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.