Sa chen kun dga' snying po

From Khyentse Lineage - A Tsadra Foundation Project

Sachen Kunga Nyingpo(1092 - 1158) 
Sachen Kunga Nyingpo was the first of the Sakya Jetsun Gongma Nga, the five founding patriarchs of Sakya. These five men of the Khon family are credited with having laid the foundations for the Sakya tradition. Sachen was a layman and the third Sakya Tridzin or throne holder, a position distinct from his later designation as a patriarch. His father, Khon Khonchog Gyelpo, was the first Sakya throne holder and the founder of what became Sakya monastery.

... read more at The Treasury of Lives

5 texts associated with this figure