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Reliogion sects

The Bön teachings were by now well established in Zhang-Zhung. Zhang-Zhung was an independent state with its own language, literature, and culture. It was divided into three sections referred to as the “Three Doors”: inner (phugpa), outer(gopa), and middle (barpa). The inner door is Olmo Lung Ring, the middle door is Tazik, and the outer...
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Nyingma sect is Tradition based on old transmission of Buddhism, which mainly based on Berozana’s translation of Indian buddhist text. As system of Esoteric Sect, it is known as Sang Nga Nyingma. Its doctrine was passed down from the 8th century, incorporate local religious practices and local deities and elements of shamanism, which is shared...
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Originating in 1409, the Geluk Sect, the latest sect of Tibetan Buddhism, is formed during the process of the Reformation held by Je Tsongkhapa, a famous reformer in the history of Tibetan Buddhism in the 15th century. He was born in the age when the Jangchup Gyaltsen took the place of the Sagya Sect. At...
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Tibetan Buddhism, In 1073 BC, Tibetan Lama Kongchog Gyalpo built Sakya Monastery and advocated his own Esoteric disciplines and called it “Sakya Sect”. Enclosures around the Sakya monasteries are painted with red, white and black stripes, which respectively symbolize the Wisdom Buddha, the Goddess of Mercy and the Diamond Hand Buddha. Hence, the Sakya sect...
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Master Marba Lotsawa founded the Kagyu Sect in the middle of 11th century. Kagyu means Lineage of the (Buddha’s) Word. This is an oral tradition which is very much concerned with the experiential dimension of meditation. Its monasteries are usually painted white, and monks wore white monk robes when practising Buddhism, therefore, it is also...
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