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Gyatso or 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.
Gyatso (album)

Gyatso is the final studio album by industrial punk jazz band 16-17, released on May 10, 1994 by Pathological Records and Big Cat Records, re-released by Savage Land 2008.