Vairo canābhisaṃbodhi or Vairocanā bhisaṃbodhi-tantra. widely known as the Mahāvairocana-sūtra), it will hereafter be referred to as. The Mahāvairocana Tantra is the first true Buddhist tantra, the earliest comprehensive manual of tantric Buddhism. It was probably composed in the middle of the. The Mahāvairocana Tantra (traditional Chinese: 大毘盧遮那成佛神變加持經; ; pinyin: Dà Pílúzhēnà Chéngfó Shénbiàn Jiāchí Jīng; also known as 大日经 Da ri .

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It belongs to what may be described as the middle mahavairocanw in the development of tantric Buddhism in India, having been composed probably sometime between the late 6th and mid-7th centuries. To date no manuscript of the original Sanskrit text has been found, but it was translated into Chinese and Tibetan, and the translators of the Chinese version also produced an extensive commentary.


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Because of its fundamental importance for the Japanese Shingon sect, it is also taken up in varying degrees of detail in books on the doctrines and practices of the Tantrq sect, such as Kiyota Edited by Tadeusz Skorupski and Ulrich Pagel, 57— Los Angeles and Tokyo: Buddhist Books International, A survey of the background, philosophy, and basic doctrines of the Shingon sect.

Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems. An annotated translation of a survey of Buddhist tantras by the Tibetan tantraa mKhas-grub-rje b. A reprint of a classic study of the development of the scriptures of tantric Buddhism, first published in Edited by Susan M.

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Cambridge University Press, Wayman, Alex, and R. The Enlightenment of Vairocana. Buddhist Tradition Series Composed of two independent studies.

Book 2 is an English translation of Tajima A good starting point mahavaairocana acquainting oneself with the state of the field. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page.


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