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An extensive work in five parts. Composed during the late decades of the 7th century ce, it forms the root text of yoga-tantra. Though it had some popularity in early Tibetan Buddhism.it was more important in Sino-Japanese forms of tantric Buddhism where attention was focused upon its first section, the Mahā-maṇḍala, which circulated separately under the title of the Vajra-śekhara Sūtra.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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