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A tantric adept (mahā-siddha), possibly from the region of present-day Orissa. The dates of his life are obscured by hagiographical fictions although he seems to have been active during the 9th century ce. He is a representative of Sahajayāna.an antinomian form of Buddhism.and transmitted his teachings in a characteristic style of song known as a doha.several of which survive in his name in the Apabhraṃśa language.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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