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Sakya

(tib.: sa kya) Name means place of white earth. Khon Konchok Gyelpo (1034-1102) was the founder of the Sakya order. The leader of Sakya is His Holiness Sakya Trizin. This is the second newest of the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism (nyingma, kagyu, sakya, gelug).

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"Like me, the countless living beings have been wandering in cyclic existence. Many times they have been a parent to me and shone radiant kindness upon me. How unworthy not to respond to their sorrow. For the sake of all living beings we must strive in the practices bringing Enlightenment."
- 1st Dalai Lama

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