Gautama Buddha

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Noun1.Gautama Buddha - founder of BuddhismGautama Buddha - founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
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It is Tibetan Buddhism's most sacred site and is the home to the Jowo Shakyamuni, a revered Buddha statue.
In refutation to the critiques against Je Tsongkhapa's consecration of Jowo Shakyamuni, which involved changing the form of the Emanated Buddha (sprul sku, nirmanakaya) into a Buddha of Perfect Resources (longs sku, sambhogakaya) by offering the 13 lay attires and ornaments and fixing the nails on the statue to secure these ornaments, Lobsang Thinlay Namgyal, one of Tsongkhapa's disciples, lists all the charges levied against his master by leading Tibetan Lamas such as the Seventh Karmapa Chodrak Gyamtso and Terton Pema Lingpa.