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Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava). Gouache painting by a Tibetan artist.


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Guru Rinpoche (Tibetan "Precious teacher"), known in Sanskrit as Padma Sambhava ("Born of a lotus"), referring to his miraculous birth from lotus blossom. Founder of the Nyingmapa school of Buddhism in Tibet.


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Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava). Gouache painting by a Tibetan artist. . Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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