Powers, Chester (John)
Losang Drakba (1357-1419) was born in the Tsongkha Valley of Amdo, and is popularly referred to as Tsongkhapa, 'Man from Tsongkha'. Members of the Gelukpa, the order he founded, also refer to him as Je Rinpoche, 'Glorious Precious Jewel'. He was one of the great reformers of Tibetan Buddhism and is renowned for his erudition, his meditative accomplishments, and for reforming monastic practice.
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