Pazhu Regime
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Pazhu Regime

Update: May 2nd, 2013


Pazhu Regime

The Sakya Regime of Phags-pa Lama is greatly supported by the government of Yuan Dynasty. Hence, the Sakya Regime was splendidly promoted during the period of Yuan Dynasty, for example, the central army military once helped to beat and drive off the hostile forces of the Sakya Regime 4 times at that time. Even though it was a great historic record of the alliance between Sakya Regime and Yuan Dynasty, it faded away after time passed just like the hero age of Genghis Khan and Kublai (the fifth emperor of the Yuan Dynasty). When Yuan Dynasty declined, Sakya Regime vanished, too.

When an age fades away, another age comes in history. After Sakya Regime disappeared, Pazhu Regime appeared instead. Pazhu Regime was originally one of the branches of the Kargyu Sect of Tibet Buddhism history. It was founded by Dogyi Gyepu in the 12th Century. It was just a little regime at that time. When it was leaded by Yunqin Gyewa Gyabao, Pazhu Regime became a popular local authority, which was widely known during Yuan Dynasty. At the end of Yuan Dynasty, the later generations of Yunqin Gyewa Gyabao – Gyangqiu Gyanzam was recorded as a famous hero in Tibet history and highly respected by Tibetan people.

When Gyangqiu Gyanzam was a child, he was plotted against many times as he exposed the corruption of the central officers of Pazhu Regime. Then he was forced to flee to Sakya. During those years, he saw many sorehead real society situation caused by the corruption of Sakya Regime. It was unacceptable and beyond his imagination. To his surprise, Sakya Regime was just like a mansion or a skyscraper totally corroded by the moth.

Gyangqiu Gyanzam was determined to knock down Sakya Regime. In 1322, Gyangqiu Gyanzam defeated other opponents to become the leader of Pazhu Regime. His power and ability frightened Sakya Regime a lot. Finally, Gyangqiu Gyanzam was cheated and tortured terribly in Sakya. Afterwards, he was send away under escort to his central political capital – Naitong city by Sakya army. He got into the terrible danger and probably be murdered at that time like everyone imagined. But he successfully exterminated Sakya power finally.

As a matter of fact, it was a trap. Gyangqiu Gyanzam got to know it was a cheating before he went to Sakya. He was threatened to be killed if his general didn't open the gate. But his generals refused to open the city gate. His generals said they were told not to open the city gate by Gyangqiu Gyanzam before he went to Sakya and they would executive command ignore any menaces.

Sakya Army failed and got back to Sakya region. Afterwards, Gyangqiu Gyanzam was saved and fled back to Naitong city.

Actually, it was aimed at saving more time to consolidate Pazhu Army. Gyangqiu Gyanzam believed that he was the person who protected and appointed by the deity. He would get the success finally because he was representative of the justice. After Gyangqiu Gyanzam got back to Naitong city, he commanded his army to win the war with Sakya Army. In 1349, Sakya Regime was taken place of Pazhu Regime which lasted for 87 years. The central capital was Naitong City.

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