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Key Term Geluk
Hover Popup Choices Gelug; Gelukpa; Gelugpa
Featured People Tsong kha paMkhas grub rjeRgyal tshab rje dar ma rin chenDalai Lama, 14thJinpa, Thupten
In Tibetan Script དགེ་ལུགས་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration dge lugs
Tibetan Phonetic Rendering ge luk
English Standard Geluk
Term Type School
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning The Geluk tradition traces its origin to Tsongkhapa, who propagated a modified version of the Kadampa lojong and lamrim teachings. It is the dominant tradition of Tibet, having established its control of the government under the figure of the Dalai Lama.