Kriyatantra, Kriya-tantra, Kriyātantra: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kriyātantra (क्रियातन्त्र).—one of the four classes of Tantras; Buddha.
Derivable forms: kriyātantram (क्रियातन्त्रम्).
Kriyātantra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kriyā and tantra (तन्त्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kriyātantra (क्रियातन्त्र):—[=kriyā-tantra] [from kriyā > kriyamāṇa] n. ‘a Tantra of action’, one of the four classes of [Tantrasāra; Buddhist literature]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 7 - What these individually maintain < [A. Resolving the view]
Part 3 - Why they are the four tantras taught to those to be tamed < [A. Resolving the view]
Part 2d - The empowerments that ripen the ground < [B. The explanation of meditation practice, together with its action of ripening and freeing]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 4 - Chemists of the Metallic School: Introduction < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)