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On the level of personal religion the Newars define themselves as Hindus or Buddhists and employ a Buddhist priest (vajracarya) or a Hindu priest (Brahman).

Vajracarya is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Vajracarya books and related discussion.

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Buddhist Monks or Kinsmen of the Buddha? Reflections on the Titles
hammock, or an unstable hillock).
Contents of Dhīḥ (Journal of Rare Buddhist Texts)
(Vrajavallabha Dvivedī, Mahendraratna Vajrācārya). The Four Supplements of Sekkodeśa- īkā … 149–176 ṭ.
Remaking Buddhism for Medieval Nepal: The Fifteenth-Century

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Newars, new and old
They form not a caste, but a complex community--in 1854, the Muluki Ain divided Newars into the equivalent of the four castes, from Brahmins (Rajopadhyaya and Vajracarya), to dalits (Pode and Cyama khalak). There were only scattered references to ...

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Dharma Fellowship: Vajracarya Chögyam Mukpo, the XIth Trungpa
Vajracarya Chogyam Mukpo Short Biography. Biographies: Venerable Vajracarya Chögyam Mukpo, the XIth Trungpa Rinpoche.
Huntington Archive: Detail - Maila Vajracarya as the Jina Buddha
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NEPALESE HAND MANUSCRIPT FROM THE LATE 1600s Vajracarya's Mudra- handbook A Thyasaphu (concertina fold.
Dhanvajra Vajrācārya and Kamal P. Malla: The
detract from an absorbing piece of work. JOHN D. SMITH.
Dhanavajra Vajracarya (1932-1994): A Tribute
Dhanavajra Vajracarya (1932-1994) photograph byNirmal TlIladlwr. Page 2. Dhanavajra.

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