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Index Sakya

The Sakya ("pale earth") school is one of four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism, the others being the Nyingma, Kagyu, and Gelug. [1]

62 relations: Bodongpa, Buton Rinchen Drub, Dezhung Rinpoche, Dharmapala Raksita, Dpon-chen, Drogön Chögyal Phagpa, Gelug, Gorampa, Guhyasamāja Tantra, Han Chinese, Hevajra, Imperial Preceptor, India, Jamgon Kongtrul, Jamyang Donyo Gyaltsen, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, Jamyang Rinchen Gyaltsen, Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen, Jigdal Dagchen Sakya, Jonang, Kagyu, Kīla (Buddhism), Khatsun Namkha Lekpa Gyaltsen, Kublai Khan, Lama Dampa Sonam Gyaltsen, Lamdre, List of Yuan emperors, Lotro Gyaltsen, Lotsawa, Mahasiddha, Mahākāla, Ming dynasty, Mongol Empire, Mongol invasions of Tibet, Naropa, Ngor, Nyingma, Patron and priest relationship, Ponpori Hills, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, Ratnākaraśānti, Red Hat sect, Red Turban Rebellion, Sachen Kunga Nyingpo, Sakya Chokden, Sakya Monastery, Sakya Pandita, Sakya Trizin, Sanskrit, Shakya, ..., Shigatse, Sonam Tsemo, Sutra, Tantra, Tibet, Tibet under Yuan rule, Tibetan Buddhism, Treasury of Lives, Vajrayogini, Vikramashila, Yuan dynasty, Zangpo Pal. Expand index (12 more) »


The Bodongpa or Bodong tradition, is one of the smaller traditions of Tibetan Buddhism falling outside the classification of the four main schools.

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Buton Rinchen Drub

Butön Rinchen Drup, (1290–1364), 11th Abbot of Shalu Monastery, was a 14th-century Sakya master and Tibetan Buddhist leader.

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Dezhung Rinpoche

Dezhung Rinpoche, born Ngawang Zangpo, (1906–1987) was a Tibetan lama of the Sakya school, one of four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism (the others being the Nyingma, Kagyu, and Gelug).

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Dharmapala Raksita

Dharmapala Raksita (1268 – 24 December 1287) was the head of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism, which was the most powerful school in Tibet under the Yuan dynasty from 1280-1282.

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The dpon-chen or pönchen, literally the "great authority" or "great administrator", was the chief administrator or governor of Tibet located at Sakya Monastery during the Yuan administrative rule of Tibet in the 13th and 14th centuries.

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Drogön Chögyal Phagpa

Drogön Chogyal Phagpa (1235 – 15 December 1280), was the fifth leader of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism.

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The Gelug (Wylie: dGe-Lugs-Pa) is the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Gorampa Sonam Senge (1429-1489Dreyfus (2003) p.301) was an important philosopher in the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Guhyasamāja Tantra

The Guhyasamāja Tantra (Sanskrit: Guhyasamājatantra; Tibetan: Gsang ’dus rtsa rgyud (Toh 442); Tantra of the Secret Community) is one of the most important scriptures of Tantric Buddhism.

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Han Chinese

The Han Chinese,.

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Hevajra (Tibetan: ཀྱེའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་ kye'i rdo rje / kye rdo rje; Chinese: 喜金剛 Xǐ jīngāng / 呼金剛 Hū jīngāng) is one of the main yidams (enlightened beings) in Tantric, or Vajrayana Buddhism.

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Imperial Preceptor

The Imperial Preceptor, or Dishi (lit. "Teacher of the Emperor") was a high title and powerful post created by Kublai Khan, founder of the Yuan dynasty.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Jamgon Kongtrul

Jamgön Kongtrül Lodrö Thayé (1813–1899), also known as Jamgön Kongtrül the Great, was a Tibetan Buddhist scholar, poet, artist, physician, tertön and polymath.

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Jamyang Donyo Gyaltsen

Jamyang Donyo Gyaltsen (1310 - 1344), in orthographic spelling Jam dbyangs don yod rgyal mts'an, was a ruler of Sakya which had a precedence position in Tibet under the Yuan dynasty.

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Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820–1892), also known by his tertön title, Pema Ösel Dongak Lingpa, was a renowned teacher, scholar and tertön of 19th-century Tibet.

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Jamyang Rinchen Gyaltsen

Jamyang Rinchen Gyeltsen (c. 1257 - 5 February 1305), was the ruler of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism, which had precedence in Tibet under the Yuan dynasty, in 1286-1303.

