84000 Glossary of Terms

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ཀ་མ་ལ་ཤཱི་ལ། | Glossary of Terms

    ཀ་མ་ལ་ཤཱི་ལ།

    ka ma la shI la

    Kamalaśīla

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Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Kamalaśīla
  • ཀ་མ་ལ་ཤཱི་ལ།
  • ka ma la shI la
  • Kamalaśīla
Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Kamalaśīla
  • ཀ་མ་ལ་ཤཱི་ལ།
  • ka ma la shI la
  • Kamalaśīla

Indian Buddhist master (713–763) who came to Tibet in the late 8th century. Said to have been assassinated after a debate with the representatives of Chinese Buddhism. A later legend has him return to India and come back in another body in the eleventh century as the master Padampa Sangye.

Translation by Ryan Damron
  • Kamalaśīla
  • པད་མའི་ངང་ཚུལ།
  • pad ma’i ngang tshul
  • Kamalaśīla

Ca. late eighth century. An Indian monastic scholar important in the transmission of Buddhism to Tibet.