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Terma (Tibetan: གཏེར་མ་Wylie: gter ma; "hidden treasure")<ref name=DWBDict>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> are key Tibetan Buddhist and Bon teachings, which the tradition holds were originally esoterically hidden by various adepts such as Padmasambhava and his dakinis (consorts) in the 8th century for future discovery at auspicious times by other adepts, known as tertöns. As such, they represent a tradition of continuous revelation in Tibetan Buddhism.<ref name=DWBDict/> Termas are a part of tantric literature.


Terma (religion) sections
Intro  Terma tradition   Antecedents and analogies in other traditions   Types of terma  Prominent terma cycles  Minor terma cycles  Notes  References   See also   

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Terma (Tibetan: གཏེར་མ་Wylie: gter ma; "hidden treasure")<ref name=DWBDict>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> are key Tibetan Buddhist and Bon teachings, which the tradition holds were originally esoterically hidden by various adepts such as Padmasambhava and his dakinis (consorts) in the 8th century for future discovery at auspicious times by other adepts, known as tertöns. As such, they represent a tradition of continuous revelation in Tibetan Buddhism.<ref name=DWBDict/> Termas are a part of tantric literature.


Terma (religion) sections
Intro  Terma tradition   Antecedents and analogies in other traditions   Types of terma  Prominent terma cycles  Minor terma cycles  Notes  References   See also   

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