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The Samvara, Śamvara, or Cakrasaṃvara scriptural cycle constitutes the latest stage of the Buddhist yoginītantra literature in the early medieval Indian subcontinent. Many tantras belong to this scriptural tradition, such as Abhidhānottaratantra, Cakrasaṃvaratantra, Caturyoginīsampuṭatantra, Jñānodayatantra, Ḍ…

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Tsunehiko Sugiki, “Śamvara”, in: Encyclopedia of Buddhism Online, Editor-in-Chief: Consulting Editors: Jonathan A. Silk, Oskar von Hinüber, Vincent Eltschinger. Consulted online on 06 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2467-9666_enbo_COM_0032>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20151231

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