Eventually he was initiated as a śrāmaṇera by his master and given the religious name Künga Gyeltsen.
As a young monk, he visited the prominent Kashmiri scholar Śakya Śri, who ordained him as a bhikśu in 1208, and taught him sutras and mantras.
In 1240 he sent an invasion force under Dorta into Tibet.
The Mongols reached the Phanyul Valley north of Lhasa, killing some 500 monks and destroying and looting monasteries, villages and towns.
According to later Tibetan historiography, Genghis Khan subjugated a king of Tibet in 1206 and then sent a letter to the Sakya abbot.
After the death of Genghis Khan in 1227, the Tibetans stopped sending tribute.Non-Purdue users, may purchase copies of theses and dissertations from Pro Quest or talk to your librarian about borrowing a copy through Interlibrary Loan.(Some titles may also be available free of charge in our Open Access Theses and Dissertations Series, so please check there first.) Access to abstracts is unrestricted.Sakya Pandita was the nephew of Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen (1147–1216), and became the principal disciple of this prominent scholar.He was instructed in the sutras and tantras by Dragpa Gyaltsen and mastered Sanskrit and three Inner Asian languages.” Female Bodies as Sites of Resistance in the Three Stories of Postcolonial Author Mahasweta Devi Chen, Chao-Ying (2018) Droplet Spreading on a Substrate Cheng, Jian (2018) Evaluation of Economic Improvement in United States and China Pork Industry Through Modeling and Genetic Tools Cheng, Yichuan (2018) U. India is far more complex in terms of Nation and sub societies.Full text is available to Purdue University faculty, staff, and students on campus through this site. Off-campus Purdue users may download theses and dissertations by logging into the Libraries' proxy server with your Purdue Career Account.Links to log in to the proxy server directly below the download button of each thesis or dissertation page.Later chronicles assert that Dorta sent message to Prince Godan and enumerated the four foremost sects and lamas of Tibet: Kadam, Taklung, Drigung, and Sakya.Godan drew the conclusion that Sakya Pandita was an important and wise lama who could show the road to salvation, and ordered to send a letter of "invitation" and presents to him.