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... The Karmapa invited the Fifth Tsurpu Gyeltsab, Drakpa Chokyang (mtshur phu rgyal tshab 05 grags pa mchog dbyangs, 1617-1658) to come and perform the funeral rites ...
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... Only the skillful intervention by the Fifth Tsurpu Gyeltsab, Drakpa Chokyang (mtshur phu rgyal tshab grags pa mchog dbyangs) prevented the Karma Kagyu from suffering the same fate; that tradition was forced only to return monasteries it had converted during the height of the Tsang kings’ power and his patronage of the Karma Kagyu tradition. ...
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