About Tantrism

, whether or , can best be characterized as practices, a set of with a strong focus on and providing a path to liberation through and

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Nyingma tantras – Beyond the methods of Highest Yoga

The doxography employed by the Nyingma tradition to categorize the whole of the Buddhist path is unique. Nyingmapas divide the Buddhist path into 3 sutra systems, 3 outer tantras and 3 inner tantras. In the later schools the inner tantric teachings are known as Anuttarayoga Tantra, which corresponds to in the Nyingma system, while the Mahamudra teachings of the later schools are said to lead to similar results as the Dzogchen teachings. The main Dzogchen .

Buddhist tantras – Manipulation of the subtle body

The Buddhist Tantras are a varied group of Indian and Tibetan texts which outline unique views and practices of the Buddhist tantra religious systems. Buddhist Tantric texts began appearing in the Gupta Empire period though there are texts with elements associated with Tantra that can be seen as early as the third century. By the eighth century, Tantra was a dominant force in North India and the number of texts increased with numerous Tantric pandits writing .

Kundalini yoga – A Tantric Yoga

is derived from which is defined in Vedantic as the energy that lies dormant at the base of the spine until it is activated and channeled upward through the in the process of spiritual perfection. Kundalini is believed to be power associated with the divine feminine. Kundalini as a school of is influenced by Shaktism and schools of . It derives its name through a focus on .
Vajradhara Thangka

Interpreting Vajradhara – The Father of Tantras

According to the and schools of , is also known as the ultimate Primordial or Adi Buddha. Vajradhara displaced who remains the Primordial Buddha in the or School and the school. However, the two are metaphysically equivalent. The Esse of Vajradhara In this portion, we are going to learn about the ease of Vajradhara, after the short etymological description of the word Vajradhara itself. Etymology of Vajradhara Vajradhara is .

3 stages of Evolution of Tantric Buddhism

usually refers to a special esoteric school of , practice, and ‘based on treatises known as ’. It emerged in northeast during the fifth or sixth centuries CE and then formed its distinctive features around the seventh century CE. Afterward, it expanded geographically outward to the , East , and Southeast Asia. What Is Tantra? Countless practices of several Asian have been lumped together by western scholars under the heading "tantra." The .
Sri Yantra

Yantra, Shri Yantra, mandalas and importance of Shri Yantra

A is usually linked with a particular deity and is used for distinct purposes such as , pujas, , the attraction of and .  Numbers of geometric and images along with from the Yantra. The central point of almost all yantra is , a small red dot. The triangles are also important representing and . The concentric represents the manifestation. Here's what a great meditation , Ivan Rados has .

Tantra, its concept in East and West

Tantra is a word that can be broken into two sub-words: tan and tra Tan - meaning Tra - meaning translating into In other words, tantra is the tool of expansion. It is a purely . The way of practicing tantra is known as . There have been different concepts and practices of tantrism till the date. The practice of tantrism varies in the Eastern and Western world. Tantrism in Eastern World In the Eastern world, Tantrism is a .