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  HH2 Karmapa - Karma Pakshi
Karma Pakshi was persuaded to stay, and received the Kagyu transmission.
It is said that in one incident, Karma Pakshi caused 37,000 soldiers to freeze on the spot, through the use of mudra, though Bodhicitta remained firm in his heart.
In general, Karma Pakshi was renowned both for the depth of his realisation and for his powers, and he consequently had students throughout Tibet, Mongolia and China.
www.kagyu-asia.com /l_kar2.html   (727 words)

 The 2nd Karmapa - the Karmapa website
Karma Pakshi, the Second Karmapa, meditator extraordinaire and miracle worker
Pomdrakpa conferred on the young Karma Pakshi all the teachings through traditional empowerments and formally passed on the lineage in full.
In one of the most well-known miraculous stories of the Karmapas, Karma Pakshi was said to have straightened the statue by assuming the same tilted posture as the statue, and straightening himself.
www.kagyuoffice.org /kagyulineage.karmapa2.html   (910 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Karma Pakshi visited China, and one of his disciples, Toghon Temur, accended to the throne of emperor of China.
Karma Pakshi brought a special long-life elixir from Samye in Tibet for the new emperer, as a result of which Toghon Temur became the longest lived of all the Mongol emperors of China.
Karma Pakshi died whilst in China, and it is said that he appeared in the moon on the night of his passing.
www.bhikkhu.de /karmapa/test.htm   (6151 words)

 Awesome Library - Local_Information
Tibetan Buddhism - Bardor Tulku Rinpoche (Karma Triyana Dharmachakra)
Tibetan Buddhism - Karma Kagyu Lineage (Karma Triyana Dharmachakra)
Tibetan Buddhism - Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche (Karma Triyana Dharmachakra)
www.awesomelibrary.org /Library/Local_Information/Asia/Tibet.html   (1181 words)

 Simhanada--- 2nd Karmapa, Karma Pakshi
Karma Pakshi reestablished the monasteries of Dusum Khyenpa.
Karma Pakshi demonstrated his enlightened abilities by literally making an army of soldiers unable to move, through the mere use of a hand gesture.
Karma Pakshi indicted to Urgyenpa that he would incarnate in the direction of the setting sun, west of their location.
www.simhas.org /karma2.html   (584 words)

 Karma Pakshi Retreat
Karma Pakshi (1024 - 1283) was the first tulku ever to be recognized and second in line of the Karmapa.
From that vision, the central figure of the Mandala was Karma Pakshi, who then bestowed on him all the instructions and blessings of this Mandala's practice.
In the Karma Pakshi Mandala of vast space, at the center is Mahasiddha Karma Pakshi, on top is Guru Rinpoche, behind is Rechung Dorje Drakpa, to the right is Hayagriva, on the left is Vajrayogini and in front is Mahakala Bernagchen.
www.shangpa.org /e_karma_pakshi.html   (1247 words)

 Letters and Statements
The historical Mahasiddha (accomplished master) Karma Pakshi was the very first person in Buddhist history to be recognized as having deliberately taken rebirth through the power of his boundless compassion and realisation.
He is the manifest expression of enlightenment, accessible beyond time and space to the devoted practitioner who through meditative absorbtion can realize his or her own fundamental mind as being of the same nature as enlightened Karma Pakshi, that is, as having the same enlightened qualities.
The Karma Pakshi practice is a guru yoga of the Vajrayana path.
www.shamarpa.org /letters/dkl-2005/2ndday.htm   (365 words)

 Who is the Karmapa?
The Karma Pakshi Centre is the official name for the group of practitioners who meet weekly in the city of Bath, in premises belonging to a centre of alternative medicine.
In spite of her personal practice, and her respect for Lama Gendun and his Sangha the authenticity of the Karma Pakshi group is compromised for Emily by its indirect role in supporting what she is quite clear in her own mind is the wrong side.
Emily is not the only Karma Pakshi group member to leave but probably the most significant in terms of the practical effect which her leaving has had.
www.karmapa.org.nz /articles/1995/waterhouse.html   (5678 words)

