Ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje was born on seventh month in 1555. His biographers say that right after his birth he wiped his face three times and proclaimed:
- I am Karmapa!
Soon baby became famous and rumours about him reached also Situ Rinpoche, who was living in Karma monastery. Circumstances of boy’s birth coincided to those details given in a prediction letter of Karmapa Mikyo Dorje, which he has written on 28th year of his life. Situ Rinpoche noticed it and sent two assistants to look to the kid. They came to a conclusionthe boy really is Karmapa. Then Situ Rinpoche noticed high lamas at Tsurphu that new Karmapa is finally found.