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Tantra Classification: Kriya (Padma Family)

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

Collection of All Tantras - all three families: Mandalas

The Padma Family is divided into five of the eight categories:

1. [1] Buddha of the Family: Amitabha Buddha
- Arya Aparimitayurjnana Nama Mahayana Sutra [Toh 674, 676] mandala
- Arya Aparimitajnana Hridaya nama Dharani [Toh 676] mandala

2. [2] Lord of the Family: Avalokiteshvara
- Arya Amoghapasha Kalparaja [Toh686] mandala 1 & mandala 2
- Avalokiteshvara Padmajala Mulatantraraja [p364]
- Avalokiteshvara Simhanadanama Dharani (two texts) [p386]
- Simhanada Tantra [p385]

3. [3] Mother of the Family: Tara
- Mother of All Tatagatas [p390]
- Ekavimshati Stotra (Twenty-one Homages) [p77]

4. [5] Wrathful Deity of the Family: Hayagriva
- Hayagriva Tantra [p379]
- Avalokiteshvara Hayagriva Dharani [p531]

5. [6] Messenger of the Family: Maha Lakshmi
- Maha Lakshmi Sutra [p399]