Sherab Sengge

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Sherab Sengge. Image credit: himalayanart.org. Click on image to enlarge.

Sherab Sengge. Image credit: himalayanart.org. Click on image to enlarge.

b.1383 – d.1445

Tradition: Geluk དགེ་ལུགས།
Geography: Tsang གཙང།
Historical Period: 14th Century ༡༤ དུས་རབས། / 15th Century ༡༥ དུས་རབས།
Institution: Ganden དགའ་ལྡན་།; Nartang སྣར་ཐང།; Sangpu Neutok གསང་ཕུ་ནེའུ་ཐོག།; Gyume Dratsang རྒྱུད་སྨད་གྲྭ་ཚང།; Segyu Dratsang སྲད་རྒྱུད་གྲྭ་ཚང།; Lhunpo Tse ལྷུན་པོ་རྩེ།; Jangchen བྱང་ཆེན།
Name Variants: Gyume Sherab Sengge རྒྱུད་སྨད་ཤེས་རབ་སེངྒེ།; Khedrub Sherab Sengge མཁས་གྲུབ་ཤེས་རབ་སེངྒེ།; Nartangpa Sherab Sengge སྣར་ཐང་པ་ཤེས་རབ་སེངྒེ།

Sherab Sengge (shes rab seng+ge) was born in 1383 in a place called Gurme (gur me) in Tsang. His father was Dampa Marpo (dam pa dmar po) and mother was Choku Tashi (chos sku bkra shis). It is said that he did not like people coming to his home but that he showed signs of interest in religion when he was a small boy.

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Nagajurna. Image credit: himalayanart.org. Click on image to enlarge.

At the age of ten, he was admitted to Nartang (snar thang) Monastery where he was ordained by Khenchen Drubpa Sherab (mkhan chen grub pa shes rab, 1357-1423) and given the name Sherab Sengge. The Sakya scholar Yaktruk Sanggye Pel (g.yag khrug sangs rgyas dpal, 1350-1414), Shangpa Kunkhyen Sherab Pelzang (shangs pa kun mkhyen shes rab dpal bzang, 14th century) and Rongton Sheja Kunrik (rong ston shes bya kun rig, 1367-1449) all gave him transmissions, empowerments, and teachings, including those on logical reasoning. When he was twenty, Drubpa Sherab gave him full ordination.

In 1410, he traveled to U and met Tsongkhapa Lobzang Drakpa (tsong kha pa blo bzang grags pa, 1357-1419), from whom he received teachings on Vinaya and Abhidharma. He then went to On Tashi Doka (‘on bkra shis do kha) with Tsongkhapa who taught him logical reasoning, Nagarjuna’s Mulamadhyamakakarika and his commentary on it, as well as his text on scriptural hermeneutics, the “Essence of Eloquence” (legs bshad snying po).

At Ganden (dga’ ldan) Monastery, Tsongkhapa gave Sherab Sengge instructions, transmissions, and commentaries on various tantric teachings including Cakrasamvara, Kalacakra, and Hevajra. Persevering in his study of the teachings, he mastered the tantras. Later, at Sangpu (gsang phu) Monastery, he taught Cakrasamvara rituals to Gendun Drub (dge ‘dun grub, 1391-1474), who would come to be regarded as the First Dalai Lama (tA la’i bla ma 01).

A thangka of Lama Tsongkhapa. Image credit: himalayanart.org. Click on image to enlarge.

A thangka of Lama Tsongkhapa. Image credit: himalayanart.org. Click on image to enlarge.

In 1419, at Sera Choding (se ra chos sdings) retreat center, Tsongkhapa taught his Four Interwoven Commentaries on the Guhyasamaja Tantra (gsang ‘dus ‘grel ba bzhi sbrags) to a number of disciples. According to legend, he asked who among them would take care of his tantric teachings. While none of the scholars present dared to take the challenge, Sherab Sengge stood up, prostrated to his master and said he would do it. Tsongkhapa gave him the text he had just taught, together with relics such as a skull cup he had unearthed, a gold statue of Guhyasamaja, and seven paintings.

