Zanabazar

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1635 – 1723

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Who was Zanabazar?

Undur Geghen Zanabazar, born Eshidorji, was the first Jebtsundamba Khutuktu, the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism for the Khalkha in Outer Mongolia. His name 'Zanabazar' is the Mongolian rendition of the Sanskrit 'Jnana-vajra' meaning thunderbolt of wisdom.Etymologically this name would be equivalent to 'known-vigor' in English, a language genetically related to Sanskrit.

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Born
1635
Ethnicity
  • Mongols
Died
1723
Beijing

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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