Yoga tantra

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Template:Four classes of tantra Yoga tantra (Skt. yogatantra; Tib. རྣལ་འབྱོར་རྒྱུད་, Tib. naljor gyü, Wyl. rnal 'byor rgyud) is a classification of tantras within Tibetan Buddhism. The vehicle of yoga trantra is so-called because it emphasizes the inner yogic meditation upon reality, combining skillful means and wisdom.

The vehicle of yoga trantra is identified within the following contexts:

Yoga tantra within the nine yanas

Template:9yanas articles2 Alak Zenkar Rinpoche explains vehicle (yana) of yoga tantra according to the system of nine yanas as follows:


Within East Asian Buddhism

The tantras within this category are also signficant within the East Asian traditions of Shingon and Tendai. However these traditions follow a different classificaton system.[1]


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