Person:Rong zom chos kyi bzang po

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Tibetan: རོང་ཟོམ་ཆོས་ཀྱི་བཟང་པོ་


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Born: 11th cent.


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TBRC RID: P3816 TBRC Says:

important early rnying ma scholar ; he wrote many treatises, few of which survive included among his works are commentaries on the works of the gsar ma tradition W19801

biographical information W19822

listing of works by rong zom W30439

according to source rong zom chos bzang was born in 1040 and died in 1159; khamtrul notes that he belonged to the middle of the 11th century W27401


Source describes his gsung 'bum to have contained over a hundred volumes, most of which were lost. rgyal sras gzhan phan mtha' yas (P697) was the first to attempt to collect Rongzom's writings and republish them at Dzogchen Gonpa's shrI seng chos grwa. This task was continued by Mipham.

Was recognized by Atisha as an emanation of the great Indian mahasiddha, nag po spyod pa.

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