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= Welcom to the Rigpa Shedra Wiki =
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[[Image:Khenpo Namdrol prayer.jpg|thumb|250px|[[Khenchen Namdrol]], who oversees the Rigpa Shedra in Nepal]]
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<div style="font-size:162%; border:none; margin:0; padding:.1em; color:#000;">Welcome to the [[Rigpa Shedra]] Wiki,</div>
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<div style="top:+0.2em; font-size:95%;">an online encyclopedia of ''[[Tibetan Buddhism]]</div>
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*'''[[Padmasambhava]]''' (Skt.), or '''Padmakara''' (Skt. ''Padmākara''; Tib. ''Pemajungné''; [[Wyl.]] ''pad+ma 'byung gnas'') means ‘Lotus-Born’, which refers to Guru Rinpoche's birth from a lotus in the land of [[Oddiyana]]. '''Guru Rinpoche''', the ‘Precious Master’, is the founder of [[Tibetan Buddhism]] and the [[Buddha]] of our time. Whereas Buddha is known primarily for having taught the teachings of the [[sutra]] vehicle, Padmasambhava came into this world, and to Tibet in particular, in order to teach the [[tantra]]s. While [[Buddha Shakyamuni]] exemplifies the buddha principle, the most important element in the [[sutrayana]] path, Padmasambhava personifies the [[guru]] principle, the heart of [[Vajrayana]] Buddhism, and he is therefore known as the ‘second Buddha’ (Tib. ''sangyé nyipa''). ([[Padmasambhava|Read more...]])
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Latest revision as of 14:41, 25 March 2015

Khenchen Namdrol, who oversees the Rigpa Shedra in Nepal
Welcome to the Rigpa Shedra Wiki,
an online encyclopedia of Tibetan Buddhism
We currently have 11,068 articles

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  • Padmasambhava (Skt.), or Padmakara (Skt. Padmākara; Tib. Pemajungné; Wyl. pad+ma 'byung gnas) means ‘Lotus-Born’, which refers to Guru Rinpoche's birth from a lotus in the land of Oddiyana. Guru Rinpoche, the ‘Precious Master’, is the founder of Tibetan Buddhism and the Buddha of our time. Whereas Buddha is known primarily for having taught the teachings of the sutra vehicle, Padmasambhava came into this world, and to Tibet in particular, in order to teach the tantras. While Buddha Shakyamuni exemplifies the buddha principle, the most important element in the sutrayana path, Padmasambhava personifies the guru principle, the heart of Vajrayana Buddhism, and he is therefore known as the ‘second Buddha’ (Tib. sangyé nyipa). (Read more...)