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'''Shastra''' (Skt. ''śāstra''; Tib. [[བསྟན་བཅོས་]], ''tenchö'', [[Wyl.]] ''bstan bcos'') — a '''treatise''' or commentary upon the [[word of the Buddha|words of the Buddha]] (Tib. བཀའ་, ''ka'', Wyl. ''bka’''). In Tibet, many of the most important shastras composed by the great Indian masters of the past were compiled into a collection known as the [[Tengyur]], or translated treatises, comprising around 228 volumes (depending on the edition).
 
'''Shastra''' (Skt. ''śāstra''; Tib. [[བསྟན་བཅོས་]], ''tenchö'', [[Wyl.]] ''bstan bcos'') — a '''treatise''' or commentary upon the [[word of the Buddha|words of the Buddha]] (Tib. བཀའ་, ''ka'', Wyl. ''bka’''). In Tibet, many of the most important shastras composed by the great Indian masters of the past were compiled into a collection known as the [[Tengyur]], or translated treatises, comprising around 228 volumes (depending on the edition).
  
 
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Shastra (Skt. śāstra; Tib. བསྟན་བཅོས་, tenchö, Wyl. bstan bcos) — a treatise or commentary upon the words of the Buddha (Tib. བཀའ་, ka, Wyl. bka’). In Tibet, many of the most important shastras composed by the great Indian masters of the past were compiled into a collection known as the Tengyur, or translated treatises, comprising around 228 volumes (depending on the edition).

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