Ch Drak Gyatso, 7th Karmapa Lama

Ch Drak Gyatso, 7th Karmapa Lama

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Chodrak Gyatso (1454-1506), also Chodrag Gyamtso, was the seventh Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism. Chodrak Gyatso was born in Chida in the north of Tibet. According to the legend, he said at the age of five months: "There is nothing on this world, except for emptiness." He was recognized as Karmapa at the age of nine months. According to the legend he established peace at the age of five during a tour through Tibet where in the south the tribes of Nagaland and Bhutan were engaged in a war. He spent a large part of his life protecting animals and teaching people to give up hunting and fishing. His main activities were to prevent and solve conflicts between the tribes and building bridges and roads to connect the different areas. The best medicine against all problems and conflicts was saying "Om mani padme hum" one million times. Chodrak send a lot of gold to India to enable the gilding of the statue of the Gautama Buddha near Bodhgaya.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135944886
  • 9786135944884