Tantrika

[tuhn-tri-kuh, tan-]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Tantra.
Also Tan·tric, Tan·trik [tuhn-trik, tan-] /ˈtʌn trɪk, ˈtæn-/.

Origin of Tantrika

variant of Tantric. See Tantra, -ic
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Examples from the Web for tantric

Contemporary Examples of tantric

  • Tantric scriptures say sex is vital for procreation, pleasure, and liberation.

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    Are Yogasms Real?

    Lizzie Crocker

    September 28, 2011

  • It is the biggest gathering of tantric musicians in the world, and makes Woodstock look like a Rotary Club dinner.

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    Road Tripping With Sufi Mystics

    William Dalrymple

    June 18, 2010

  • And I learned, like Jake, that the true Tantric journey is, first, a lone struggle of self-discovery.

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    The Tantric Sex in Avatar

    Asra Q. Nomani

    March 4, 2010

  • But using the Tantric model, it's actually Neytiri who heals and saves Jake.

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    The Tantric Sex in Avatar

    Asra Q. Nomani

    March 4, 2010

  • I learned, like Jake in Avatar, that the true Tantric journey is, first, a lone struggle of self-discovery.

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    The Tantric Sex in Avatar

    Asra Q. Nomani

    March 4, 2010

Historical Examples of tantric


British Dictionary definitions for tantric

Tantric

adjective
  1. Hinduism Buddhism of or relating to Tantrism
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Word Origin and History for tantric
adj.

1905, from tantra + -ic; used loosely in the West to denote erotic spiritualism.

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