Treasure text

Texts planted by Indian or Tibetan masters, either in a physical location, such as inside a pillar of a temple, or in the minds of disciples and hidden there for safekeeping during times that were not conducive for their practice.

Tibetan: གཏེར་མ། gter-ma

J. Hopkins: Buried texts

Synonyms: Terma

Other languages

العربية: النصوص الثمينة
Deutsch: Schatztext
Italiano: Testo tesoro
Русский: Текст-сокровище
Tiếng Việt: Kho tàng giáo pháp

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