Sarvastivadin

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Sarvastivadin (Skt. Sarvāstivādin; Tib. ཐམས་ཅད་ཡོད་པར་སྨྲ་བ་, tamché yöpar mawa, Wyl. thams cad yod par smra ba) — one of the four major early Buddhist schools established in India. The lineage of monastic ordination and vinaya that was transmitted in Tibet with Shantarakshita comes from one of its branches, the Mulasarvastivadin (Skt. Mūlasarvāstivādin) or "root"-Sarvastivadin.