 BodhiPath Santa Barbara
Central to the transmission of the Karma Kagyu Lineage are the alternating reincarnations of the Karmapas and the Shamarpas, considered to be two manifestations of the same enlightened mind.
Indeed, as a result of their leadership the Karma Kagyu Lineage became the most prominent school of Tibetan Buddhism until the time of the 10th Karmapa Choying Dorje (1604-1674), when it was repressed and suffered a long decline.
The early 18th century saw a brief revival of the Karma Kagyu Lineage due to the constant Dharma activities of the 12th Karmapa Changchub Dorje (1703-1732), and the 8th Shamarpa Chokyi Dhondrub (1695-1732).
www.bodhipath-west.org /lineage2.htm   (1604 words)

 Golden Garland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Karma Pakshi was born in Drilung to a family descended from King Trisong Deutsen.
Their ropes passed through his body as if it were a rainbow, and when he was thrown from a cliff, he floated to the ground; when cast into a lake, he was observed to glide across the water; when left to perish by the ocean, he also survived.
Dusum Khyenpa consecrated it with the divine original, thus developing the ceremony that is conducted by all succeeding Karmapas in which the vajra crown is displayed in a ritual demonstrative of the compassion of Avalokitesvara as manifest in the activity of the Karmapa denomination.
www.khandro.net /kagyu_garland.htm   (3234 words)

 A Brief History of the Karmapa-Shamarpa Lineages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Central to the transmission of the Kagyupa Lineage are the alternating reincarnations of the Karmapa and the Shamarpa.
Indeed, as a result of their leadership the Karma Kagyu Lineage was the most prominent school of Tibetan Buddhism until the time of the 10th Karmapa, Choying Dorje (1604-1674), when it was repressed and suffered a long decline.
The Karma Kagyu lineage holders were disgusted with the Dalai Lama's government because of the centuries of repression their lineage had endured at its hand.
www.diamondway.org /bt/bt7lineage.htm   (2273 words)

 Diamondway-Teachings.Org - Buddhist Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Karma Pakshi had foreseen future Karmapas manifesting in two separate Nirmanakaya forms.
Today the major ones have all fused into the Karma Kagyu of which H.H. Karmapa is the head.
Karmapa had already received the transmissions in a vision of Drime Shenyen (Vimalamitra), but he was a student of Kumaraja, and wanted to give an example to his own students of how to follow a Diamond-teacher.
www.diamondway-teachings.org /content/glossary/glossary-k.html   (2140 words)

 Karmapa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Karmapa is the head of the Karma Kagyu lineage of the Kagyu denomination.
Karma Gön is the speech mandala, and Kampo Nenang is the body mandala.
Karma Pakshi grew to spend years in China at the Mongol Court of Kublai Khan, who was impressed by his feats of magic.
www.khandro.net /Karmapas.htm   (2575 words)

 KTD--Current Schedule--
Karma Triyana Dharmachakra maintains a daily practice schedule for staff and guests and regularly offers teachings that range from the introductory to the advanced.
In commemoration of the passing of His Holiness the Sixteenth Gyalwa Karmapa, there will be a Karmapa Pakshi Puja.
The renowned Karma Kagyu tradition of the principle buddha of the Vajra Family, this empowerment is famous for its bestowal of purification.
www.kagyu.org /schedule/sch00.html   (1018 words)

 KTD--The Second Karmapa, Karma Pakshi--   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The young Karma Pakshi assimilated the deepest teachings effortlessly and required only one reading of a text to be familiar with it.
Nevertheless, Pomdrakpa made a point of formally passing on all the teachings through the traditional empowerments, so that the stream of the empowerment lineage would be unbroken.
The finished work was slightly tilted and Karma Pakshi straightened it by sitting first in the same tilted posture as the statue and then righting himself.
www.kagyu.org /karmapa/kag/kag10.html   (501 words)

