Two thousand years after my passing,
The teachings will spread in the land of the red-faced ones,
Who will be the disciples of Avalokita.
[At that time,] the bodhisattva Simhanada, known as “Karmapa”, will appear.
Possessing mastery over samādhi, he will tame beings
And establish them in bliss through seeing, hearing, recalling and touching.
- Samadhiraja Sūtra.