[1] 'jigs med gling pa, BDRC P314

[2] g.yo ru grwa'i dbus

[3] bsam yas mchims phu, BDRC G3528

[4] klong chen rab 'byams pa dri med 'od zer, BDRC P1583

[5] mgo

[6] mdo mkham rma rdza zal mo

[7] lha gnyan thang lha

[8] mda' bza' tshe dbang sman, BDRC P1PD76598

[9] The original Tibetan states that the year he was born is called rab 'dod. This corresponded to the thirteenth year of the calendrical cycle, the Earth Rabbit Year called myos ldan. However, this is not the name of the Iron Monkey Year, which matches to drag po. 

[10] Dak+ki pad+ma 'bum sde

[11] bar bzhi rong

[12] dbyings phyug mkha' 'gro

[13] nyang ral nyi ma 'od zer, BDRC P364

[14] rdo grub chen 01 'jigs med 'phrin las 'od zer, BDRC P293

[15] shugs chen stag mgo ru phan bde 'gro don gling, BDRC G4952

[16] ru dam lha lung mdo

[17] bsam yas, BDRC G287

[18] tshe ring ljongs, BDRC G351

[19] chos lung gdong

[20] kaH tog dgon, BDRC G17

[21] rdzogs chen dgon, BDRC G16

[22] zhe chen dgon, BDRC G20

[23] yang ri sgang

[24] lha rtse'i pho brang

[25] gtsang theg mchog gling, BDRC G00AG01698

[26] 'bri gung mthil dgon, BDRC G340

[27] pho brang rdzong gsar

[28] mi la ras pa, BDRC P1853

[29] khams nyi rdzong khri pa

[30] bri gung bstan gnyis dgongs gcig—Please contact us if you have any information concerning this text.

[31] 'bri gung chung tshang 04 bstan 'dzin chos kyi rgyal mtshan, BDRC P2233. He is the son of Jigme Lingpa.

[32]  zhabs drung rin po che; rgyal sras rin po che, BDRC P2233; mtshur phu'i rgyal tshab, BDRC P10583; nyi rdzong khri ba; dpal ri'i mtsho rgyal sprul sku; klong chen rol ba rtsal; zur mkhar theg chen gling pa'i rgyal sras

[33] mdo smad dar lung nyag

[34] gnyan po g.yu rtse

[35] This is possibly referring to attaining the second level of a knowledge-holder.

[36] byang chub chen po

[37] bsam yas dkor mdzod

[38] bla shing

[39] 'dzam gling srog sdud

[40] This is referring to the practice of severance (gcod).

[41] bla rdo  

[42] lce btsun seng ge dbang phyug, BDRC P0RK1222

[43] nam mkha' 'jigs med 'khrul zhig dbang drag rgya mtsho

[44] lcags zam chu bo ri, BDRC G3320

[45] thang stong rgyal po, BDRC P2778

[46] 'dus pa mdo

[47] 'gyur med tshe dbang mchog grub, BDRC P2943

[48] grub pa'i dbang phyug zhing skyong; dri me zhing skyong 02 'jigs med rig 'dzin mgon po, BDRC P5992. The translators have not been able to confirm this BDRC citation. However, it was sourced from the Treasury of Lives page of Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje. Please contact us if you can confirm.

[49] rgya rong nam mkha' tshe dbang

[50] 'jigs med ngo mtshar rgya mtsho, BDRC P2881. Date of birth is proposed to be around 1750/1760.

[51] bi ma la mi tra, BDRC P5011

[52] 'od gsal snang ba

[53] rma stod

[54] dngul dkar sgrol ma

[55] This is pertaining to the treasure cycle of Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje.

[56] Footnote 133 from FitzHerbert, S. G., & Ramble, C. 2021. An Early Tibetan Gesar sang Text. Archiv orientální, 84(3), 467–526. Retrieved from https://aror.orient.cas.cz/index.php/ArOr/article/view/189.  “Mi’u rus drug dgra-bla bsang. The “six little men” are proto-ancestors of the six ancient tribes of Tibet. For in-depth treatment of these clan names, see R. A. Stein, Les Tribus Anciennes. The Gesar epic likes to play on the theme of the six original tribes. Gesar and the Gling-bas belong to one of them: the ldong, specifically the smug po gdong (sic).”