 K a r m a . K a g y u . T r a d i t i o n
From June 26th to 27th the supreme head of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, the 17th Karmapa Trinle Thaye Dorje, visited the Karma Kagyü Sangha (KKS) Buddhist center in Vienna.
In the after noon, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa transmitted the empowerment of Karma Pakshi, the second Karmapa to an audience of 500 people from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Swiss and other country.
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa concluded his visit in Montchardon Karma Migyur Ling by giving some precious advice for the Dharma practice and expressing his great satisfaction for the fulfillment of all the Dharma activities that has been taken on under the guidance of Lama Teunsang during all these years.
www.karma-kagyu.org /17-gk/press-rel/prog04/report_index.htm   (3821 words)

 Karmapa website - Main Seats - Tsurphu Monastery
In the Thirteenth Century, Karma Pakshi was recognized as the Second Karmapa, a reincarnation of the First Karmapa Düsum Khyenpa, thus commencing the institution of "tulku" (the manifestation or reincarnate lama) tradition in Tibet.
Tsurphu was further developed during the Second Karmapa, Karma Pakshi, who also built the most renowned buddha statue called "Lhachen Zamling Gyen" (the great statue [of buddha], the ornament of the world).
The main seat and most important monastery for the Karma Kagyu lineage is Tsurphu Monastery, established in Tibet in the 12th century.
www.kagyuoffice.org /mainseats.tsurphu.html   (1367 words)

 Namse Bangdzo Bookstore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Karma Chakme's Mountain Dharma as taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at KTD from 1999 to 2003.
The word “karma” means “activity, so “Karmapa” means “the one who performs activities.” Noble Karmapa is the one who fulfills Buddhas’ activities.
Karma Phuntso’s book aptly undertakes a thematic and selective discussion of these debates and Mipham’s qualms about the Gelukpa understanding of Emptiness in a mixture of narrative and analytic styles.
namsebangdzo.com /phpicalendar/month.php?...   (2599 words)

 TBRCDat Search Results
Karma pakShis me sbrul (1257), lcags sprel (1260), lo 'di (1261) gsum la hor yul du grub rtags bstan.
karma pakshi sog yul du grub rtags gsum pa bstan
karma pakshi rin po che sog yul nas bod du phyir phebs mdzad
tbrc.org /cgi-local/tbrcdatx?...&template=1&clientid=1&resource=P1487   (200 words)

 The Second Karmapa - Rangjung Rigpa’i Dorje   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Karma Pakshi was born at Chilay Tsakto in eastern Tibet.
Karma Pakshi received the entire cycle of the Kagyü teachings from him.
Karma Pakshi passed away in his eightieth year.
www.kagyu.ch /pages_e/Lineage/K2.htm   (171 words)

 Karma Tekchen Zabsal Ling, Toronto, Canada - Puja (Ritual Sadhanas Practice)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
However, due to Amitabha's strong wishing-prayers, anyone who makes a sincere wishing-prayer to go to Dewachen can be reborn there, even though one has not purified unvirtuous karma nor liberated oneself from the disturbing emotions.
This particular Karma Pakshi sadhana which we will practice in retreat is a method Minjur Dorje developed to help others into the same realization that he obtained through a direct vision.in the form of a mandala of Vidyadhara lamas and the three roots, embodying the essence of an ocean of deities of the five types.
In order to liberate oneself and others (including the living and the deceased) from Samsara, this Sadhana of the Tathagata Avalokiteshvara Khorwa Dongtruk, the essence of the compassionate enlightened activity of all the buddhas of the 3 times, has been collected from many tantras and oral teachings.
kagyubuddhist.org /Practices.htm   (1077 words)

 Buddyzm tybetański linii Karma Kagyu Dalajlama Karmapa Tenga Rinpocze
Since the times of Karma Trinlepa and the Eight Karmapa the practice is also transferred within the Karma Kagyu tradition.
The empowerment is necessary to practice Guru Yoga of the Second Karmapa, Karma Pakshi, considered to be the emanation of Padmasambhava.
Sadhana of Karma Pakshi belongs to most important practices of the Kagyu tradition.
www.benchen.org.pl /courses_1.htm   (1417 words)

karma pakshi'i rnam thar bsam yas lha'i rnga chen [bibliographical title]
karma pakshi (karma pa 02 karma pakshi) (b.1204 d.1283)
biography of the second fl hat karma pa karma pakshi
www.tbrc.org /cgi-bin/tbrcdatx?resource=W25601   (91 words)

