Nyingma

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Nyingma

རྙིང་མ་

Basic Meaning

The Nyingma, which is often described as the oldest tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, traces its origin to Padmasambhava, who is said to have visited Tibet in the eighth century.

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Key Term Nyingma
Topic Variation Nyingma
Tibetan རྙིང་མ་  ( nying ma)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration rnying ma  ( nying ma)
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Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning The Nyingma, which is often described as the oldest tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, traces its origin to Padmasambhava, who is said to have visited Tibet in the eighth century.
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