Eighth Karmapa (ABS 163)

This statue represents the eighth Karmapa Mi-bskyod rdo-rje (« mikyö dorje ») (1507-1554).
“Karmapa” is a title with the meaning: "the one who propagates all the Buddhas actions". This title was given to a lineage of masters from the Karma Kagyu school. Marpa and Milarepa belonged to that same lineage.



Gilt Copper

42 cm
18th century


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