King Yeshe O was captured by the neighboring king and sacrificed his life to invite Master Atisha to promulgate Buddha’s teachings in Tibet. Master Atisha had to sacrifice 20 years of his life, in order for him to go to Tibet.
[Global Lamrim 2 - Lecture 0009]
There are many accounts of hardships faced and sacrifices made by past lineage masters and Buddhist practitioners to preserve the teachings for future generations. How are these “stories” related to me?