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Shastra (S. śāstra; Tib. bstan bcos བསྟན་བཅོས་; C. lun) — within the Buddhist Canons, a treatise or commentary upon the words of the Buddha that is attributed to an Indian master.

In Tibet, many of the most important shastras composed by the great Indian masters were compiled into a collection known as the Tengyur, or translated treatises, comprising around 228 volumes (depending on the edition).

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