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The [[Sarma]] tradition of new translation schools, recognizes '''four classes of [[tantra]]''':  
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The [[Sarma]] tradition of new translation schools, recognizes '''four classes of [[tantra]]''' ([[Wyl.]] ''rgyud sde bzhi''):  
  
 
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The Sarma tradition of new translation schools, recognizes four classes of tantra (Wyl. rgyud sde bzhi):

Three outer classes

And one inner class of tantra, which is called

The latter is divided into three:


See also: the 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.