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(Tib., lam-'bras).

The cycle of ‘path and result’ teachings transmitted to Tibet by the great Indian siddha Virūpa (c. 11th century ce), especially associated with the Sakya school. The teachings are based on a short root text, the Vajra Verses, and aim to actualize an experience of the indivisible nature of saṃsāra andnirvāṇa through a combination of sūtra andtantric teachings and practices. These are believed to lead to an insight into the true nature of mind, identified as its luminosity, its emptiness.and the union of these two aspects.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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