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Teacher: Deshin Shegpa, 5th Karmapa

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Deshin Shegpa, 5th Karmapa (1384-1415): composition number #16 from the Karma Kagyu Sertreng set of lineage paintings.

Seated at the middle right is the Chinese emperor Yongle Taming Gyallon.

Deshin Shegpa (1384-1415):
- 1384: birth
- 1407, April 10th: arrives Nanjing (24 years of age)
- 1407, May 17th: departs Nanjing after 38 days
- 1412: arrives back at Tsurphu Monastery
- 1415: death (31 years of age)

Jeff Watt 1-2008

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