Red Hats

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Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Tib., bka' brgyud).

One of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism (see Tibet). Its name means ‘oral transmission lineage’, and its teachings were brought from India in the 11th...

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Yellow Hats

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A Chinese term used to denote the Geluk school of Tibetan Buddhism.on account of the yellow ceremonial caps they wear. In contrast the three earlier schools used red caps. See also Red Hats.


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