Karma Chakmé

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Karma Chakmé

Karma Chakmé (wyl. karma chags med) (1613-78) - aka Raga Asé, was one of the most highly realized and accomplished scholar-yogins of Tibet. An important Karma Kamtsang teacher, he was recognized by many as the incarnation of the ninth Karmapa. His teachers included the most famous masters of his time, both Nyingma and Kagyü.

His Writings

His writings include a famous prayer to be reborn in Sukhavati, the heaven of Amitabha.

Further Reading

  • Karma Chakme's Mountain Dharma: As Taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, KTD Publications, 2005
  • Ven. Tsering Lama Jampal Zangpo, A Garland of Immortal Wish-Fulfilling Trees: The Palyul Tradition of Nyingmapa, translated by Sangye Khandro, Snow Lion, 1988