"School of the virtuous"
Founded by Tsongkhapa.
The teaching emphasis on the observation of monastic rules
(Vinaya-pitaka) and thorough study of authoritative texts, principal
among these is the literature on the stages of the path (lam-rim)
and the systematic works on the various Buddhist doctrinal views (Siddhanta).
Founded by Atisha in the 10th century.
The most important teaching of the Kadampas became known by the name Lo-Jong("training the mind"). This school did not survive as an independent tradition
in Tibet. A newly formed Kadampa tradition has been expanding in the West after 1970.