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According to the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, Samatabhadra is the supreme embodiment of Buddhahood. Samantabhadra transmitted the Dzogchen teachings in the three heavenly realms of Akanishtha, Tushita and the Realm of the 33 Gods.
About fifty years after Buddha Shakyamuni’s parinirvana, the sambhogakaya buddha Vajrasattva — who is inseparable from Buddha Shakyamuni — transmitted the 6,400,000 tantras of the Great Completion to the first human guru of the Vajrayana, the Awareness-Holder Garab Dorje. Learn more here.