Kadam

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Tibetan School

Kadam

བཀའ་གདམས་

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 in the tenth century.

Associated People

Atiśa
982 ~ 1054
Chapa Chökyi Senge
1109 ~ 1169
Dromtönpa
1004/1005 ~ 1064
Ngok Lekpai Sherab
10th Century
Ngok Lotsāwa Loden Sherab
1059 ~ 1109
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Term Variations
Key Term Kadam
Topic Variation Kadam
Tibetan བཀའ་གདམས་  ( ka dam)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration bka' gdams  ( ka dam)
Term Information
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 in the tenth century.
Term Type School
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