Accessing tantric sutras

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Accessing tantric sutras

Postby Punya » Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:21 am

In the tantra section of the 84000 website it says:

Some of the texts in this section (but by no means all of them) are nevertheless, according to some traditions, only studied with authorization and after suitable preliminaries.

(The full text from the website is here

Generally speaking which buddhist tantric sutras are ok to access without authorisation and which aren't?
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