Khön Könchok Gyalpo

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Khön Könchok Gyalpo

Khön Könchok Gyalpo (Tib. འཁོན་དཀོན་མཆོག་རྒྱལ་པོ་, Wyl. 'khon dkon mchog rgyal po) (1034-1102) — a descendant of the Khön family and founder of the Sakya school and Sakya Monastery in 1073, and its first throneholder. His root teacher was Drokmi Lotsawa.

Further Reading

  • E. Gene Smith, 'The Early History of the 'Khon Family and the Sa skya School' in Among Tibetan Texts, Boston: Wisdom, 2001

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