Pāramitās as Depicted in Tantrayāna Buddhism

NGUYEN THI HOA

Abstract


Tantrayāna, the adamantine vehicle is the second of the two Mahāyāna paths, it is also called Vajrayān or Mantrayāna. This is quickest vehicle of Buddhism as it allows certain practitioners to attain enlightenment within one lifetime. This School subscribes to the literature known as the Buddhist Tantras. Tantrayāna Buddhism had originated in India until the sixth century, it emerges as a distinct movement of this country, the vast majority of Tantrayāna texts in Sanskrit language. This Esoteric Buddhism have been flourished largely in Tibet and another Central Asian Countries. In northern India, Nalanda University was the place where center for Tantrayāna theory was developed.


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