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Tai Situpa,  2nd, Tashi Namgyal


 

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(1450-1497)  The second Tai Situpa was recognized and enthroned by the sixth Karmapa, who later gave Karma Gon Monastery to him. Karma Gon was known for its library, which contained many Sanskrit texts, as well as for the exquisite art that  embellished it.  Until its recent destruction it provided a unique example of the best  of Tibetan carving, sculpture, and scholarship. It was the original seat of the Karmapas, founded by the first Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa (1110-1193).

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