Vajrayana

The division of Mahayana Buddhism that employs the methods of tantra. The Diamond-strong Vehicle of Mind, within Mahayana, that makes use of the tantra methods. Synonymous with "Mantrayana" and "Tantrayana."

Tibetan: རྡོ་རྗེ་ཐེག་པ། rdo-rje theg-pa

Sanskrit: vajrayāna

J. Hopkins: Vajra vehicle.


Other languages

Deutsch: Vajrayana
Tiếng Việt: Kim cương thừa

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