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By Shamar Rinpoche

The 10th Karmapa (1604–1674) lived via dramatic adjustments in Tibet, together with the increase to political supremacy of the 5th Dalai Lama and the Gelug sect following a Mongol invasion. considered as a awesome bodhisattva and artist, the Karmapa has principally escaped the shut consciousness of contemporary scholars.

In this e-book, Shamar Rinpoche, the Fourteenth Shamarpa, introduces the 10th Karmapa via his translations of the Karmapa’s autobiographical writings and an eighteenth century biography of him. As an immediate lineage-descendant from the 6th Shamarpa—the Karmapa’s guru—the Shamar Rinpoche stocks his distinct wisdom and event via huge annotations and a historic assessment of Tibet from the 13th via 17th century.

The textual content of A Golden Swan in Turbulent Waters: The existence and occasions of the 10th Karmapa Choying Dorje is complemented through maps and colour illustrations depicting locations the place the Karmapa lived and his prolific creative paintings, with a few item pictures being released for the 1st time.

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