Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen



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Jetsün Drakpa Gyaltsen (1147-1216) was the third of the five Sakya patriarchs, and the author of a famous commentary on Parting from the Four Attachments. He also wrote extensive Lamdre commentaries as well as other commentaries on Tārā and other sutra and tantra topics. He was the son of Sachen Kunga Nyingpo and the brother of Sönam Tsemo.