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By Shamar Rinpoche

ISBN-10: 0988176203

ISBN-13: 9780988176201

The 10th Karmapa (1604–1674) lived via dramatic alterations 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 recent scholars.

In this ebook, 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 a right away lineage-descendant from the 6th Shamarpa—the Karmapa’s guru—the Shamar Rinpoche stocks his distinct wisdom and event via huge annotations and a old evaluate of Tibet from the 13th via 17th century.

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

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