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- Dīpaṃkara Śrījñāna
- Jowo Jé
Atiśa Dīpaṃkara Śrījñāna (982–1054), known as Jowo Jé Palden Atisha (jo bo rje dpal ldan a ti sha) in Tibetan, was a great Indian master and scholar. He spent the last ten years of his life in Tibet, teaching and translating texts, and was instrumental in reinvigorating Buddhism there after a period of persecution and decline.