Malcolm wrote:That is what you might believe. I am comfortable with the idea of reincarnations (whether tertons or not) of being very separate persons from their predecessors. And, Dudjom Lingpa had more than one incarnation.
So? Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo has five types of emanations, with more than one in emanation of some of the categories.
Dzongsar Khyentse Jamyang Chökyi Wangpo (1894?-1909)
Karma Khyentse'i Ozer (1896–1945)
Second Beru Khyentse (Beru or Palpung Khyentse) (1946-)
Sakya Punpo Khyentse (1900–1950)
Dilgo Khyentse Rabsal Dawa (1910–1991)
Se Phagchog Dorje (1854–1919), a son of Togden Shakya Sri
Dzogchen Khyentse Guru Tsewang (c.1897-c.1945)
Nangchen Khyentse Kunzang Drodul (1897-1946)
Katog Khyentse Jamyang Chökyi Lodro (1893–1959), later known as Dzongsar Khyentse Jamyang Chökyi Lodro
Like you don't have a problem considering them seperate persons I don't have a problem considering them the same. Now who's view is correct is a point of contention that I am not really all that interested in.