Nanam Yeshe, also known as Yeshe Dey of Nanam and Bandey Yeshe Dey of Shang was a highly accomplished monk and a renowned translator of over 200 scriptures.
He was a disciple of Padmasambhava and is said to have displayed his miraculous powers, obtained through mastery of Vajra Kilaya, by flying in the air like a bird.
The name Yeshe means 'original wakefulness.'
The 25 disciples of Padmasambhava also called as Guru Rinpoche were instrumental in the spread of Buddha's teachings throughout Tibet. They emerged as masters, having achieved great wisdom, understanding, and success.
These Mahasiddhas are believed to have special future incarnations due to their connection with Padmasambhava's terma treasures.
To this day, these disciples continue to be reborn as Tertons, imparting the teachings of Padmasambhava in a contemporary and authentic way to new .