Gorampa [go rams pa]

[Revised entry by Constance Kassor on August 12, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Gorampa Sonam Senge (Go rams pa bSod nams Seng ge, 1429 - 89) is one of the most widely-studied
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[Revised entry by Constance Kassor on August 12, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Gorampa Sonam Senge (Go rams pa bSod nams Seng ge, 1429 - 89) is one of the most widely-studied philosophers in the Sakya (sa skya) school of Tibetan Buddhism. A fierce critic of Tsongkhapa, the founder of what later came to be known as the Gelug (dge lugs) school, his works were so controversial that they were suppressed by Gelug leaders shortly after they were composed. Gorampa's texts remained hidden until the early 20th century, when the monk...

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