Mindrolling Monastery, is one of the six major monasteries of the Nyingma school in Tibet. It was founded by Rigzin Terdak Lingpa in 1676. Tendrak Lingpa's lineage is known as the Nyo lineage. The name in Tibetan means "Place of Perfect Emancipation". It is located in Zhanang County, Shannan Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, approximately 43 kilometers east of the Lhasa airport, on the south side of the Tsangpo river.
Gyurme Dorje Was the founder of the Mindrolling Monastery. Gyurme Dorje was a prolific author and a revealer of hidden treasure teachings who was accompanied by Lochen Dharmashri and Pema Gyurme Gyatso.
The life of Gyurme Dorje
In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Gyurme Dorje. After this, we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Gyurme Dorje itself.
Etymology of Gyurme Dorje
Gyurme Dorje is also known as a .
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