In Buddhism, abhiṣeka is the means by which the guru transmits the power and authority to a pupil to engage in specific forms of meditation. It is important especially in Tibet (Tib., dbang.bskur, ‘empowerment’), where it is an initiation ritual in Tibetan Buddhism preceding Tantric practice.
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