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Rendawa


 
Tibetan: red mda' ba gzhon nu blo gros
Sanskrit: Kumara Mati

Product Code: G00532


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(1349-1412) A famous Sakya master. His birth place was Renda Khangso, near Sakya, and he was born into the lineage of the famous minister Gar, his father's name was Tashi Gyaltsen (bkra shis rgyal mtsan) and his mother was Wangchuk Kyi (dbang phyug skyid). As a child he was called Dzunne, his parents died while he was still young. He was raised by the nun Tashi Bum (bkra shis 'bum). From the teacher Pakchen Chozangpal ('phags chen chos bzang dpal) he received the refuge, bodhisattva and upasaka vows. He took the novice monk vows (shramanera, dge tsul) from Sazang Panchen (sa bzang pan chen) and received the name Zhonnu Lodro. He studied logic, madhyamika, abhidharma and other treatises as well tresatises on tantra. Tsongkhapa received Madhyamika teachings from him.

For more info see Nagarjuna's Letter with a Commentary by Rendawa

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