Kagyu: 1 definition
Kagyu means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
India history and geographySource: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Tibetan Buddhism
Kagyu refers to one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.—This school is also a branch of Vajrayana. Drupgyu was an ancient Buddhist lineage of Tibet. Kadampa lineage was founded by Atisa. Gampopa (419-513 CE) brought Drupgyu and Kadampa lineages together and founded Dakpo Kagyu school. Later, Dakpo Kagyu school subdivided into the following four schools:
- Karma Kagyu
- Barom Kagyu
- Tsalpa Kagyu
- Pagdru Kagyu
Karma Kagyu school was founded by the first Karmapa Lama Dusum Khyenpa.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Starts with: Kagyupa.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Kagyu; (plurals include: Kagyus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 14 - Yamzangpa (Kagyu) < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
Chapter 18 - Upper Drukpa (Kagyu) < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
Chapter 20 - Trophupa (Kagyu) < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
A Blessed Pilgrimage (by Dr. Yutang Lin)
The Importance Of Sangha (by Drupon Thinley Ningpo)
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)