Tri Songdetsen Series
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Texts by and about the Tibetan monarch Tri Songdetsen (khri srong lde btsan, 742–c.800), who played a major role in the establishment of Buddhism in Tibet:
This praise to the Emperor Tri Songdetsen is part of a set of three praises commemorating the lives of the so-called Abbot, Master and Dharma-King (Khen Lob Chö Sum), i.e., Śāntarakṣita, Guru Padmasambhava and Tri Songdetsen.
- Great Drum of the Devas: A Prayer to the Dharma King Tri Songdetsen by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö | Prayers
Jamyang Khyentse composed this prayer as part of a series of supplications addressed to the Abbot Śāntarakṣita, Guru Padmasambhava, the Dharma King Tri Songdetsen (mkhan slob chos gsum) as well as the future king of Shambhala, Raudracakrin, all written at the behest of the Sixth Dzogchen Rinpoche and a lama from Dzogchen Monastery called Pema Düdül.