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"Conquer the angry man by love.
Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness.
Conquer the miser with generosity.
Conquer the liar with truth."
The Dhammapada

Sixth Throne Holder

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The Sixth Lineage Throne Holder: Kyabgon Sanggye Palden

Kyabgon Sanggye Palden was born in the nobility family of Lhatse Gyangkhang. At very young age, he was able to read and write Tibetan language and perfectly completed the three years three months three days retreat in Lhatse Monastery. At the age of sixteen, he officially became the Lhatse Monastery lineage throne holder. He built many profound Mani prayer wheels and made many tsa-tsa (the small clay statue) and placed them around the monastery – to do so is to hope for many bodhisattvas, in future, to take rebirth in Lhatse Monastery to benefit countless sentient beings.

At twenty eight years old, he conducted the Mani Puja at the ground below the mountain of Lhatse Monastery. At that time a dakini appeared in the sky and pointing her fingers towards the cave of the right side of Lhatse Monastery, saying “you go to that cave to do retreat and do not collect the unclean money anymore.” So he went to that cave to practice and since then throughout his life he never left the cave. While in the cave retreat, he also transmitted the teachings of Palyul lineage to many disciples. At that time four thousands people gathered in Lhatse Monastery to receive teaching from him. He entered parinirvana in the retreat cave. His body was invited to the main monastery and enshrined in the Stupa.