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Key Term Sakya
Hover Popup Choices Sakya; Sakyapa
Featured People Sa chen kun dga' snying poBsod nams rtse moSa skya paN+Di taGo rams pa bsod nams seng geJorden, Ngawang
In Tibetan Script ས་སྐྱ་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration sa skya
Tibetan Phonetic Rendering sa kya
Term Type School
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning The Sakya tradition developed in the eleventh century in the Khon family of Tsang, which maintained an Imperial-era lineage of Vajrakīla and which adopted a new teaching from India known as Lamdre.