Tantrism

/ (ˈtæntrɪzəm) /

noun

a movement within Hinduism combining magical and mystical elements and with sacred writings of its own
a similar movement within Buddhism

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Derived forms of Tantrism

Tantrist, noun

Word Origin for Tantrism

C18: from Sanskrit tantra, literally: warp, hence, doctrine

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