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  1. Asanga(noun)

    Indian religious leader and founder of the Yogacara school of Buddhism in India (4th century)

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  1. Asaṅga

    Asaṅga was a major exponent of the Yogācāra tradition in India, also called Vijñānavāda. Traditionally, he and his half-brother Vasubandhu are regarded as the founders of this school. The two half-brothers were also major exponents of Abhidharma teachings, which were highly technical and sophisticated hermeneutics as well.

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