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Śabara in Sanskrit or Shavaripa in Tibetan is Indian Buddhist teacher, one of the eighty-four Mahasiddhas, honored as being among the holders of the distant transmission of Mahamudra. He was a student of Nagarjuna and a teacher of Maitripa. He is one of the forefathers of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

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  • Dowman, Keith, trans., Masters of Mahāmudrā: Songs and Histories of the Eighty-Four Buddhist Siddhas, Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1985.
  • English, Elizabeth, Vajrayoginī: Her Visualizations, Rituals and Forms, Boston: Wisdom, 2002.

Jampa Thaye (1990). Garland of Gold. UK: Ganesha. p. 128. ISBN 0950911933. 

Kalu Rinpoche (1986). The Dharma that Illuminates All Beings Like the Light of the Sun and the Moon. USA: State University of New York, Albany. ISBN 0-88706-156-7. 

  • Linrothe, Rob, Holy Madness: Portraits of Tantric Siddhas, Chicago: Serindia Publications, 2006.
  • Templeman, David, trans., The Seven Instruction Lineages by Jo-nang-Tārānātha, Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1983.

Золотая Гирлянда - ранние учителя Кагью в Индии и Тибете, Лама Джампа Тхайе, Альмазный путь, 48.

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