84000 Glossary of Terms

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ན་རོ་པ། | Glossary of Terms


    na ro pa


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Translation by Ryan Damron
  • Nāropa
  • ན་རོ་པ།
  • na ro pa
  • Nāropa

Indian scholar and practitioner (956 - 1041), a major figure in the transmission of tantric Buddhism to Tibet; earlier in his life he was an important paṇḍita of Nālandā, but left to become a yogi and siddha, the student of Tilopā, and later the teacher of Kukkuripa, Marpa, and others.