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'''The Tantra of Siddhaikavīra''' (Skt. ''Siddhaika­vīra­tantram'', Tib. དཔའ་བོ་གཅིག་པུ་གྲུབ་པའི་རྒྱུད།, [[Wyl.]] ''dpa' bo gcig pu grub pa'i rgyud'') is found in the [[Kriyātantra]] section of the Tibetan [[Kangyur]] (Toh. 544).
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'''The Tantra of Siddhaikavīra''' (Skt. ''Siddhaika­vīra­tantram''; Tib. དཔའ་བོ་གཅིག་པུ་གྲུབ་པའི་རྒྱུད་, ''pawo chikpu drubpé gyü'', [[Wyl.]] ''dpa' bo gcig pu grub pa'i rgyud'') is found in the [[Kriya Tantra]] section of the Tibetan [[Kangyur]] ([[Toh]] 544).
  
This [[tantra]] focuses on ritual and magic, and is arguably the first to introduce the deity [[Siddhaikavīra]]—a white, two-armed form of [[Mañjuśrī]]—into the Buddhist pantheon. It is primarily structured around fifty-five [[mantra]]s, which are collectively introduced by a statement promising all mundane and supramundane attainments, including the [[Ten bhumis|ten bodhisattva levels]], to a devotee who employs the [[Siddhaikavīra]] [[mantra]]s.
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This [[tantra]] focuses on ritual and magic, and is arguably the first to introduce the deity [[Siddhaikavira]]—a white, two-armed form of [[Mañjushri]]—into the Buddhist pantheon. It is primarily structured around fifty-five [[mantra]]s, which are collectively introduced by a statement promising all mundane and supramundane attainments, including the [[Ten bhumis|ten bodhisattva levels]], to a devotee who employs the Siddhaikavīra mantras.
  
 
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[[Category: Tantras]]

Latest revision as of 13:46, 2 February 2019

The Tantra of Siddhaikavīra (Skt. Siddhaika­vīra­tantram; Tib. དཔའ་བོ་གཅིག་པུ་གྲུབ་པའི་རྒྱུད་, pawo chikpu drubpé gyü, Wyl. dpa' bo gcig pu grub pa'i rgyud) is found in the Kriya Tantra section of the Tibetan Kangyur (Toh 544).

This tantra focuses on ritual and magic, and is arguably the first to introduce the deity Siddhaikavira—a white, two-armed form of Mañjushri—into the Buddhist pantheon. It is primarily structured around fifty-five mantras, which are collectively introduced by a statement promising all mundane and supramundane attainments, including the ten bodhisattva levels, to a devotee who employs the Siddhaikavīra mantras.

English Translation