Jé Gampopa

From Shangpa Resource Center

Resource ID P241
Date of Birth 1079 Date of Death 1153
External links BDRC P1844

Name Variants

sgam po pa bsod nams rin chen
dwags po lha rje
bla ma lha rje




Mokchokpa Rinchen Tsöndrü
Düsum Khyenpa
Phamo Drupa Dorjé Gyelpo


At the confluence of the Kadampa and Marpa Kagyü traditions, Gampopa was the founder of the Dagpo Kagyü tradition. He counted among his main spiritual heirs Mokchokpa Rinchen Tsöndrü, the Fourth Jewel among the Seven Shangpa Jewels.