a r m a . K a g y u . T r a d i t i o n
Paljor Dondrub (1427-1489)
from The Garland of Moon Water Crystal by Situ Chokyi Jungnay and
Belo Tsewang Kunkhyab
Paljor Dondrub was born at Nyemo Yakteng in Central Tibet.
He came into the care of the
sixth Karmapa, Tongwa Donden, at the age of five, and at the age
of fourteen Karmapa appointed Paljor Dondrub as his secretary.
He then put the young boy
in the care of Shamar Chopal Yeshe, Nyak Pokpa Sonam Zangpo and
Benkar Jampal Zangpo.
From these three masters he
received his religious education and training. He became the guru
of the seventh Karmapa, Chodrag Gyamtso.
Seventh Karmapa, Chodrag Gyamtso (1454-1506)