Person:Karmapa, 3rd

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Names

Tibetan: རང་བྱུང་རྡོ་རྗེ་
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Dates

Born: 1284 at Gangs zhur mo
Died: 1339

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TBRC RID: P66

Biography from kagyuoffice.org

Biography from kagyu.org

Important master of the karma kaM tshang tradition; he is regarded as the first of the incarnation lamas in tibet, since he became widely recognized as the embodiment of karma pak+Si.
He was installed first at karma dgon and then established at kam po gnas nang.
He is famed for the building of the iron bridge over the sog chu.
In 1331 he was invited to court by the yuan emperor and received by prince rat+na shrI.
After the prince's demise, his elder brother brought him to sman rtse.
According to the bod kyi gal che'i lo rgyus he died at 56.

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