Adzom Drukpa

Adzom Drukpa – Small Biography

Adzom Drukpa
Adzom Drukpa

 

Known as ‘The Wanderers Tamer’ Adzom Drukpa (1842-1924 a ཨ་འཛོམ་འབྲུག་པ། ‘dzom ‘brug pa) — Drodul Pawo Dorje (‘gro ‘dul dpa’ bo rdo rje); Was the incarnation of Ma Rinchen Chok (rma rin chen mchog) and one of the greatest Dzogchen masters of the early twentieth Century.

He was the disciple of both Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and Paltrul Rinpoche, and teacher to the 2nd Jamyang Khyentse, Chokyi Lodro. Trusted dharma-friend and contemporary to Jamgön Mipham, he received teaching and transmission from such master as; Kathog Situ, Shechen Thutob Namgyal, Kongtrul Lodro Thaye and Kathok Moktsa Rinpoche. Also received visions of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa, whereby he was taught directly, and Khandro Yeshe Tsogyal.

After taking up the life style of a Terton, he became an inheritor of hidden-treasure and prolific author. Thus he was one of the most important masters of Longchen Nyingtig lineage and essential link in the Nyingtig’s Oral-transmission of Yeshe Lama and Tsa-Lung. Two of his main student were is sons Agyur Rinpoche and Pema Wangyal, however 13 of his students were known to have achieved rainbow body.

Literary Works

‘od gsal rdzogs pa chen po yang gsang bla na med pa spyi’i khyad par gyi khrid yig lam bzang ye shes snying po

Main Teachers

Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa (rig ‘dzin ‘jigs med gling pa)
Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Paltrul Rinpoche
Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye
Mipham Rinpoche
Shechen Thutob Namgyal
Pema Dongak Tendzin (pad ma mdo sngags bstan ‘dzin)
Nyakla Pema Dudul
Shakya Shri
Rago Tulku (ra mgo sprul sku)
Dzogchen Rinpoche Thupten Chokyi Dorje
Shechen Gyaltsap
Shechen Rabjam Gyurme Tenpe Nyima
Shechen Bairo Rinpoche
Kathok Situ Chokyi Lodro
Do Rinpoche
Gemang Khenpo Yonga

Main Students

Mipham Rinpoche
Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro
Yukhok Chatralwa
Kathok Moktsa Jigdrel Chogkyi Langpo
Nyala Rinpoche Rigdzin Changchub Dorje
Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje
Adzom Gyalse Pema Wangyal (padma dbang rgyal)
Shakya Shri
Rago Tulku (ra mgo sprul sku)
Dzogchen Rinpoche Thupten Chokyi Dorje
Shechen Gyaltsap
Shechen Rabjam Gyurme Tenpe Nyima
Kathok Situ Chokyi Gyatso
Shechen Bairo Rinpoche
Do Rinpoche Zilnon Gyepe Dorje
Gemang Khenpo Yonga
Khenpo Thubten Nyendrak
Paltrul Kunzang Shenpen Ozer

Main Lineages

Longchen Nyingthig
Longsel Nyingpo (klong gsal snying po)
Dudul Dorje’s Terma
Chetsun Nyingthig (lce btsun snying thig)
Rinchen Terdzo (rin chen gter mdzod)

Alternate Names & Spellings

rig ‘dzin sna tshogs rang grol rtsal the initiation name of Adzom Drukpa given to him by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo.

Adzam Drugpa (a ‘dzam ‘brug pa)

Drodul Pawo Dorje (‘gro ‘dul dpa’ bo rdo rje)
a dzoms ‘brug pa
a dzom ‘brug pa

http://rywiki.tsadra.org/

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