Lelung Shyepé Dorje

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Lelung Shyépé Dorjé, the Fifth Lelung Rinpche' courtesy of Lelung Dharma Trust

Lelung Shyepé Dorje (Tib. སླེ་ལུང་བཞད་པའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་, Wyl. sle lung bzhad pa'i rdo rje) (1697-1740) was a prolific author and an important master of both the Gelugpa and Nyingma traditions who is perhaps most famous for his writings on the origin of various Dharma protectors, entitled Life Stories of an Ocean of Oath-Bound Protectors of the Teachings.[1] He was among the earliest masters to reveal practices related to Ling Gesar.

Further Reading

  • Bailey, Cameron. A Feast for Scholars: The Life and Works of Sle Lung Bzhad Pa’i Rdo Rje.DPhil thesis, Oxford, Wolfson College, 2016.


  1. dam can bstan srung rgya mtsho'i rnam thar

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