Pema Karpo

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Pema Karpo

Künkhyen Pema Karpo (Wyl. pad ma dkar po) (1527-1592) – the fourth Gyalwang Drukpa. He was a great master of the Drukpa Kagyü school.


He composed 24 volumes of writings including a history of Buddhism and commentary on the Bodhicharyavatara.

Further Reading

  • E. Gene Smith, 'Padma dkar po and His History of Buddhism' in Among Tibetan Texts, Boston: Wisdom, 2001

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