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*non-dual tantras, such as [[Kalachakra]].<ref>The Kalachakra Tantra can be designated either as a mother tantra or non-dual tantra. See ''Kalachakra Tantra, Rite of Initiation'' by the Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins (London: Wisdom, 1985) pages 165-6.</ref>  
 
*non-dual tantras, such as [[Kalachakra]].<ref>The Kalachakra Tantra can be designated either as a mother tantra or non-dual tantra. See ''Kalachakra Tantra, Rite of Initiation'' by the Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins (London: Wisdom, 1985) pages 165-6.</ref>  
  
See also [[six classes of tantra]], of the [[Nyigma]] school.
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See also [[six classes of tantra]], of the [[Nyingma]] school.
  
 
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Revision as of 10:41, 29 December 2008

Four classes of tantra — the Sarma tradition of new translation schools, recognizes four classes of tantra:

Three outer classes

One inner class of tantra, which is called

The latter is divided into three:

See also six classes of tantra, of the Nyingma school.

Notes

  1. The Kalachakra Tantra can be designated either as a mother tantra or non-dual tantra. See Kalachakra Tantra, Rite of Initiation by the Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins (London: Wisdom, 1985) pages 165-6.