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Karma Pakshi, [[kar ma pa kshi]], (1206-1283). He became one of the gurus of the Chinese emperor and was widely reknowned for the miracles he performed at the emperors court. The European merchant and traveller Marco Polo met him and mentioned him in the account of his travels in Asia.
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Choying Dorje, [[chos dbyings rdo rje]], (1604-1674). Due to persecution by various factions during the politically very unstable situation of his time, the 10th Karmapa spent many years of his life travelling disguised as a beggar with only one or two attendants. When, after many years, he could finally return to his seat at [[Tsurphu]], he became known not only for the extraordinary depth of his realisation but also as an outstanding artist.
 
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===Main Teachers===
 
===Main Teachers===
*[[Gyalse Pomdragpa]], [[rgyal sras spom brag pa]] ()
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*[[Garwang Chokyi Wangchuk]], the [[6th Shamarpa]], [[gar dbang chos kyi dbang phyug]] (1584-1630)
 
===Main Students===
 
===Main Students===
*[[Drubchen Orgyenpa]], [[grub chen o rgyan pa]] (1230-1309)
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*[[Palden Yeshe Nyingpo]], the [[7th Shamarpa]], [[dpal ldan ye shes snying po]] (1631-1694)
 
===Main Lineages===
 
===Main Lineages===
 
*[[Kagyu]]<br>
 
*[[Kagyu]]<br>

Revision as of 13:00, 6 January 2006

Choying Dorje, chos dbyings rdo rje, (1604-1674). Due to persecution by various factions during the politically very unstable situation of his time, the 10th Karmapa spent many years of his life travelling disguised as a beggar with only one or two attendants. When, after many years, he could finally return to his seat at Tsurphu, he became known not only for the extraordinary depth of his realisation but also as an outstanding artist.


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