Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo Series
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By sharing a feast of wish-fulfilling gem-like instructions
Derived from the vast ocean of all the sūtras and tantras,
You bestow the excellent wealth of benefit and happiness—
Glorious guru Kunga Zangpo, at your feet I pray.
Texts by and about Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo (ngor chen kun dga' bzang po, 1382–1456), one of the most prolific and influential masters in the Sakya school and the founder of Ngor Monastery:
This famous prayer is taken from the author's text in praise of the Vasudhārā (Tib. Norgyünma) maṇḍala, dPal ldan lha mo nor rgyun ma'i dkyil 'khor gyi lha tshogs la bstod pa chos dang dpal 'byor rgyas byed.
This supplication to the gurus of the lineage of transmission for Śāntideva's classic text down to Kunga Zangpo himself includes a request for the inspiration and blessings required to perfect the bodhisattva path.
A prayer to the lineage of masters who held the instructions for the famous four-line teaching from the Buddha and Mañjuśrī down to Ngorchen's own guru, Sharchen Yeshe Gyaltsen (shar chen ye shes rgyal mtshan, 1359–1406).
- The Purifier of Ethical Discipline: An Aspirational Praise to Vajradhara Kunga Zangpo by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö | Praise