What is the difference between nyingma tibetan lineage and other tantric schools of thought in tibetan?
Thy Nyingma school, also known as the "Earlier Translation School" follows the first translations of Buddha's teachings. The last of the early translators was SmrtijÃ±anaki…rti in the late tenth century. The other schools are called Sarma or New Schools of Tibetan Buddhism. They follow the later translations, starting with the translator Rinchen Zangpo (958-1055). Sarma includes the following schools: Kadam, KagyÃ¼, Sakya and Gelug. (MORE)