Khedrup Gelek Palzang
Khedrup Je was born in Tsang in 1385. He was educated at Sakya Monastery and was ordained by Je Tsongkhapa's teacher Rendawa. He first met Tsongkhapa when he was 18, and went on to become one of his leading disciples. He became very learned, especially in the tantras, writing nine volumes on the sutras and tantras, including a voluminous commentary on the Kalachakra Tantra.
He founded Gyantse Palkhor Chöde Monastery.
His incarnation line became known as the Panchen Lamas.
- Cabezón, José Ignacio. A Dose of Emptiness: An Annotated Translation of the Stong thun chen mo of mKhas grub Dge legs dpal bzang. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1992.