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Sthiramati(475 - 555) 

Indian Buddhist philosopher associated particularly with [the] Yogācāra school. His dates are uncertain (leading one scholar to posit three figures with this name), but he is generally placed in the sixth century, although he is said to have been a disciple of both Vasubandhu and Guṇamati. Sthiramati seems to have been primarily based in Valabhī, but may have also studied at Nālandā. He wrote a number of important commentaries on such Yogācāra works as the Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkāra and Madhyāntavibhāga of Maitreyanātha and Vasubandhu’s Triṃśikā. (Source: "Sthiramati." In The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, 859. Princeton University Press, 2014.

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  • སློབ་དཔོན་བློ་བརྟན་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • slob dpon blo brtan · other names (Wylie)

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  • Vasubandhu · teacher