Sakya

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Tibetan School

Sakya

ས་སྐྱ་

Basic Meaning

The Sakya tradition developed in the eleventh century in the Khon family of Tsang, which maintained an Imperial-era lineage of Vajrakīla and which adopted a new teaching from India known as Lamdre.

Associated People

Gorampa Sönam Senge
1429 ~ 1489
Khenpo Ngawang Jorden
1956
Rongtön Sheja Kunrik
1367 ~ 1449
Sachen Kunga Nyingpo
1092 ~ 1158
Sakya Paṇḍita
1182 ~ 1251
Śākya Chokden
1428 ~ 1507
Sönam Tsemo
1142 ~ 1182
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Term Variations
Key Term Sakya
Topic Variation Sakya
Tibetan ས་སྐྱ་  ( sa kya)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration sa skya  ( sa kya)
Term Information
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning The Sakya tradition developed in the eleventh century in the Khon family of Tsang, which maintained an Imperial-era lineage of Vajrakīla and which adopted a new teaching from India known as Lamdre.
Term Type School
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