This text provides us with an insight into the life of Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje by presenting a concise biography of the master in addition to those of his family. It, moreover, offers stories from the life of his half-sister and spiritual partner, Losal Drölma—an honored teacher in her own right and a figure on the fringe of the Yeshe Dorje tales told in temples.
This lineage prayer for Do Khyentse's treasure cycle the Natural Liberation of Grasping (Dzinpa Rangdröl) is found in a liturgical compilation arranged by Galwang Nyima. The prayer comprises verses from the supplication prayer and Troma practice as located in the revealed treasure texts as well as a short transmission lineage.
Nun, physician, and treasure revealer, Do Dasal Wangmo was a well-respected female master in eastern Tibet. She was the great-granddaughter of Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje and the last member of his family line. Her religious affinity and familial connections allowed her to follow a contemplative, studious, and altruistic lifestyle as a monastic physician and professor of Tibetan medicine.
Losal Drölma, half-sister and religious companion of Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje, was pivotal in the treasure teachings that he brought forth and became the Dharma custodian of his teachings. while imbibing the streams of instructions, she spent a wealth of time in retreat and grew rich in experiential realization.
Rigpe Raltri was the younger son of Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje. He was recognized as the reincarnation of Jigme Lingpa's son, Jigme Nyinche Özer, and became a well-respected guru in Minyak. He was a lineage holder of his father's treasure cycle of The Exceedingly Secret, Enlightened Heart-Essence of the Ḍākinī, or the Yangsang Khandro Tuktik, containing The Natural Liberation of Grasping, or Dzinpa Rangdröl. He entrusted this lineage to his younger son Do Rinpoche Gyepa Dorje.