Jamyang Shakya Gyaltsen

Jamyang Shakya Gyaltsen

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jamyang Shakya Gyaltsen (1340-1373) was a ruler of Central Tibet in 1364-1373. He was a member of the Phagmodrupa dynasty which was the major Tibetan power from 1354 to 1435. His time was one of political stability in Central Tibet, and the establishment of amicable relations with the Ming Dynasty of China. Jamyang Shakya Gyaltsen was the eldest son of Sonam Zangpo, a brother of the founder of the Phagmodrupa regime, Tai Situ Changchub Gyaltsen. His mother was Damo Nyetuma. When nine years of age he was made a monastic novice. In 1352 he was elevated to boy-abbot of the see of Tsethang. The young abbot was close to the well-known scholar Buton Rinchen Drub, who praised his wide knowledge in religious matters. According to Buton, "if in front of all fields of Yarlung from Gonpo Dongri different mandalas were to be dedicated, he could cover all these fields."show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135947540
  • 9786135947540