Tibetan Masters of the Eighth Century
The eighth century was an incredible flouring of the Dharma in Tibet with special thanks to Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava, King Trisong Deutsen, and Shantarakshita. The figures in this section includes some of Guru Rinpoche's famed 25 disciples. The full list is as follows:
King Trisong Detsen, Namkhe Nyingpo, Nubchen Sangye Yeshe, Gyalwa Chogyang, Yeshe Tsogyal, Palgyi Yeshe, Langchen Palgyi Senge, Vairotsana, Nyak Jñānakumāra, Yudra Nyingpo, Nanam Dorje Dudjom, Yeshe Yang, Sogpo Lhapal, Nanam Zhang Yeshe De, Kharchen Palgyi Wangchuk, Denma Tsemen, Kawa Paltsek, Shupu Palgyi Senge, Gyalwe Lodrö, Drogben Khyeuchung Lotsawa, Odren Palgyi Wangchuk, Ma Rinchen Chok, Lhalung Palgyi Dorje, Langdro Könchok Jungne, Lasum Gyalwa Jangchub.
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The great master from India whose centrality to Tibetan Buddhism through his establishing Buddhism in Tibet and his legacy of teachings that continues to unfold cannot be overstated.