 The 2nd Karmapa Karma Pakshi
From Chilay Tsakto in Eastern Tibet, the second Karmapa, Karma Pakshi (1204-1283), was something of a child prodigy.
On his way to Central Tibet for further education, he encountered Pomdragpa Sonam Dorje, who had been told by a vision of Dusum Khyenpa, the first Karmapa, that this boy would become the next lineage-holder.
In time, he became renowned for his powers, and had students throughout Tibet, China and Mongolia.
www.karmapa.de /history/the_karmapas/karmapa2.htm   (116 words)

 Satdharma > HH Karmapa XVII
In the Thirteenth Century, Karma Pakshi fulfilled Dusum Khyenpa's prediction, demonstrating through seeming miracles that he was in fact the reincarnation of Dusum Khyenpa.
Among all the reincarnations of Tibet, the original line of reincarnations that began with Dusum Khyenpa and Karma Pakshi remains unique.
These great masters are said to follow the singular tradition of "recognizing themselves," which means that the predecessor before his death leaves a letter or other similar form of instruction on how to locate the successor.
www.satdharma.org /Karmapa.php   (924 words)

 Kamalashila Institut®   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Die Karma Pakshi Meditation enthält die wichtigsten Meditationsaspekte unserer Tradition innerhalb eines Mandalas und ist Padmasambhawa gewidmet.
The Karma Gunchoe debates provide an opportunity for qualified students, from many Buddhist colleges, to gather and debate the different views and to share the meditation experience from their practice.
When this meeting of high Lamas, monks and nuns is at the sacred place of the enlightenment of the Buddha, it is immensely beneficial.
www.kamalashila.de /news_english.htm   (1823 words)

 buddhism reincarnation | Sera Mey Redevelopment Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
One of first reincarnations among the Buddhist monks in Tibet is Karma Pakshi.
Several years later, Karma Pakshi turned out as the first reincarnation in Tibet and trained to be Karma Kagyu leader.
After Karma Pakshi's reincarnation, the reincarnation system was adopted by other sects gradually to keep a consistent religious leadership.
www.serameyproject.org /buddhism-reincarnation.shtml   (662 words)

 The First Fifteen Gyalwa Karmapas, Part 1
He later established an important seat at Karma Gön, in eastern Tibet, and, at the age of 74, another seat at Tsurphu, in the Tolung valley, which feeds into the Brahmaputra, in central Tibet.
It is interesting to note, in the light of the Sixteenth Karmapa's prediction letter, that the abbot of the Buddhist monastery at Bodh Gaya, in India, the place of the Budha's enlightenment, sent a conch shell to Dusum Chenpa at Tsurphu, as a token of the latter's significance for buddhadharma.
Michö Dorjé was also a visionary artist, to whom we owe the Karma Gadri style of thangka painting— a very spacious, transparent and meditative style.
www.samye.u-net.com /patriarc.htm   (3147 words)

 Central Eurasian Studies U785   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The basic work that will be dealt with in this course is the biography of Karma Pakshi, found in Si-tu pan-chen Chos-kyi ‘byung-gnas and ‘Be-lo Tshe-dbang kun-khyab, Bsgrub-rgyud karma kam-tshang brgyud-pa rin-po-che’i rnam-par thar-pa rab-’byams nor-bu zla-ba chu-shel-gyi phreng-ba (New Delhi, 1972).
In reading this biography students will compare it with other biographies of Karma Pakshi and will learn how to deal with a variety of lexicographical, geographical, chronological, and other problems that they might confront, using the basic tools of Tibetology.
Texts: To be announced at a pre-semester meeting; students will be expected to make their own copies of the assigned materials.
www.indiana.edu /~ceus/u785.html   (146 words)

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