'bri gung skyob pa 'jig rten mgon po

From Khyentse Lineage - A Tsadra Foundation Project


Jikten Gönpo(1143 - 1217) 
Jikten Gonpo Rinchen Pel ('jig rten mgon po rin chen dpal) is credited with the founding of Drigung Til Monastery in 1179 and the establishment of the Drigung Kagyu tradition. He was a close disciple of Pakmodrupa and briefly administered Densatil following Pakmodrupa's death. His close disciple was Sherab Jungne.

He was born to an illustrious clan called the Kyura (skyu ra) at a town in Kham called Tsungu (tsu ngu), in 1123. He studied with teachers from many traditions and completed many years of retreat, after which he took monastic vows in 1177...

"...Jikten Gonpo and his Drigung lineage are best known for the set of teachings known as The Five Profound Paths of Mahāmudrā (phyag chen lnga ldan). Some of his sayings were collected by Sherab Jungne into what is known as the Single Intention (dgongs gcig), teachings of a profoundly philosophical character further developed in commentarial works written in the following generation. Some of Jikten Gonpo's teachings were collected by yet another disciple into what is known as the Heart of the Great Vehicle's Teachings (theg chen bstan pa'i snying po)..."
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Text People Deity/Cycle/Genre Total pages Folios
(ཆོས་ཀྱི་བློ་གྲོས་བཀའ་འབུམ་, Vol. 2, 721-722.)
Author: 'jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse chos kyi blo gros
Associated ppl: 'bri gung skyob pa 'jig rten mgon po
Genre: Verses of Praise - bstod pa 2 1a1 - 1b4
(མཁྱེན་བརྩེའི་བཀའ་བབས་, Vol. 12, 505-516.)
Author: 'jam mgon kong sprul
Tertön: mnga' ris pa tshul khrims bzang po'jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse'i dbang po
Deity: thugs rje chen po
Cycle: thugs rje chen po yi ge drug pa'i gsol 'debs
Genre: Empowerment Ritual - dbang chog - dbang skur
12 1a - 6b6

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