It should be noted that Chags sdang is not a proper name referring to an otherwise unknown Tibetan party or family, but a term (literally meaning "love and hate") applied to the controversy between rival factions among the Phag
mo gru pa (see Deb ther dmar po p.122 line 23-p.123 lines 3).
(60) For example, in 1605, the very year that'Khon ston Rinpoche became master of the Byes College, or perhaps in 1607, Gtsang pa troops put down a revolt by the Phag
mo gru pa-s in Skyi shod.
(52) Finally, in the verse catalog of the Bka' 'gyur completed in 1431 at Rgyal rtse under the sponsorship of Si tu Rab brtan Kun bzang 'phags
(1389-1442), we are told that Kun bzang 'phags
commissioned black-on-white and gold-on-black Bka' 'gyurs as well as a black-on-white Bstan 'gyur.
This link between the two poems, notwithstanding their quite different tones, is confirmed in the next lines, where the poet compares the war songs to vigorous Holi interrupting sad romantic songs, barahmasi (145) (phag
ka khela ran, baraho mahino me, II.
Among the different monks and headmen of Central Tibet upon whom official titles were conferred by the Ming emperors was the administrator of Phag
mo gru, the Phag
gru sde srid.
The view that chos srid zung 'brel began with gro mgon chos rgyal 'phags
pa is based on the definition given by Dung dkar blo bzang 'phrin las, or on the first definition given by Hor gtsang 'jigs med.
We discovered a text with title sangs rgyas 'khol gyi nyis khri'i man ngag and 'phags
pa de 'dun phal chen pa'i 'jig rten las 'das par smra ba'i 'dul ba (1 vol.
The Hevjara initiation was first bestowed on a Chinese emperor in the mid 13th century, when the Sa skya lama Phags
pa consecrated the Yuan Emperor Qublai, so making him a cakravartin (universal sovereign).
gnubs lo tsa ba byams pa'i dpal (Khro phu Lotsawa)." 'Phags
pa byamsmgon gyi bstod pa" in zhal 'don gces btus.
After the pratyekabuddha died, he erected a stupa over the pratyekabuddha's relics and then vowed to be reborn in a wealthy family and to "take delight in the teaching of one even more excellent than this [pratyekabuddha]" ('di las ches khyad par du 'phags
pa'i ston pa mnyes par byed cing).
This Kagyur was [produced] by venerable Jinpa Gyatso and other officials and spiritual masters of the 'Khrungs ko si, the Temple of 'Phags
pa; and by the power of [their] sincere prayers and merits, the golden thrown of the great Emperor Kh'ang-hsi, may remain stable as the Mount Mehru.