Yelpa Kagyü

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Yelpa Kagyü (Tib. ཡལ་པ་བཀའ་བརྒྱུད་, Wyl. yal pa bka' brgyud) — one of the eight sub-schools of the Pagdru Kagyü established by one of Phagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo's main disciples, Drubthob Yeshe Tsekpa (Wyl. drub thob ye shes brtsegs pa) aka Yelpa Yeshe Tsek (1134-1194). He also established two monasteries, Shar Yelphuk (Wyl. shar yel phug) and Chang Tarna (Wyl. byang rta rna dgon). This lineage no longer exists today but some of its instructions have been incorporated into the Karma Kagyü school.