- Also called Tan·trist [tuhn-trist, tan-] /ˈtʌn trɪst, ˈtæn-/. an adherent of Tantra.
- of or relating to Tantra.
Also Tan·tric, Tan·trik [tuhn-trik, tan-] /ˈtʌn trɪk, ˈtæn-/.
Origin of Tantrika
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Examples from the Web for tantric
Tantric scriptures say sex is vital for procreation, pleasure, and liberation.Are Yogasms Real?
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It is the biggest gathering of tantric musicians in the world, and makes Woodstock look like a Rotary Club dinner.Road Tripping With Sufi Mystics
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And I learned, like Jake, that the true Tantric journey is, first, a lone struggle of self-discovery.
But using the Tantric model, it's actually Neytiri who heals and saves Jake.
I learned, like Jake in Avatar, that the true Tantric journey is, first, a lone struggle of self-discovery.
Also in a village near Pagan are preserved Tantric frescoes representing Bodhisattvas with their Śaktis.
He would hardly have done this, had the clergy of Thaton been unfriendly to Tantric learning.
The title is interesting for it contains the name of the Tantric Buddha Heruka.
In this respect the Tantric school resembles the teaching of Bodhidharma but not in detail.
Suvarṇadvîpa, where he studied, must be Thaton and it is curious to find that it was a centre of tantric learning.
- Hinduism Buddhism of or relating to Tantrism
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Word Origin and History for tantric
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