[57] rgyal rong khro skyabs thugs rje chen po

[58] gling rgya'i a mye mu ri

[59] reb skong 'ja' mo thang

[60] g.ya' ma bkra shis 'khyil, BDRC G3703

[61] klong chen snying thig

[62] yar lung pad+ma bkod, BDRC G3983

[63] rdza stod

[64] sdug bsngal rang grol

[65] seng tshang bla ma bstan rgyas

[66] shrI sing+ha bshad grwa, BDRC G3219

[67] phyag tsha

[68] 'jigs med rgyal ba'i myu gu, BDRC P695

[69] rdza dar thang

[70] reb skong /_mgo log_mi nyag rab sgang /_so mang rgyal po/_yang sgos khro skyabs mi dbang tshe dbang nam mkha'

[71] blo gsal sgron ma/sgrol ma, BDRC P1GS138134. The text reads Losel Dronma; however, we have adjusted it to match with BDRC and with other texts on Tib Shelf.

[72] chos skor bsod nams 'phan, BDRC P1PD76596

[73] smin zla

[74] yang gsang thugs thig

[75] mkha' dbyings sgrol ma, BDRC P1PD76599

[76] khro kyabs rgyal po tshe dbang nam mkha', BDRC P1PD76602

[77] rdo grub 'jigs med 'phrin las 'od zer 02 shes rab me 'bar, BDRC P1PD76603

[78] pad+ma badz+ra, BDRC P6744

[79] dpal sprul o rgyan 'jigs med chos kyi dbang po, BDRC P270

[80] rdzogs chen grub dbang 04 mi 'gyur nam mkha'i rdo rje, BDRC P1710

[81] rag bza' rig byed dbang mo, BDRC P1PD76607

[82] rdo grub 'jigs med 'phrin las 'od zer 04 khams gsum zil gnon dgyes pa rdo rje, BDRC P8431

[83] dge mang 02 bstan pa'i nyi ma, BDRC P3AG53

[84] rdo grub 'jigs med 'phrin las 'od zer 03 dri me grags pa, BDRC P8006

[85] rdo grub chen, BDRC G375

[86] rdzogs chen grub dbang 05 thub bstan chos kyi rdo rje, BDRC P701

[87] mi pham rgya mtsho, BDRC P252

[88] mi nyag tshogs shul nor bu bstan 'dzin

[89] mkhen chen rat+na kirti

[90] a 'dzom 'brug pa 01 'gro 'dul dpa' bo rdo rje, BDRC P6002

[91] grub mchog zhe chen pa sku rgod bstan pa'i rgyal mtshan

[92] gu drag gnam clags me 'phreng

[93] sbra nag kha gsum/_mgo log stod smad/_ reb skong rong bo/_ khro kho stod smad

[94] rme khog tu khri dar rgyas byams chen chos 'khor gling gi dgon pa

[95] tshe 'dzin dbang mo, BDRC P1PD76609

[96] 'od gsal nyi ma

[97] khro ru 'jam dpal, BDRC P1PD76610

[98] bsod nams dbang mo, BDRC P1PD76617

[99] so mang rgyal po tshe mgon rig 'dzin, BDRC P1PD76613

[100] khro chu

[101] 'khrung gsar

[102] Around Zhaktra Mountain there is a place called Ma Khaka (rma kha ka). In that area is the place called Yu Tso (g.yu mtsho). There Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje built the Do Gar Mountain Hermitage (mdo sgar ri khrod); however, it no longer exists.

[103] skyi lung gsang sngags chos sde ling, BDRC G353

[104] 'brog mkhan and mkhen 'od

[105] dpal yul dar thang dgon, BDRC G523

[106] a 'dzom rgyal sras 'gyur med rdo rje, BDRC P741

[107] a mdo gzan dkar ba chos kyi seng+ge; BDRC P3JM46

[108] a lags gzan dkar 03 thub bstan nyi ma, BDRC P2362

[109] nyi ma 'ozer, BDRC 8698; rgyal rong bar in chen lha mo, BDRC P8699

[110] rdzogs chen grub dbang 06 'jigs bral byang chub rdo rje, BDRC P750

[111] thub bstan snyan grags, BDRC P6958

[112] 'jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse chos kyi blo gro, BDRC P733

[113] yongs 'dzin mkhan

[114] mkhan ngag nor

[115] pad+ma tshe dbang rgya mtsho, BDRC P2JM378

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