Susiddhikarasutra, Susiddhikarasūtra, Susiddhikara-sutra: 1 definition


Susiddhikarasutra means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

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Source: BDK Tripiṭaka: The Susiddhikara-sūtra

Susiddhikarasūtra (सुसिद्धिकरसूत्र) means “the complete fulfillment of all deeds,” and refers to the efficacy of the rituals described. The text describes procedures for various important rituals. In Japan it is included in the groups of sūtras known as the Three Esoteric Sūtras and Five Esoteric sūtras, and is regarded as one of the major texts of Esoteric Buddhism.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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