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Drikung Kyobpa Jikten Sumgön

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Drikung Kyobpa Jikten Sumgön

Drikung Kyobpa Jikten Sumgön (Wyl. bri gung skyob pa ’jig rten gsum mgon) aka Ratnashri (Skt. Ratnaśrī) (1143-1217) — one of the eight main disciples of Phagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo and the founder of the Drikung Kagyü tradition. He also received the transmission of the Kagyé from Nyang Ral Nyima Özer, who gave him the name Ratnashri.[1]

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche writes[2]:

[The Drikung Kagyü school was founded by Kyobpa Jikten Sumgön, who was called the One Who Perfected Interdependence. He established Drikung Monastery[3], and he is renowned for having 180,000 students. Most famous of these are the three siddhas Nyö[4], Gar[5], and Chö, as well as Drikung Lingpa[6].

Alternative Names

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Brief Biography

Drikung Kyobpa Jigten Sumgon was one the eight foremost disciples of Phagmo Drupa, as well as the founder of the Drikung Kagyu school.

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Main Teachers

Main Students

Nyö Lhanangpa (gnyos lha nang pa) (1164-1224)

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Source

RigpaWiki:Drikung Kyobpa Jikten Sumgön

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