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A History of the ṣaḍ‐Aṅga‐Yoga of the Kālacakratantra and Its Relation to Other Religious Traditions of India

Vesna A. Wallace

in The Inner Kalacakratantra

Published in print September 2001 | ISBN: 9780195122114
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834808 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195122119.003.0003
A History of the ṣaḍ‐Aṅga‐Yoga of the  Kālacakratantra and Its Relation to Other Religious Traditions of India

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A brief history is given of the history of the ṣaḍ‐aṅga‐yoga (six‐phased yoga) of the Kālacakratantra, and its relation to other religious traditions in India (Hindu, and various Buddhist traditions) is discussed. Details are given of the variant types and components of the various ṣaḍ‐aṅga‐yogas. These are couched within different theoretical and practical frameworks, but all share some commonalities.

Keywords: Buddhism; Hinduism; India; Indian yogas; Kālacakratantra; ṣaḍ‐aṅga‐yogas; six‐phased yoga; yogas

Chapter.  3007 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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