Second Propagation

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(Tib., phyi-dar). The second period of the organized dissemination of Buddhist teachings and texts in Tibet during the 11th century. This period followed the hiatus brought about after the First Propagation ended with the suppression of Buddhism by Lang Darma. The Indian scholar-monk Atiśa and the Tibetan translator Rinchen Sangpo were important figures in this process of the dissemination of Buddhism.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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