Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo

Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo (c. 1382 – c. 1456)

Lamdré Tsogshed Lineage
Ngorpa Lineage

Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo was one of the most influential and prominent teachers of the Sakya school. Ngorchen demonstrated remarkable qualities since young and received ordination at the age of nine. He was appointed as the throneholder of the Sazang Ganden temple and later he founded Ngor monastery, which eventually became the seat of the Ngor sub-lineage of the Sakya school. He granted ordinations to over twelve thousand monks that up to this day it remains an excellent lineage. He also granted many complete Dharma collections to many; many of his disciples were great practitioners, accomplished masters, and prominent scholars.

Extracted from Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo, by Khenpo Jamyang Jinpa (Source: Sakya Calendar APP).