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'''The Tantra of Caṇḍa­mahā­roṣaṇa''' (Skt. ''Caṇḍa­mahā­roṣaṇa­tantram''; Tib. ཁྲོ་བོ་ཆེན་པོའི་རྒྱུད་, ''trowo chenpö gyü'', [[Wyl.]] ''khro bo chen po'i rgyud'') is found in the [[Anuttarayoga Tantra]] section of the Tibetan [[Kangyur]] ([[Toh]] 431).
 
'''The Tantra of Caṇḍa­mahā­roṣaṇa''' (Skt. ''Caṇḍa­mahā­roṣaṇa­tantram''; Tib. ཁྲོ་བོ་ཆེན་པོའི་རྒྱུད་, ''trowo chenpö gyü'', [[Wyl.]] ''khro bo chen po'i rgyud'') is found in the [[Anuttarayoga Tantra]] section of the Tibetan [[Kangyur]] ([[Toh]] 431).
  
Written around the tenth or the eleventh century C.E., this [[tantra]] represents the flowering of the [[Yogini­tantra]] genre. It offers instructions on how to attain the wisdom state of Buddha [[Caṇḍa­mahāroṣaṇa]] through the practice of the [[four joys]]. The tantra covers a range of practices and philosophical perspectives of late tantric Buddhism, including the [[development stage]], the [[completion stage]], the use of [[mantra]]s, and a number of magical rites and rituals. The text is quite unique with its tribute to and elevation of women.
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Appearing around the tenth or the eleventh century C.E., this [[tantra]] represents the flowering of the [[Yogini­tantra]] genre. It offers instructions on how to attain the wisdom state of Buddha [[Caṇḍa­mahāroṣaṇa]] through the practice of the [[four joys]]. The tantra covers a range of practices and philosophical perspectives of late tantric Buddhism, including the [[development stage]], the [[completion stage]], the use of [[mantra]]s, and a number of magical rites and rituals. The text is quite unique with its tribute to and elevation of women.
  
 
==English Translation==
 
==English Translation==

Latest revision as of 08:23, 14 June 2019

The Tantra of Caṇḍa­mahā­roṣaṇa (Skt. Caṇḍa­mahā­roṣaṇa­tantram; Tib. ཁྲོ་བོ་ཆེན་པོའི་རྒྱུད་, trowo chenpö gyü, Wyl. khro bo chen po'i rgyud) is found in the Anuttarayoga Tantra section of the Tibetan Kangyur (Toh 431).

Appearing around the tenth or the eleventh century C.E., this tantra represents the flowering of the Yogini­tantra genre. It offers instructions on how to attain the wisdom state of Buddha Caṇḍa­mahāroṣaṇa through the practice of the four joys. The tantra covers a range of practices and philosophical perspectives of late tantric Buddhism, including the development stage, the completion stage, the use of mantras, and a number of magical rites and rituals. The text is quite unique with its tribute to and elevation of women.

English Translation