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Manjushri-mula-kalpa

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The Mañjuśrī-mūla-kalpa is text of the class designated as Kriyā-tantra. It is closely aligned and identified with the bodhisattva Mañjuśrī.

Mañjuśrī-mūla-tantra; (or Kalpa; Tib. Ḥjam-dpal-rtsa-rgyud,

This Mañjuśrī-mūla-kalpa is often cited as the earliest example of an extant Indian Buddhist Tantra. Some scholars identify it as a compilation of a core dated circa 6th century with accretions and additions.

The Sanskrit version, significantly longer than its corresponding Chinese and Tibetan renderings, is still extant.

Source

Wikipedia:Manjushri-mula-kalpa