Karma Pakshi

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Karma Pakshi, Second Karmapa

Karma Pakshi (Tib. ཀརྨ་པཀྵི་, Wyl. karma pak+Shi) (1204-1283) was the second Karmapa. He is regarded as the first tulku in Tibet, and was a teacher of Kublai Khan (1215-1294) and Möngke Khan (1209–1259), the Mongol Emperors.

Further Reading

  • Martin, Michele. Music in the Sky - Biography of the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 2003), p. 278-279.
  • Charles E. Manson, Introduction to the Life of Karma Pakshi (1204/6-1283), Bodleian Library, Oxford University, Bulletin of Tibetology

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