Termo

Tibetano:

གསང་སྣགས་ཀྱི་ཐེག་པ་

gsang ngags kyi theg pa

(secreto) veículo dos mantras

Sânscrito:

मन्त्र + यान

mantrayāna

veículo dos mantraa

Português:

Mantrayāna (o), Mantrayāna Secreto, o Veículo dos Mantras

Um ramo do Grande Veículo que utiliza as técnicas especiais dos tantras para prosseguir mais rapidamente o caminho do despertar para todos os seres, o outro ramo é o sūtrayāna. Sinónimo de Vajrayāna.

English:

Mantrayāna

A branch of the Great Vehicle which uses the special techniques of the tantras to pursue the path of enlightenment for all beings more rapidly. Synonym of Vajrayāna. [WOMPT] [ZT 2006]

A branch of the Great Vehicle that uses the special techniques of the tantras to pursue the path of enlightenment for all beings more rapidly. Because these practices are based on the realization of the diamondlike nature of the mind, this vehicle is also known as the Diamond Vehicle. [TLWF 2011]

See Secret Mantrayana. [ZT 2006]