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When he was nineteen he took bhikśu (dge blongs) vows from the Ninth Karmapa, who transmitted the writings of the Eighth Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (karma pa 08 mi bskyod rdo rje, 1507-1554) and others, including teachings from the Drigung Kagyu tradition. ...

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At the age of twenty-nine, while on his way to Kongpo, Mipam Chokyi Gyatso had audience of the Eighth Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (ka rma pa 08 mi bskyod rdo rje, 1507-1554) at Zingpo Bumpa Gang (zing po bum pa sgang) ...

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In 1513, when he was only fifteen years old, he presided over the identification of an infant named Mikyo Dorje as the Eighth Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (karma pa 08 mi skyod rdo rje, 1507-1554) ...

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... The Eighth Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (karma pa 08 mi skyod rdo rje 1507-1554) recognized him as the reincarnation of the Third Situ, Tashi Peljor (si tu 03 bkra shis dpal 'byor 1498-1541) and enthroned him at Karma Gon (karma dgon) monastery, the initial seat of the Tai Situ incarnation line. ...

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... Composed in part as a response to the Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje's (mi bskyod rdo rje, 1507-1554) questions about the authenticity of certain Nyingma teachings, this text situates Drime Kunga as one among many treasure revealers whose character and activities would support the validity of the practice of treasure discovery on the whole ...

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... He then passed them on to a woman named Dzema of Won ('on mdzes ma).[7] This lineage continued to live on in the Kagyu tradition as evidenced by the Eighth Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (karma pa 08 mi bskyod rdo rje, 1507-1554) giving it special importance in his memoirs.[8] ...

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... Soon after he met the Eighth Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (kar+ma pa 08 mi bskyod rdo rje, 1507-1554), who was travelling from Kham to Kongpo and he received a number of Kagyu initiations and teachings. ...

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