Sherab Sengge then took up residence at the palace of the Fifth Pakmodrupa Desi, Drakpa Gyeltsen (phag mo gru pa sde srid 05 grags pa rgyal mtshan, 1374-1432), the ruler of Tibet from 1385 to 1432. After that he was appointed teaching master (slob dpon) of Sangpu Lingto Tongmon College (gsang phu gling stod mthong smon grwa tshang), and possibly abbot of the monastery, as well.

In accordance with Tsongkhapa‘s command, in 1426 Sherab Sengge went to Tsang together with Gendun Drub. At Yakshilung (g.yag shi lung) he taught tantra to Duldzin Pelden Zangpo (‘dul ‘dzin dpal ldan bzang po, 1402-1473). In 1432, in Lhunpo Tse (lhun po rtse), the two lamas established the Segyu College (srad rgyud grwa tshang), with the patronage of the local ruler, Situ Sonam Pel (si tu bsod nams dpal) and his wife, Dakmo Shakya Pel (bdag mo shakya dpal). This was the first institution that focused on the tantric practices of the new Geluk lineage.

Gyume, the Lower Tantric College, established in 1433 by Sherab Sengge. Image credit: Treasury of Lives. Click on image to enlarge.

Gyume, the Lower Tantric College, established in 1433 by Sherab Sengge. Image credit: Treasury of Lives. Click on image to enlarge.

In 1433 he established Gyume College (rgyud smad grwa tshang), the Lower Tantric College in the southern district of Lhasa known as Nordzin Gyeltsen (nor ‘dzin rgyal mtshan). This was the first of two tantric colleges of the Geluk tradition in Lhasa; the second, Gyuto College (rgyud stod grwa tshang), or Upper Tantric College, was established in 1475 by his disciple Kunga Dondrub (kun dga’ don grub, 1419-1486). (During the time of the Seventh Dalai Lama, Kelzang Gyatso (ta la’i bla ma 07 skal bzang rgya mtsho, 1708-1757) Gyume was moved to the Changlochen district in the northern section of the city.) At Gyume, Sherab Sengge installed the statue of Guhyasamaja that Tsongkhapa had given him in 1419 as the main image of the temple. He administered the college for thirteen years, giving teachings on Lamrim, the Yamantaka tantric practice, the Six Teachings of Naropa (na ro chos drug), and others. During this period he also established the Zheteng Kha Monastery (bzhad steng kha dgon).

Among his other disciples was Panchen Zangpo Tashi (paN chen bzang po bkra shis, 1410-1478/9), who helped Gendun Drub establish Tashilhunpo (bkra shis lhun po) Monastery and served as its second abbot.

In 1440, Sherab Sengge and Gendun Drub again went to Tsang and gave tantric teachings at Nartang (snar thang), Jangchen (byang chen), and Lhunpo Tse (lhun po rtse). He participated in the carving of the blocks for printing the first edition of Tsongkhapa‘s collected works, which was sponsored by the Nedong prince (sne gdong mi dbang) Drakpa Gyeltsen (grags pa rgyal mtshan).

Sherab Sengge passed away in 1445 at Ganden Monastery.

 

ས་རབ་སེངྒེ།

ཤེས་རབ་སེངྒེ་ནི་རྗེ་ཙོང་ཁ་པའི་དངོས་སློབ་ཅིག་ཡིན་ལ། ཁོང་གིས་དགེ་ལུགས་པའི་ཆོས་རྒྱུན་སྤེལ་བ་ལ་རོགས་རམ་མཛད། ཁོང་ནི་རྗེ་ཙོང་ཁ་པའི་གསང་སྔགས་བསྟན་པའི་རྒྱུད་འཛིན་མཁན་ཡིན་ལ། ལྷ་སའི་དགེ་ལུགས་ཀྱི་སྔགས་གྲྭ་གཉིས་ཀྱི་ཡ་གྱལ་རྒྱུད་སྨད་གྲྭ་ཚང་ཕྱག་འདེབས་མཛད་ཅིང་། ཐེངས་དང་པོར་རྗེ་ཙོང་ཁ་པའི་གསུང་འབུམ་གྱི་ཤིང་དཔར་བསྐོ་པ་ལའང་ལས་ཞུགས་མཛད་ཡོད་པ་རེད།

