Buddha family

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The buddha family or tathagata family (Skt. tathāgatakula; Tib. དེ་བཞིན་གཤེགས་པའི་རིགས་ deshyin shekpé rik; Wyl. de bzhin gshegs pa'i rigs) is one of the five buddha families and is linked to the transmutation of ignorance. Vairochana is the central buddha of this family.