I haven't encountered the BSOD
a week on, previously, I would encounter it once, sometimes twice a week.
I am grateful to bSod
nams dBang Idan and Shar rgyan dbang 'dus of the Tibet Museum and Ven.
'di ltar 'gro ba mi yi bsod
nams las grub pa'i gzhi skyes bu mi chos (8) kyi lo rgyus dang/ rgyan (9) dam pa lha chos kyi lo rgyus gnyis las/ dang po ni/ slob dpon arya de was/
(40) The "Dga' bzhi pa" in question must be the statesman and minister (bka' blon) Bsod
nams bstan 'dzin dpal 'byor (1761-after 1809), who writes in his autobiography, in RDO(lh) 1084 [RDO(ch), 2: 1284], that the lady in question was his lcam chung, "junior wife," as opposed to Rnam rgyal sgrol ma, his lcam proper.
The life of 2nd Rje mkhan po Bsod
nams 'od zer (1613-1689), the life of 2nd Rgyal sras sprul sku Kun dga' rgyal mtshan (1689-1713) and the life of Bya chu dkar mo bla ma Ngag dbang pad dkar.
"the three who attained spiritual realisation" (grub thob): Dus gsum mkhyen pa dPal chos kyi grags pa, Phag mo gru pa and gSal sto sho sgom, and bSod
nams rtse mo, the second Sa skya pa hierarch.
Ultimately, some of these relics and flowers were deposited within the grand statue of Maitreya which Sakyasri consecrated at Khro phu monastery from 7 to 13 March 1212.(6) It is this work that is cited in part by Bsod
nams dpal bzang po and almost in full by Dpa' bo, albeit via yet to be determined [intermediaries.(7) The colophon on fol.
The second colophon states that it was compiled by a Bsod
nams rgyal ba in the course of a convocation held shortly after his [passing..sup.12] Structured around his apprenticeships with Mitrayogin, Buddhasri and Sakyasri, and therefore either the basis for the Chos rje khro los pan grub gdan drangs pa'i rnam thar bsdus pa, or, perhaps less likely, an expanded version of the latter, it provides many hitherto unknown details of his life, including the fact that he passed away towards the very end of 1236 at the age of sixty-four.
gcung po klu brag pas mdzad pa'i  rgyud phyag brgyas 'bring gsum/ gnyag ston ri pas mdzad pa'i/ sgron ma 'grel ba nyi 'od brgyan/ brgyal ba [Bru rgyal] rin po ches mdzad pa'i sgron ma'i dgongs don dang / snyan rgyud phyag khrid lag len dmar khrid kyi bskor/ don ldan zhang ston bsod
rin gyi mdzad pa'i man ngag dmar khrid kyi bdams pa drug bya ba yod do/ de rnams snyan rgyud stod lugs kyi bon skor la rtogs pa'o/ Earliest Sources of Lineage Histories
6); and finally, a transliteration of Glo bo Mkhan chen Bsod
nams lhun grub's (1456-1532) Rtag(s) kyi rnam gzhag rigs lam gsal ba'i sgron me (appendix).
* Man lung pa bSod
nams dpal (1235 or 1239-?), (1) and
Given this, we can then conclude that the white-haired individual diagonally above Acala's right shoulder is his father, Sa chen Kun dga' snying po (1092-1158), and the other figure diagonally above Acala's left shoulder his elder brother, Slob dpon Bsod
nams rtse mo (1142-82).
In 1570, at age ten, 'Khon ston pa's parents took him to receive teachings on refuge and the altruistic mind from the third Dalai Lama, Bsod
nams rgya mtsho (1543-1588).
Konchok Chophel (dkon mchog (35) chos 'phel, 1573-1646), who was a tutor (yongs 'dzin) of the fifth Dalai Lama and became the 35th Throne Holder (khri pa) of Ganden monastery (1626-1637), was called the incarnation of Panchen Jampa Lingpa (pan chen byams pa gling pa'i skye ba) (36) since he was regarded an incarnation of Panchen Jampa Linpa Sonam Namgyal (pan chen byams pa gling pa bsod
nams rnam rgyal, 1401-1475).