Geluk

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Tibetan School

Geluk

Geluk
དགེ་ལུགས་

Basic Meaning

The Geluk tradition traces its origin to Tsongkhapa, who propagated a modified version of the Kadampa lojong and lamrim teachings. It is the dominant tradition of Tibet, having established its control of the government under the figure of the Dalai Lama.

Associated People

Gyaltsap Je Darma Rinchen
1364 ~ 1432
Thupten Jinpa
1958
Khedrup Je
1385 ~ 1438
The 14th Dalai Lama
1935
Tsongkhapa
1357 ~ 1419
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Term Variations
Key Term Geluk
Topic Variation Geluk
Tibetan དགེ་ལུགས་  ( ge luk)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration dge lugs  ( ge luk)
Buddha-nature Site Standard English Geluk
Term Information
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning The Geluk tradition traces its origin to Tsongkhapa, who propagated a modified version of the Kadampa lojong and lamrim teachings. It is the dominant tradition of Tibet, having established its control of the government under the figure of the Dalai Lama.
Term Type School
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