Karmapa, 8th

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Eighth Karmapa Mikyö Dorje(1507 - 1554) 

The eighth member of the incarnation lineage of the Karmapas, Mikyö Dorje, was a prolific scholar and an acclaimed artist, often credited with the development of the Karma Gadri style of painting. Though he only lived into his mid-40's his contributions to the Karma Kagyu and Tibetan tradition, in general, were immense. His collected works are said to have originally filled thirty volumes and he is widely held to be one of the most significant of the Karmapa incarnations.

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  • ཀརྨ་པ་བརྒྱད་པ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • ཆོས་ཀྱི་གྲགས་པ་དཔལ་བཟང་པོ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • karma pa brgyad pa · other names (Wylie)
  • chos kyi grags pa dpal bzang po · other names (Wylie)
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