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Among his innumerable disciples, four became famous and the greatest of these was the Sakya PaD4it. In brief, he found his only joy in Dharma, and it was widely known that when he died, he owned only one set of clothes. After devoting his life to immaculate service to the Dharma, he went to the divine realm of Sukhiivatl at the age of seventy. 35 THE SAKYA PANDIT KUN-GA GYALTSHAN letsun Kun-ga Nyingpo's fourth son, Palchen Wopa, who was a renowned master of Tantra, begot two sons, the elder of whom was the Sakya Mahapandit, Kun-ga Gyaltshan.
He 46 has also established a large refugee settlement for Tibetan laymen. He is the leader of all the Sakyapa monasteries in Nepal, India, Sikkim and Bhutan. Those interested in his life story would find it well worthwhile to read his biography, which discusses this in depth. His Holiness Ngagwang Thutob Wangchug's son, NgagwangKiin-ga 50nam Jig~hal Chogla Namgyal, was born at Sakya in southwest Tibet, into the same line as the famous converters of the Mongol Godan and Kublai Khan. This lineage, known as Khon-rig, descends directly from Konchog Gyalpo and the five great founders of the Sakya Order.
Jetsun Kun-ga Nyingpo thus received the teachings known as "The Parting from the Four States of Clinging," which contains the essence of the Mahayana Dharma. The stream of this oral transmission still exists today. Thus this great lama wonderfully served the needs of countless disciples who were endowed with wisdom. MAHAKALA, GUARDIAN OF THE DHARMA From the great translator Bhari Lotsava, Jetsiin Kiin-ga Nyingpo received the permission to practise the meditation on Panjaranatha (one form of Mahakala) in the solitary masculine form of Ekavira, along with teachings on Mahabrahmana's 11 treatise The Vast Scripture Siidhana.