Yeshe Yang was one of the twenty-five disciples of Padmasambhava and is remembered for transcribing many of his teachings and concealing some of them.
He was also known as Ba Selnang, and it is believed that he was a minister of King Tri Songdetsen who was sent to India to invite Śāntarakṣita to Tibet.
He was among the first Tibetans to ordain and is credited with writing the Testiment of Ba, one of the earliest histories of Tibet.
Legend has it that he lived in the forested mountains with Sokpo Lhapel until one day he flew into the sky and vanished.
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 .