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Secret Mantra ([[gsang sngags]])
 
Secret Mantra ([[gsang sngags]])
*One of the three types of mantra, along with mantras of retention ([[dhāraṇī]]) and gnostic mantras ([[vidyāmantra]]). The term "secret mantra" (Skt. [[guhya mantra]]) specifically refers to the three inner classes of tantra ([[Mahāyoga, Anuyoga and Atiyoga]]). See also under mantra. [[GD]] (from the Glossary to [[Tibetan Elemental Divination Paintings]])
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*One of the three types of mantra, along with mantras of retention ([[dhāraṇī]]) and gnostic mantras ([[vidyāmantra]]). The term "secret mantra" (Skt. [[guhya mantra]]) specifically refers to the three inner classes of tantra ([[Mahayoga]], [[Anuyoga]] and [[Atiyoga]]). See also under mantra. [[GD]] (from the Glossary to [[Tibetan Elemental Divination Paintings]])

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Secret Mantra (gsang sngags), Skt. guhyamantra. Synonymous with Vajrayana or tantric teachings.

  • 'Guhya' means secret, both concealed and self-secret. 'Mantra' in this context means eminent, excellent, or praiseworthy. [RY]

Secret Mantra (gsang sngags)