 

Teachers

  • grub pa shes rab གྲུབ་པ་ཤེས་རབ། b.1357 – d.1423
  • Duldzin Drakpa Gyeltsen འདུལ་འཛིན་གྲགས་པ་རྒྱལ་མཚན། b.1374 – d.1434
  • sangs rgyas dpal ba སངས་རྒྱས་དཔལ་བ། b.1350 – d.1414
  • Khedrubje Gelek Pelzang མཁས་གྲུབ་རྗེ་དགེ་ལེགས་དཔལ་བཟང། b.1385 – d.1438
  • Tsongkhapa Lobzang Drakpa ཙོང་ཁ་པ་བློ་བཟང་གྲགས་པ། b.1357 – d.1419
  • Rongton Sheja Kunrik རོང་སྟོན་ཤེས་བྱ་ཀུན་རིག། b.1367 – d.1449
  • Baso Chokyi Gyeltsen བ་སོ་ཆོས་ཀྱི་རྒྱལ་མཚན། b.1402 – d.1473
  • The Fourth Ganden Tripa, Lekpa Gyeltsen དགའ་ལྡན་ཁྲི་པ ༠༤ ལེགས་པ་རྒྱལ་མཚན། b.1375 – d.1450
  • shes rab dpal bzang ཤེས་རབ་དཔལ་བཟང།
  • Yakton Sanggye Pel གཡག་སྟོན་སངས་རྒྱས་དཔལ། b.1350 – d.1414
  • sangs rgyas rin chen rgyal mtshan སངས་རྒྱས་རིན་ཆེན་རྒྱལ་མཚན། b.1350 – d.1431

 

Students

  • sbyin pa dpal ba སྦྱིན་པ་དཔལ་བ།
  • Khedrub Norzang Gyatso མཁས་གྲུབ་ནོར་བཟང་རྒྱ་མཚོ། b.1423 – d.1513
  • The First Dalai Lama, Gendun Drub ཏ་ལའི་བླ་མ ༠༡ དགེ་འདུན་གྲུབ་པ། b.1391 – d.1474
  • The Eighth Ganden Tripa, Monlam Pelwa དགའ་ལྡན་ཁྲི་པ ༠༨ སྨོན་ལམ་དཔལ་བ། b.1414 – d.1491
  • bzang po bkra shis བཟང་པོ་བཀྲ་ཤིས། b.1410
  • blo gros sbas pa བློ་གྲོས་སྦས་པ། b.1400 – d.1475
  • kun dga’ don grub ཀུན་དགའ་དོན་གྲུབ། b.1419 – d.1486
  • dpal ldan bzang po དཔལ་ལྡན་བཟང་པོ། b.1402 – d.1473
  • tshul khrims dpal ba ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་དཔལ་བ།

 

Bibliography

  • Blo bzang tshul khrims. 2006. Rgyud pa grwa tshang ‘dzugs pa po mkhas grb shes rab seng ge’i rnam thar. In Rje tsong kha pa’i rnam thar chen mo, pp. 477-483. Beijing: Krung go’i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang. TBRC W2DB4600.
  • Ye shes rgyal mtshan. 1990. Shes rab seng ge’i rnam thar. In Lam rim bla ma brgyud pa’i rnam thar, pp. 731-740. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang. TBRC W1CZ2730.
  • Don rdor and Bstan ‘dzin chos grags. 1993. Rje shes rab seng ge. In Gangs ljongs lo rgyus thog gi grags can mi sna, pp. 471-476. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang. TBRC W19803.
  • Anon. 1992. Rje btsun shes rab seng ge’i rnam thar mdor bsdus. In Dpal gyi chos sde chen po bkra shis lhun po, pp. 9-13. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang. TBRC W21634.

Source: Thinlay Gyatso, “Sherab Sengge,” Treasury of Lives, accessed July 28, 2018, http://treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Sherab-Sengge/3762.

