Historical Importance of the Biography of Zaya Pandita

@inproceedings{Okada2005HistoricalIO,
  title={Historical Importance of the Biography of Zaya Pandita},
  author={Junko Miyawaki Okada},
  year={2005}
}
The Biography of Zaya Pandita, titled “Tale called Moonlight of Rab'byams-pa Zaya Pandita”, was composed in the 1690's or somewhat later in present-day Dzungaria. Its author, Gelong gsol-dpon Radnabhadara, was a disciple of the first Zaya Pandita Nam-mkha'i-rgya-mtsho. Its story starts with the birth of the first Zaya Pandita in 1599. In 1615 he was chosen by Baibaghas, the Khoshuud chief, to be an adopted son and received commandments of a bande, when the Oyirad tribal chiefs became first… CONTINUE READING