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Tai Situpa, 3rd, Tashi Paljor
Tai Situpa,  3rd, Tashi Paljor


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(1498-1510) The third Tai Situpa continued the beneficial work at Karma Gon and other monasteries within its sphere of influence in Eastern Tibet. Situ Tashi Paljor discovered the eighth Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje (1507-1554), and was one of his principal teachers. He in turn became the teacher of the fourth Situpa, was distinguished by the ninth Karmapa, Wangchuk Dorje, who bestowed upon him the Red Crown in acknowledgement of his high level of spiritual accomplishment. The fifth Situpa built the large Yermoche Monastery and added to several existing ones while the Karmapa was away in China.

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