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(Tib., gsar-ma).

The schools of Tibetan Buddhism that rely on the translation and teaching transmission of tantric texts during the period of the ‘Second Propagation’, inaugurated by Rinchen Sangpo, as opposed to those transmitted during the ‘First Propagation’ (Tib., snga dar) of Buddhism in Tibet. Those designated as the New Schools are the Gelukpa.Sakyapa.and Kagyüpa.

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