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Lingtsang Gyalpo

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Lingtsang Gyalpo in 1939 in Lhasa, Mudra of Dorje Phurba (Vajra Kilaya)

Lingtsang Gyalpo Wangchen Tenzin (Tibetan: Lingtsang Gyalpo Wangchen Tenzin, གླིང་ཚང་རྒྱལ་པོ་དབང་ཆེན་བསྟན་འཛིན་, Wylie: gling tshang rgyal po dbang chen bstan 'dzin), also Lingtsang Gyalgenma, was the King of Kingdom of Lingtsang province, a tertön, a ngagpa, and phurba master of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. He was said to be an incarnation of King Ling Gésar and was known for his kindness, and his siddhis linked to the practice of Dorje Phurba.

He is famous as a tertön for tséyum tsendali a long life practice based on Chandali, Amitayus consort. His master was Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and he was one of the major teacher of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö.

He had 3 sons and 1 daughter, Dechen Tso, who became the mother of Khandro Tsering Chödrön.

Lingtsang Gyalpo died in Dzongri Lingtsang in 1942, and his King (Gyalpo) title was passed to his son Phuntsok Gelek Rabten, a monk, who died in Kalimpong. Phuntsok Gelek Rabten had 5 children, among whom 2 are still alive, a son, Sey Jigme, living in Chengdu and a daughter in Dehra Dun.

Lingtsang Gyalpo is the great grandfather of Sogyal Rinpoche.





Source

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