About Mitrug Gocha

Mitrug Gocha
The 4th Kenting Tai Situpa (1542-1585) was born in Tsigyu, near Surmang, in the water-tiger year. He was recognized and enthroned by the 8th Karmapa, from whom he received all of the teachings. The Karmapa acknowledged the Kenting Tai Situpa as a disciple identical to himself. Kenting Tai Situpa continued as the great leader of Karma Gon Monastery, renowned for his knowledge and insight. The 4th Kenting Tai Situpa in turn recognized and found the 9th Gyalwa Karmapa. Kenting Tai Situpa bestowed the long life empowerment of Amitayus on the Karmapa after his discovery. The Kenting Tai Situpa's recognition was later on confirmed by the prediction letter left behind by the 8th Karmapa, which was in the possession of the 5th Shamarpa.
Spreading the sunlight of the teachings of the two knowledges, Lord Chökyi Jungne, I supplicate you.

The lineage & incarnations of Kenting Tai Situpa

The lineage of the Kenting Tai situpas can be traced to one of the main disciples of the Goutama Buddha, the Bodhisattva . Since that time there have been a successive chain of incarnations, whose achievements are recorded in Sanskrit, Chinese and Tibetan annals, a direct lineage that continues to the present day. Origin of the Kenting Tai situpa lineage There are twelve incarnations crowned as Kenting Tai Situ till now. Furthermore, according to some historical records and .