Rongtön Sheja Kunrig
Rongtön Sheja Kunrig (Tib. རོང་སྟོན་ཤེས་བྱ་ཀུན་རིག་, Wyl. rong ston shes bya kun rig) aka Shakya Gyaltsen (Tib. ཤཱཀྱ་རྒྱལ་མཚན་, Wyl. shAkya rgyal mtshan) (1367-1449) — one of the greatest scholars of the Sakya school, and indeed in all Tibetan history, who, like his principal teacher Yaktön Sangye Pal, is especially renowned for his mastery of the prajnaparamita teachings and the text of the Abhisamayalankara. He taught at the great Sangphu Neuthog, and founded his own monastery of Nalendra in 1436. His most famous disciples were Shakya Chokden and Gorampa Sönam Senge.
Rongtön Sheja Kunrig, also known as Shakya Gyaltsen, (1367-1449) was one of the greatest scholars of the Sakya school, renowned especially for his mastery of the prajnaparamita teachings. He founded Nalendra Monastery in 1436.
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- David P. Jackson, The Early Abbots of 'Phan-po Na-lendra: The Vicissitudes of a Great Tibetan Monastery in the 15th Century, Wien, 1989
- Biography at Treasury of Lives
- The Garland of Jewel Ornaments: The Stages of Meditating on the Bodhicharyavatara by Rongtön Sheja Kunrig
- The Excellent Path of the Great Vehicle: How to Meditate on the Three Gateways to Liberation According to the Mahayana'' by Rongtön Sheja Kunrig