|Hover Popup Choices||tantra|
|In Tibetan Script||རྒྱུད།|
|Wylie Tibetan Transliteration||rgyud|
|Devanagari Sanskrit Script||तन्त्र|
|Tibetan Phonetic Rendering||gyu|
|Sanskrit Phonetic Rendering||tantra|
|Richard Barron's English Term||tantra|
|Jeffrey Hopkin's English Term||continuum|
|Ives Waldo's English Term||continuum|
|Basic Meaning||Tantra, when juxtaposed with Sūtra, generally refers to the scriptures and texts which discuss esoteric topics. While the term is used to refer to texts on other topics, it is mostly used to refer to the genre of scriptures and texts on themes and topics associated with Vajrayāna Buddhism.|
|Has the Sense of||The term implies a continuum or stream and is thus used to refer to scriptures which teach a substrate nature, such as buddha-nature, that underlies empirical phenomena.|
|Rangjung Yeshe's English Term||being, mind, stream, a) continuity, being b) Tantra. abbr. རྒྱུད་ Mahayoga.
1) tantra, tantra-texts, being [body, speech and mind], stream of being, mind-stream, continuity, continuum, "linked together", area, location, stream of existence, mind, heart, nature, existence.
2) the tantric teachings, texts.
3) via, through [sm. བརྒྱུད་.
4) bank, shore, coast, edge, side, range.
5) lineage, descent.
6) area, location.
6) individual, person
7) bow string མདོ་རྒྱུད་ sutra and tantra].
8) continuum [or continua], tantra, string, cord. mind-stream; tantra/ continuum; mind-stream
indirect, [opp to དངོས་ direct] [ggd]
mind; ex རང་གི་རྒྱུད་ལ་བརྟག་དཔྱད་པ་ examining your own mind
Stream-of-being, (sems rgyud). The individual continuity of cognition in an individual sentient being. continuity
tantra/ continuum (of being); mindstreamtantra. The Vajrayana teachings given by the Buddha in his sambhogakaya form. The real sense of tantra is 'continuity,' the innate buddha nature, which is known as the 'tantra of the expressed meaning.' The general sense of tantra is the extraordinary tantric scriptures also known as the 'tantra of the expressing words.' Can also refer to all the resultant teachings of Vajrayana as a whole
|Tshig mdzod Chen mo||གསང་སྔགས་དང་དེའི་གཞུང་རྣམས། མདོ་རྒྱུད། ཕ་རྒྱུད། མ་རྒྱུད། སྨན་གྱི་རྒྱུད་བཞི།|