Gyatso or Gyamco (Tibetan: རྒྱ་མཚོ, Wylie: rgya mtsho, ZYPY: Gyamco) is a Tibetan personal name meaning "ocean". It is also written Rgya-mtsho in Wylie transliteration, Gyaco in Tibetan Pinyin, Gyatsho in Tournadre Simplified Phonetic Transcription, and Gyatso in THDL Simplified Phonetic Transcription. In the Lhasa dialect it is pronounced or . In accordance with the latter pronunciation, it can also be spelled "Gyamtso" in English.
Notable persons whose names include "Gyatso" include:
- Each Dalai Lama, other than the 1st, has had Gyatso as the second word of his personal name; for instance, the current Dalai Lama is named Tenzin Gyatso. See the list of Dalai Lamas;
- Chödrak Gyatso, the 7th Karmapa;
- Chögyam Trungpa (Chögyam is short for Chögyi Gyamtso), Buddhist teacher;
- Gyamco, village in Tibet
- Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT);
- Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso, a Karma Kagyu lama;
- Palden Gyatso, a monk who served thirty-three years as a political prisoner
- Desi Sangye Gyatso, 17th century political figure
- Geshe Sherab Gyatso, 20th century Communist politician
- Thubten Gyatso, an Australian Gelug monk.
- Monk Gyatso, a character from the Nickelodeon cartoon Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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Other articles related to "gyatso":
... Thubten Gyatso (Tibetan ཐུབ་བསྟན་རྒྱ་མཚོ་, Wylie Thub Bstan Rgya Mtsho 12 February 1876 – 17 December 1933) was the 13th Dalai ... Tenpai Wangchuk, and named "Ngawang Lobsang Thupten Gyatso Jigdral Chokley Namgyal" ... Thubten Gyatso was an intelligent reformer who proved himself a skillful politician when Tibet became a pawn in The Great Game between the Russian Empire and the British Empire ...
... Chödrak Gyatso (1454–1506), also Chödrag Gyamtso, was the seventh Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism ... Chödrak Gyatso was born in Chida in the north of Tibet ... to Karma phrin las, Dri lan yid, 91-92, his teacher, Chödrak Gyatso, the Seventh Karmapa, interpreted the nature of Zhentong (gzhan stong) accepted by the Third Karmapa, Rangjung ...
... Thub-bstan Rgya-mtsho Tubdain Gyaco Thuptän Gyatsho Thubten Gyatso, Thubtan Gyatso, Thupten Gyatso ...
... Palden Gyatso was born in the Tibetan village of Panam in 1933 ... After the 1959 Tibetan uprising, Palden Gyatso was arrested by Chinese officials. 1992 Palden Gyatso was released ...
... Samden Gyatso (Steve Wass) was the Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition and Resident Teacher of Manjushri KMC, the Mother Center of Kadampa Buddhism, from 1995 ... He replaced the previous deputy Director, Thubten Gyatso (Neil Elliot) ... During his tenure, Gen-la Samden Gyatso taught in Europe, Malaysia, Canada, Brazil, England, Australia and the United States ...