Tsongkhapa

[Revised entry by Gareth Sparham on July 10, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Tsongkhapa (1357 - 1419) is a well-known Tibetan religious philosopher. In his iconic form, wearing a tall
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[Revised entry by Gareth Sparham on July 10, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Tsongkhapa (1357 - 1419) is a well-known Tibetan religious philosopher. In his iconic form, wearing a tall yellow hat, he is the center of the Gelugpa (Tib. dge lugs pa) sect that was dominant in Tibet until the Chinese takeover in 1951, and whose de facto leader is the Dalai Lama....

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