Bright kalpa

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A bright kalpa (Tib. སྒྲོན་མེའི་བསྐལ་པ་, Wyl. sgron me’i bskal pa) is a kalpa during which a Buddha appears and teaches sentient beings. A kalpa during which a Buddha does not appear is called a dark kalpa.

Alternative Translations

  • An illuminated age (Rangjung Yeshe)
  • Age of light (Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche)

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