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'''Vilāsavajra''' (Tib. སྒེག་པའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་, [[Wyl.]] ''sgeg pa'i rdo rje'') aka '''Lilavajra''' or '''Lalitavajra''' was an 8th century Indian master, perhaps from [[Oddiyana]], who wrote commentaries on ''[[Chanting the Names of Manjushri]]'' and the ''[[Guhyagarbha Tantra]]''.
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'''Vilasavajra''' (Skt. ''Vilāsavajra''; Tib. སྒེག་པའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་, [[Wyl.]] ''sgeg pa'i rdo rje'') aka '''Lilavajra''' (Skt. ''Līlāvajra'') or '''Lalitavajra''' was an 8th century Indian master, perhaps from [[Oddiyana]], who wrote commentaries on ''[[Chanting the Names of Manjushri]]'' and the ''[[Guhyagarbha Tantra]]''. Among the students of Vilāsavajra, the most prominent were [[Buddhaguhya]] and Buddhajñanapada, who both studied the cycle of the [[Web of Magical Illusion]].
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==

Revision as of 13:38, 19 February 2012

Vilasavajra (Skt. Vilāsavajra; Tib. སྒེག་པའི་རྡོ་རྗེ་, Wyl. sgeg pa'i rdo rje) aka Lilavajra (Skt. Līlāvajra) or Lalitavajra was an 8th century Indian master, perhaps from Oddiyana, who wrote commentaries on Chanting the Names of Manjushri and the Guhyagarbha Tantra. Among the students of Vilāsavajra, the most prominent were Buddhaguhya and Buddhajñanapada, who both studied the cycle of the Web of Magical Illusion.

Further Reading

  • Dudjom Rinpoche, The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, trans. and ed. Gyurme Dorje (Boston: Wisdom, 1991), pages 463-464.

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