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Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen

Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen (1147–1216) was a Tibetan spiritual leader and the third of the Five Sakya Parriarchs (sa skya gong ma rnam lnga) of Tibet.

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Jigdal Dagchen Sakya

Jigdal Dagchen Sakya Rinpoche (alt. Jigchai Dagqên Sa'gya Rinboqê; born November 2, 1929, died April 29, 2016) was a Tibetan Buddhist teacher educated in the Sakya sect.

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The Jonang is one of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

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The Kagyu, Kagyü, or Kagyud school, also known as the "Oral Lineage" or Whispered Transmission school, is today regarded as one of six main schools (chos lugs) of Himalayan or Tibetan Buddhism.

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Kīla (Buddhism)

The kīla or phurba (Sanskrit Devanagari: कील; IAST: kīla;, alternate transliterations and English orthographies: phurpa, phurbu, purbha, or phurpu) is a three-sided peg, stake, knife, or nail-like ritual implement traditionally associated with Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Bön, and Indian Vedic traditions.

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Khatsun Namkha Lekpa Gyaltsen

Khatsun Namkha Lekpa Gyaltsen (1305 - 1343), orthographic spelling mK'as btsun nam mk'a legs pa'i rgyal mts'an, was a ruler of Sakya, which had a precedence position in Tibet under the Yuan dynasty.

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Kublai Khan

Kublai (Хубилай, Hubilai; Simplified Chinese: 忽必烈) was the fifth Khagan (Great Khan) of the Mongol Empire (Ikh Mongol Uls), reigning from 1260 to 1294 (although due to the division of the empire this was a nominal position).

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Lama Dampa Sonam Gyaltsen

Lama Dampa Sonam Gyaltsen (16 May 1312 - 23 July 1375), in orthographic spelling bLa ma dam pa bsod nams rgyal mts'an, was a ruler of Sakya which had a precedence position in Tibet under the Yuan dynasty.

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Lamdré is a meditative system in Tibetan Buddhism rooted in the view that the result of its practice is contained within the path.

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List of Yuan emperors

The following is a list of Emperors of the Yuan dynasty (1271–1368) in China.

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Lotro Gyaltsen

Lotro Gyaltsen (1332 - 1365), in orthographic spelling bLo gros rgyal mts'an, was a ruler of Sakya, which had a precedence position in Tibet under the Yuan dynasty.

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Lotsawa is a Tibetan word used as a title to refer to the native Tibetan translators, such as Vairotsana, Rinchen Zangpo, Marpa Lotsawa and others, who worked alongside Indian scholars or panditas to translate Buddhist texts into Tibetan from Sanskrit, Classical Chinese and other Asian languages.

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Mahasiddha (Sanskrit: mahāsiddha "great adept) is a term for someone who embodies and cultivates the "siddhi of perfection".

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Mahakala (Sanskrit: महाकाल; IAST: Mahākāla) is a deity common to Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism.

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Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

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Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire (Mongolian: Mongolyn Ezent Güren; Mongolian Cyrillic: Монголын эзэнт гүрэн;; also Орда ("Horde") in Russian chronicles) existed during the 13th and 14th centuries and was the largest contiguous land empire in history.

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Mongol invasions of Tibet

There were several Mongol invasions of Tibet.

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Nāropā (Prakrit; Nāropadā or Naḍapāda) (probably died ca. 1040 CE) was an Indian Buddhist Mahasiddha.

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Ngor or Ngor Éwam Chöden is the name of a monastery in the Ü-Tsang province of Tibet about southwest of Shigatse and is the Sakya school's second most important gompa.

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The Nyingma tradition is the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism (the other three being the Kagyu, Sakya and Gelug).

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Patron and priest relationship

The patron and priest relationship, also simply written as priest-patron or cho-yon is the symbolic relationship between a religious figure and a lay patron in the Tibetan ideology or political theory.

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Ponpori Hills

The Ponpori hills are a range of hills with grey soil, southwest of Shigatse, in South Western Tibet.

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Ratna Vajra Rinpoche

Ratna Vajra Rinpoche (born 19 November 1974), is a Tibetan Buddhist teacher and the 42nd and current Sakya Trizin, considered one of the highest qualified lineage masters of both the esoteric and exoteric traditions of Buddhist philosophy and meditation.

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Ratnākaraśānti (also known as Śāntipa) (c. 1000 CE) was one of the eighty-four Buddhist Mahāsiddhas and the chief debate-master at the monastic university of Vikramashila.

