Person:Karmapa, 1st

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Names

Tibetan: དུས་གསུམ་མཁྱེན་པ་

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Other Transliterations in use:

Dates

Born: 1110 at tre shod

Died: 1193

Key Dates:

1164 - Founds monastery-kam po gnas nang dgon (chab mdo)

1184 - Founds monastery - karma dgon

1185 - Founds monastery - karma lha steng dgon pa

1189 - Founds monastery - mtshur phu dgon (stod lung bde chen rdzong)

Affiliation

Other Biographical Information

TBRC RID: P1400

Biography from kagyuoffice.org

Biography from kagyu.org

Founder of the the black hat karmapa lineage of the karma kaM tshang branch of the bka' brgyud tradition.

Personal Relations

  • Father - rdo rje mgon po
  • Mother - sgang lcam ming 'dren

Main Students

Main Teachers

Quotes

Writings About Karmapa, 1st

Writings