Tantra


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(1) A religious, philosophical and magical movement in Hinduism
(2) A yogic method of healing through sexual activity
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For a partial assessment of the argument see Thomas McEvilley, 'The spinal serpent', in The roots of Tantra, ed.
He calls the Tantra of the Sakya `Gambhira Darshan' and even gives the Tibetan `Zabmo ta'.
The statement, signed by the Head of Public Relations of the Service, Ellis Robinson Okoe, Divisional Officer Grade II, narrated: 'The Ghana National Fire Service received a distress call at 02:08hrs reporting a fire outbreak at Tantra Hill.
This book, as the title reflects, is the outcome of a Franco-German project on early Tantra funded for over three years by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.
Critique: Exceptionally well written so as to be completely accessible to the non-specialist general reader, Mark Allen's "Tantra for the West: A Direct Path to Living the Life of Your Dreams" is certain to be an enduringly popular addition to community and academic library collections.
Introduction to Tantra, first published in 1987, republished by Wisdom in 2001, and now reissued in 2014, has become a classic introduction to Vajrayana Buddhism.
However soft and charming Nandini seemed in every regard, we soon discovered she would adamantly refuse to accept papers on only one topic -- Tantra.
Her company Tantra Entertainment will be at the helm of affairs but like her own personality, she is keeping everything a mystery till the right time comes.
The student and charity volunteer had last been seen at the Tantra nightclub in Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow.
'Tantra' candle tray pounds 15, Coco Male, 0845 257 1104, www.cocomale.com,
In general, Tibetan works of Tantric Buddhism have been systematically classified into the four classes of tantra: Kriya, Carya, Yoga and Anuttarayoga, which was done during the time of Bu-ston Rin chen Grub (1290-1364).