him the complete Kagyu teachings.

He is widely recognized as a skilled master, scholar, , poet, and , having authored and compiled over 100 volumes of .

One of his most famous is the Five Treasuries, which includes The Treasury of Kagyu , Treasury of Key Instructions, Treasury of Precious Termas, Treasury of Vast Teachings, and the Treasury of .

He assumed the role of the main instructor and passed on the complete teachings of the lineage to the Fifteenth Karmapa, Khakhyab Dorje.


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