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Red Hat sect

In Tibetan Buddhism, the Red Hat sect or Red Hat sects, named for the colour of the monks' hats at formal occasions, includes the three oldest of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism, namely.

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Red Turban Rebellion

The Red Turban Rebellion was an uprising influenced by the White Lotus Society members that, between 1351 and 1368, targeted the ruling Mongol Yuan dynasty, eventually leading to the overthrowing of Mongol rule in China.

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Sachen Kunga Nyingpo

Sachen Kunga Nyingpo (1092–1158) was a Tibetan spiritual leader and the first of the Five Venerable Supreme Sakya Masters of Tibet.

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Sakya Chokden

Serdok Penchen Sakya Chokden (gser mdog pan chen shakya mchog ldan, 1428–1507) was one of the most important religious thinkers of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Sakya Monastery

Sakya Monastery, also known as Pel Sakya ("White Earth" or "Pale Earth") is a Buddhist monastery situated 25 km southeast of a bridge which is about 127 km west of Shigatse on the road to Tingri in Tibet.

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Sakya Pandita

Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen (Tibetan: ས་སྐྱ་པནདིཏ་ཀུན་དགའ་རྒྱལ་མཚན)1182-28 November 1251) was a Tibetan spiritual leader and Buddhist scholar and the fourth of the Five Sakya Forefathers. Künga Gyeltsen is generally known simply as Sakya Pandita, a title given to him in recognition of his scholarly achievements and knowledge of Sanskrit. He is held in the tradition to have been an emanation of Manjusri, the embodiment of the wisdom of all the Buddhas. After that he also known as a great scholar in Tibet, Mongolia, China and India and was proficient in the five great sciences of Buddhist philosophy, medicine, grammar, dialectics and sacred Sanskrit literature as well as the minor sciences of rhetoric, synonymies, poetry, dancing and astrology. He is considered to be the fourth Sakya Forefather and sixth Sakya Trizin and one of the most important figures in the Sakya lineage.

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Sakya Trizin

Sakya Trizin ("Sakya Throne-Holder") is the traditional title of the head of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

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The Shakya (Sanskrit:, Devanagari: शाक्य; Pali:,, or) were a clan of the late Vedic India (c. 1000 – c. 500 BCE) and during the so-called second urbanisation period (c. 600 – c. 200 BCE) in the Indian subcontinent (present-day nations of India and Nepal).

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Shigatse, officially known as Xigazê (Nepali: सिगात्से), is a prefecture-level city of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, with an area of.

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Sonam Tsemo

Sonam Tsemo (tib.: bsod nams rtse mo; 1142–1182) (or Lobpon Sonam Tsemo), an important Tibetan sprititual leader and Buddhist scholar, was the second of the so-called Five Venerable Supreme Sakya Masters of Tibet, the founding fathers of the Sakya tradition.

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A sutra (Sanskrit: IAST: sūtra; Pali: sutta) is a religious discourse (teaching) in text form originating from the spiritual traditions of India, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

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Tantra (Sanskrit: तन्त्र, literally "loom, weave, system") denotes the esoteric traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism that co-developed most likely about the middle of 1st millennium CE.

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Tibet is a historical region covering much of the Tibetan Plateau in Central Asia.

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Tibet under Yuan rule

Tibet under Yuan rule refers to the Yuan dynasty's rule over Tibet from approximately 1270 to 1354.

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Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism is the form of Buddhist doctrine and institutions named after the lands of Tibet, but also found in the regions surrounding the Himalayas and much of Central Asia.

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Treasury of Lives

The Treasury of Lives is an online, peer reviewed, biographical encyclopedia of historical religious masters of the Himalayan Buddhist and Bon religions.

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Vajrayoginī (Vajrayoginī;, Dorjé Neljorma; Огторгуйд Одогч, Нархажид) is a Tantric Buddhist female Buddha and a. Vajrayoginī's essence is "great passion" (maharaga), a transcendent passion that is free of selfishness and illusion, and intensely works for the well-being of others and for the destruction of ego clinging.

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Vikramashila (IAST) was one of the two most important centres of learning in India during the Pala Empire, along with Nalanda.

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Yuan dynasty

The Yuan dynasty, officially the Great Yuan (Yehe Yuan Ulus), was the empire or ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan, leader of the Mongolian Borjigin clan.

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Zangpo Pal

Zangpo Pal (1261 - 1323), in full Danyi Chenpo Zangpo Pal, was the ruler of Sakya, which held a precedence position in Tibet under the Yuan dynasty.

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