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'''Vimalakirti''' (Tib. དྲི་མེད་གྲགས་པ་; Wyl. ''dri med grags pa'') was a wealthy householder, a layman, a disciple and patron of [[Buddha Shakyamuni]], and the central figure in the [[Vimalakirti Nirdesha Sutra|Vimalakirti Sutra]]. Through his [[primordial wisdom|transcendent wisdom]], in a dramatic and sometimes humorous dialogue with the Buddha’s disciples, he expounded the doctrine of shunyata, or [[emptiness]], to both [[arhats]] and [[bodhisattvas]].
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'''Vimalakirti''' (Tib. དྲི་མེད་གྲགས་པ་; Wyl. ''dri med grags pa'') was a wealthy householder, a layman, a disciple and patron of [[Buddha Shakyamuni]], and the central figure in the [[Vimalakirti Nirdesha Sutra|Vimalakirti Sutra]]. Through his [[wisdom]], in a dramatic and sometimes humorous dialogue with the Buddha’s disciples, he expounded the doctrine of shunyata, or [[emptiness]], to both [[arhat]]s and [[bodhisattvas]].
  
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Vimalakirti (Tib. དྲི་མེད་གྲགས་པ་; Wyl. dri med grags pa) was a wealthy householder, a layman, a disciple and patron of Buddha Shakyamuni, and the central figure in the Vimalakirti Sutra. Through his wisdom, in a dramatic and sometimes humorous dialogue with the Buddha’s disciples, he expounded the doctrine of shunyata, or emptiness, to both arhats and bodhisattvas.