Tsongkhapa

Chester (John) Powers

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    Abstract

    Losang Drakba (1357-1419) was born in the Tsongkha Valley of Amdo, and is popularly referred to as Tsongkhapa, 'Man from Tsongkha'. Members of the Gelukpa, the order he founded, also refer to him as Je Rinpoche, 'Glorious Precious Jewel'. He was one of the great reformers of Tibetan Buddhism and is renowned for his erudition, his meditative accomplishments, and for reforming monastic practice.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Buddhist World
    Editors John Powers
    Place of PublicationAbingdon and New York
    PublisherRoutledge
    Pages579-590
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9780415610445
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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