Kadam

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Kadam

Kadam
བཀའ་གདམས་

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The Kadam tradition, which traces its origin to the teachings of Atiśa, was the first of the so-called New Schools of Tibetan Buddhism, traditions which arose during or after the Second Propagation of Buddhism (phyi dar) in the tenth century.

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Topic Variation Kadam
Tibetan བཀའ་གདམས་  ( ka dam)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration bka' gdams  ( ka dam)
Buddha-nature Site Standard English Kadam
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Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning The Kadam tradition, which traces its origin to the teachings of Atiśa, was the first of the so-called New Schools of Tibetan Buddhism, traditions which arose during or after the Second Propagation of Buddhism (phyi dar) in the tenth century.
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