Palden Khyentse Öser was born at Tsurphu as a son of the 15th Karmapa. At the age of twelve, he was recognized as the second incarnation of Jamgon Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye and enthroned at Tsurphu by the 15th Karmapa. He spent many years at Tsadra Rinchen Trak, the seat of the First Jamgon Kongtrul and studied with excellent masters. He received the full education and lineage transmission from the Karmapa. He expanded his teaching activities throughout Tibet and benefited many beings in Tibet and China. Palden Khyentse Öser was one of the most renowned Mahamudra masters, and held the ultimate lineage.
He passed the innermost lineage of Mahamudra to the Sixteenth Karmapa, Rangjung Rikpe Dorje.
These details about Palden Khyentse Öser are compiled from Karma Gyaltsen’s book called kam tshang yab sras dang dpal spungs dgon pa, Szechwan edition, pp. 118-26.. May this be virtuous.