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Vajrasekhara Sutra (金剛頂経)

Also known as: Kongocho-kyo, Diamond Crown Sutra

One of the basic Buddhist sutras of Esoteric Buddhism, particularly the Shingon school. The sutra details the rituals used to actualize the Dharma ("Way of Higher Truths") to become a buddha, including such practices as meditating upon the full moon and the use of certain mantras.