Himalayan Art Resources

Tantra Classification: Kriya (Tatagata Family)

Tatagata Family: Kriya Tantra | Kriya Tantra | Tantra Classification Main Page | Mandala Technical Glossary | Mahasiddha Technical Glossary | Buddhist Iconography

Kriya Tantra: 1. Tatagata Family | 2. Padma Family | 3. Vajra Family

Collection of All Tantras - all three families: Mandalas

The Family is divided into eight categories:

1. Buddha of the Family: Shakyamuni Buddha
- Sarva Mandala Samaya Vidhinam Guhya Tantra [Toh 806] mandala
- The Hundred Letters
- Trisamayavyuharajanam Tantra [p134, Toh 502] mandala
- Suvarnabhasottama Sutra (Sutra of Excellent Golden Light: great, middling, small) [p174, p175, p176] Contents List
- Arya Saptatatagata Purvapranidhana Visheshavistrara Nama Mahayanasutra Sutra [Toh 503] (two sutras, Medicine Buddha) mandala

2. Lord of the Family: Manjushri
- Manjushrimulakalpa Tantra [p102]
- Siddhaikavira Tantra [p103]

3. Mother of the Family: Marichi, Pancha Raksha & Mahavidya
- Marichinama Dharani [p132]
- Mayamarichijata Tantra [p183]
- Arya Mahapratisara Vidyarajni [Toh 561] (Pancha Raksha: Pratisara, Mahamayuri, Shitavati, Mantramanudharani, Sahasrapramardhani) mandala
- Arya Grahmatrka Nama Dharani [Toh 660] mandala

4. Ushnisha of the Family: (Vijaya, Sitatapatra, Vimala, Jvala)
- Arya Rasmivimala Vishuddhaprabhanama Dharani [Toh 510] mandala
- Arya Tatagataoshnisha Sitatapatra Nama Aparajita Pratyangira Mahavidyarajni [Toh 591] mandala
- Arya Tatagataoshnisha Sitatapatraparajita Maha Pratyangira Paramasiddhi Nama Dharani [Toh 590] mandala
- Samanta Mukha Pravesharashmi Vimaloshnisha Prabhasara Sarvathatagata hridayasamayavilokita Nama Dharani [Toh 599] mandala

5. Wrathful Deity of the Family:
- Krodhavijayakalpa [[p291]
- Chundidevi Dharani [p188]

6. Messengers of the Family: Parnashavari
- Parnashavarinama Dharani [p186]

7. Bodhisattvas of the Family: Eight Great Bodhisattvas
- Avalokiteshvarastotrashata Dharani [p320]

8. Nagas & Yakshas of the Family
- Tantra Giving Rise to Wealth
- Amritabhavanama Dharani (Dharani Issuing Forth Ambrosia) [p354]