In seventh-century India, the Chinese pilgrim I-Tsing remarks upon a large collection of texts devoted to tantric ritual, one hundred thousand stanzas long, known as the vidyādharapiṭaka, or the “basket (-piṭaka) of the vidyādharas,” in contrast to the sūtra collection of the bodhisattvapiṭaka, or “basket of bodhisattvas.”
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