Marpa Kagyü

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Marpa Kagyü (Tib. སྨར་པ་བཀའ་བརྒྱུད་, Wyl. smar pa bka' brgyud) — the name given (in the context of the eight practice lineages) to the lineage of teachings and practices brought to Tibet and translated by Marpa Lotsawa (1012-1097), which later branched into the four major and eight minor Kagyü lineages.