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July 29, 2009

The Origin of the Gongchig
The Gongchig is based on the teachings of Kyobpa Jigten Sumgön, the founder of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage. Jigten Sumgön was prophesized as the second Nagarjuna in Shakyamuni Buddha’s teachings and was clearly mentioned as the reincarnation of Nagarjuna by the great Pandita Shakya Shri. All the teachings of the Gongchig were collected by Jigten Sumgön’s closest disciple Chenga Sherab Jungne (1187-1241) while he served Jigten Sumgön for 11 years. During that time he heard all the precious vajra speech of Jigten Sumgön and noted it. (more…)