 


 

Thinlay Gyatso is an academic researcher at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Born in Amdo and educated at Labrang and in India, he has published several translations, including An Undercover Journey Through Tibet, by Ajam (from Tibetan to English) and Bertrand Russel’s On Education: Especially in Early Childhood (from English to Tibetan).

Published May 2014

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  1. Samfoonheei on Sep 26, 2018 at 11:31 am

    Sherab Sengge was born in Tsang, as a young age he has an interest in religion. Once admitted to Nartang Monastery he received teachings , transmissions and empowerments from a few teachers before meeting Tsongkhapa Lobzang Drakpa to continue his studies. He then mastered most of the teachings before been a teacher giving teachings on Lamrim, the Yamantaka tantric practice and so forth in the monastery , college which he helped to establish. He was one of those who craved the blocks for printing the first edition of Tsongkhapa‘s collected works.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

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    Rinpoche is very kind to share Dorje Shugden to all of us. There are so many high lamas who can confirmed that Dorje Shugden is emanation of Manjushri and is very beneficial especially during this period. In order to bring the practise do us Rinpoche has to withstand many negative comments and threat from the Tibetans and non Dorje Shugden practitioners. Rinpoche has taken so much effort to give us this knowledge despite all the challenges. Thank you Rinpoche and team for all the great work. We can learn all about Dorje Shugden through this website and other articles. Always making it so convenient for all to access. May everyone around the world have the opportunities to meet Dorje Shugden and engage in this holy practise.
  • sarassitham
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 04:41 PM
    I was so much fortune to come across reading this article. A full life journey and activities of Lord Buddha was well seen in the stunning and beautiful photographs. The amazing photos looked so much real and wonderful. Thanking you so much for the sharing and had a good feel and touch.

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  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 01:14 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. It is true that these pujas that is done in Kechara Forest Retreat provide all of us with powerful protection, purification, good health, wealth and abundance, and the blessings of the enlightened beings.

    Admission is free and all are welcome. All of us are encouraged to attend this potent puja in person. It is important to observe a strict vegetarian diet with no black foods (onions, garlic, meat, fish, eggs, radishes, alcohol) one day before and on the day of the puja itself.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2C8WVYK
  • S.Prathap
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 01:04 PM
    This is really horrible.Very sad to know cows are skinned alive for the skin, and for that, their limbs are being cut off.Let s stand up for these animals who cannot express themselves through words.

    We have to be kind to the animals .Consider opting for animal -friendly fashion item. Thanks for the article and hopefully with such imagery, more people would be aware and come to avoid leather and fur products.

    Read more : https://bit.ly/2Y9gg4G
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 12:58 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. It is true that India is a beautiful country, where it is also the birthplace of many great thinkers, philosophers and teachers who have inspired great changes in society.

    Sangharakshita has highlighted the importance of the commitment in one’s spiritual life, the importance of a spiritual community, the special connection between religion and art, and the need for a ‘new society’ which supported aspirations and ethics based on Buddhism. Thank you.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2BkTZHP
  • Ummamageswari
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 12:44 PM
    Thank you so much for this article. By reading this article, i get to know that Choje-la is not an ordinary monk or person but also a highly trained monk who has been personally trained by the previous His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Domo Geshe Rinpoche where he has been fully authorized by Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche to be the official Panglung Oracle over 40 years back.

    Choje-la is a very knowledgeable monk, a very kindly, well-experienced monk who has no agenda, has very strong guru devotion and very pure in his monk vows. Thank you so much.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2w1Mtiv
  • Samfoonheei
    Monday, Jun 24. 2019 12:01 PM
    Stunning rime thangka of Samayavajra and Dorje Shugden. Colourful painted and standing out and seeing it is a blessing. In Tibetan Buddhism ,Samayavajra is one of the most powerful purification practices for broken samaya, degenerated commitments and vows. The incredible purificatory power of the Samayavajra puja is most effective when one feels great remorse and regret towards any negative actions performed in the past.
    Thank you Rinpoche for this sharing.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/samayavajra-the-purifier-of-spiritual-bonds

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