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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

Eighth Throne Holder

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The Eighth Lineage Throne Holder: Lhatse Do-ngag Tandzin

Lhatse Do-ngag Tandzin was born in the Lhatse Kagu family. When he was born, the surrounding appeared auspicious signs. At the age of five, he went to Lhatse Monastery to study the scriptures. At young age he perfectly completed the Four Foundations Practice, always performed deeds of purification and accumulation of merits. He specialised in the generation stage practice of Avalokiteshvara, always reciting the six-syllabus mantra.

Whenever there had Lhatse’s people passed away, he would perform Powa to help to transfer the consciousness of the decease into rebirth in pureland and all these were accompanied with auspicious signs signified the success of the transference of consciousness. When he became an adult, he officially took over the lineage throne of Lhatse Monastery and propagated in the monastery all the teachings of the Palyul lineage which included outer, inner, and secret initiations, oral transmission, oral instructions, and other teachings.

At old age, he entered into parinirvana with auspicious signs. As the historical records were lost during the period of cultural revolution, thus we are not able to know the exact life span of Lhatse Do-ngag Tandzin. The fifth, seventh, and eighth lineage throne holders are all householder yogis and not monks.