Jonang

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Key Term Jonang
In Tibetan Script ཇོ་ནང་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration jo nang
Tibetan Phonetic Rendering jo nang
Term Type School
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning The Jonang tradition was established by Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen, a thirteenth century Sakya monk famous for his Zhentong teachings. The Jonang teachings and monasteries were suppressed in Tibet in the seventeenth century but survived in Amdo.
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