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The Autobiography of Jamgon Kongtrul: A Gem of Many Colors

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In additon to its inspirational value, Kongtrul's story is a rich source of information on the religion, culture, and political climate of Tibet during his times.
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Published February 10th 2003 by Snow Lion Publications
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The first Jamgon Kongtrul, Jamgön Kongtrül Lodrö Thayé (འཇམ་མགོན་ཀོང་སྤྲུལ་བློ་གྲོས་མཐའ་ཡས་ 'jam mgon kong sprul blo gros mtha' yas), was one of the preeminent scholars in 19th century Tibet, often referred to as Jamgon Kongtrul the Great. The name Kongtrul is a contraction of Kongpo Bamtang Tulku, of whom he was held to be an incarnation. He also was a tertön, or "revealer of Dharma treasures," a ...more
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