One of the New Translation Period traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, deriving from Atisha's visit to Tibet. After its branches were merged and reformed, it continued as the Gelug tradition.

Tibetan: bKa'-gdams

J Hopkins: [word-advice]; the Ga-dam school [name of lineage traced to Atiza]; name of mansion; advice; instruction; counsel; preceptual instruction; advisory speech; exhortation.

Other languages

العربية: كادام
Deutsch: Kadam-Schule
Русский: кадам
Tiếng Việt: Kadam
: 噶当派
: 噶當派

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