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Kawa Paltsek
Kawa Paltsek

Tibetan: ska ba dpal brtegs

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A translator, he translated numerous texts from Sanskrit into Tibetan at Samye during the reign of King Trisong Detsen, and became the principal translator at Samye. He was a disciple of Padmasambhava and Shantarakshita. He was one of the first seven people ordained by Shantarakshita. He also helped reinstate Vairochana, after Vairocana was exiled to Tshaba Rong. Vairocana was accused of having received impure teachings from India.

He is the author of:
1. "Manual of Key Buddhist Terms, Categorization of Buddhist Terminology with Commentary." (lo tsa ba ka ba dpal brtsegs kyis mdzed pa'i chos kyi rnam grangs dang, chos kyi rnam grangs kyi brjed byang bzhuks so)
2. Seventeenfold Appearance of the Sequence of the View, lta rim snang ba bcu bdun pa

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