Root Guru – Tibetan rtsa-ba’i bla-ma – Primary Buddhist Master

Compare with Guru – Shifu – Master.

“The spiritual teacher that inspires one the most. The spiritual teacher that inspires one the most, such that his or her inspiration serves as the root giving sustenance to one’s spiritual growth.”

Other languages: Deutsch: Wurzelguru, Русский: Коренной гуру, Tiếng Việt: Bổn sư gốc

Related terms:

  • Guru – Shifu – Master
  • Kalachakra tantra root downfall
  • Root bodhisattva vows
  • Root disturbing emotion
  • Root disturbing emotions and attitudes
  • Root downfall
  • Root tantric vows
  • Roots of constructive force
  • Roots of positive force
  • Roots of virtue


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Chan Masters – Historic Chinese Buddhist Zen Meditation Masters

  • Arya Venerable Xuyun – Chan Master Xu Yun – 虛雲《禪師》

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Arya Venerable Xuyun – Chan Master Xu Yun – Hsu Yun – 虛雲《禪師》

Arya Venerable XuyunChan Master Xu Yun – 虛雲《禪師》

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Venerable Da Xin De Ben Shr has a particularly close connection with Master Hsu Yun.

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! Template for Historic Chinese Buddhist Masters

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Tibetan Buddhism – Mahayana – Vajrayana-Mantrayāna-Tantrayana – Tantric Buddhist Vehicle

Tibetan Buddhism – Mahayana – Vajrayana-Mantrayāna-Tantrayana – Tantric Buddhist Vehicle

See also Vajrayana – Vajrayāna वज्रयान – Mantrayāna-Tantrayana – Tantric Buddhism Secret Mantra Diamond Vehicle – Tibetan rdo-rje theg-pa – Mìjiao – Mìzōng Esoteric Tradition – Tiếng Việt: Kim cương thừa

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Sound Hearer – Shravaka Śrāvaka श्रावक – Pali Savaka Sāvaka – Tibetan nyan-thos – 聲聞 Shēngwén – Vietnamese Thanh-văn

Sound Hearer – Shravaka Śrāvaka श्रावक – Pali Savaka Sāvaka – Tibetan nyan-thos – 聲聞 Pinyin Shēngwén – Vietnamese Thanh-văn

VenerableŚrāvaka (Sanskrit) or Sāvaka (Pali) means “hearer” or, more generally, “disciple” In Buddhism, the term is sometimes reserved for distinguished disciples of the Buddha” Shakyamuni. Fair Use Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_Hearer

“A Hinayana practitioner that strives toward liberation as an arhat based on listening to the teachings of the Buddha. Literally, “listeners” to Buddha’s teachings – practitioners of the Hinayana vehicle who, motivated by renunciation, strive to attain liberation from uncontrollably recurring rebirth (samsara) and to become an arhat (liberated being) of either the shravaka or pratyekabuddha class. They practice, based on having listened to Buddha’s teachings. Some translators render the term as “hearer.” Fair Use Source: https://studybuddhism.com/en/glossary/shravaka

Arhat

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Venerable Arhat Shariputra – Śāriputra – Pali Sāriputta – 舎利弗 Shèlìfú – Xá Lợi Phất

Venerable Arhat Shariputra – Sariputra – Śāriputra – Pali Sāriputta Sariputta – 舎利弗 Pinyin Shèlìfú – Vietnamese Xá Lợi Phất

VenerableSāriputta (Pali) or Śāriputra (Sanskrit) was one of two chief male disciples of Gautama Buddha along with Moggallāna (Maudgalyayana), counterparts to the bhikkhunis Khema and Uppalavanna, his two chief female disciples. He became an Arhat renowned for his teaching and is depicted in the Theravada tradition as one of the most important disciples of the Buddha. Sariputta is regarded as the disciple of the Buddha who was foremost in wisdom. ” Fair Use Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sariputta

Arhat

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Nalanda Tradition Sanskrit Buddhism Lineage from the Ancient Indian Monastery Monastic University College

See also Nalanda Monastery France, Nalanda Monastery Ancient India

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Nalanda Monastery in Ancient India

See also Nalanda Monastery France, and Nalanda Tradition

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Nalanda Monastery France – part of Foundation for the Preservation Tradition (FPMT)

Nalanda Monastery France – See also Nalanda Monastery Ancient India and Nalanda Tradition

Cloud Monk received his ordination as a Buddhist Monk at Nalanda France with the ordination name of Losang Jinpa.

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