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Born in western India in the 8th century ce, Vimalamitra became a notable scholar-monk whose learning encompassed the Vinaya.Abhidharma.Mahāyāna sūtras.and the tantras. Later in his life, he is said to have travelled to China where he received atiyoga teachings from Śrīsiṃha. He was later invited to Tibet during the reign of Trisong Detsen where he resided for thirteen years and taught both exoteric Mahāyāna and Dzogchen. Thereafter he is said to have travelled on to China.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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