Atiśa

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Atisa, AtiZa, Atisha


  1. peace; calm
  2. Atiśa Dipańkara Śrījñāna: a renowned Buddhist scholar, philosopher, teacher and sadhaka from Bengal (980 – 1054 CE) of the Pāla period, who was one of the major figures behind the establishment of the Sarmā lineage of Buddhism in Tibet.