Tibetan Forefathers (11th–13th)

Figures in Tibet prior to Kunpang– up to 13th cent.

Kunpang Thukje Tsondru

The founding father of the Jonangpa. Kunpang Thukje Tsondru received the Rwa transmissions for the Kalachakra at an early age and the Dro transmissions from his primary teacher, Choku Odzer. He trained as a ritual master at Jamyang Sarma's Kyang Dur Monastery and studied at Sakya and Ngar monasteries.