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The book I happened to pick up was a Penguin paperback called, simply, Buddhism, written by an English high court justice named Christmas Humphries. The leaders of the Sakya regime were as follows. the Dolma Phodrang and Phuntsok Phodrang. 1287 Jamyang Rinchen Gyaltsen 1286-1303 Zangpo Pal 1306-1323 Khatsun Namka Lekpa Gyaltsen 1325-1341 Jamyang Donyo Gyaltsen 1341-1344 Lama Dampa Sonam Lotro Gyaltsen 1344-1347 Lotro Gyaltsen 1347-1365 Sakya today The head of the Sakya school.

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Publisher: Snow Lion; 2nd edition (January 1, 1987)

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