Continuum; mental continuum; life continuum; tantra (Hopkins)
(1) An everlasting stream of continuity. On the causal level, the mental continuum, with its various aspects of Buddha-nature. On the pathway level, the continuity of practices involving Buddha-figures. On the resultant level, the continuity of the various corpuses or bodies of a Buddha.
(2) The texts that discuss the above topics. (Berzin Definitions)