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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>  
  
 
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See also: the [[six classes of tantra]] of the [[Nyingma]] school.
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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:

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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.