cover Bon Religion:
the indigenous religion of Tibet prior to the arrival of Buddhism in the 8th century.


cover Hindu Religion
prominant along the southern slopes and valleys of the Himalayas.


cover Gelug School:
founded by Lama Tsongkhapa as a synthesis of the earlier Buddhist Schools.


cover Kagyu School:
founded by Marpa and made famous by Milarepa, 11th century A.D.


cover Nyingma School:
the Ancient Ones, first of the Buddhist traditions of Tibet.


cover Sakya School:
established by the Khon family in Tsang Province, 1073 A.D.


cover Shangpa Kagyu School:
founded by Khedrup Khyungpo Naljor in the 11th century and revived by Jamgon Kongtrul in the 19th cent.