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Tantra Evolution and involution

As in other Hindu and Buddhist yoga traditions, Mantra and Yantra play an important part in Tantra for keening the mindstream and bodymind. The Mantras and Yantras as instruments, invoke specific Hindu deities such as Shiva and Kali Ma. Similarly, puja may involve focusing on a Yantra or mandala associated with a deity.

Aghor Aughar

The literal meaning of Aghor (=A + ghor; A meaning not and ghor meaning terrible) is non-terrible, i.e., one which is simple. What is alludes to is that spirituality is very straightforward indeed. It does not require any special knowledge, faith, worship or ritual. All it requires is inspiration, determination, perseverance and patience. Aghor is a ‘tantric’ tradition. Although Aghor ‘sadhna’ does not depend on so called tantric...

Confidentiality in Tantra

In our ancient scriptures, there is great emphasis on the fact that the real Tantra should be kept confidential. What is the reason behind this secrecy? If this science has got usefulness, it should be popularised and propagated everywhere, every person should have its knowledge. But this is not the case. What is the reason behind it?

Dakshinachara

The term Dakshinachara (Right-Hand Path) is a technical term used to refer to Tantric sects that do not engage in these heterodox practices. In contrast, Vamachara (Left-Hand Path) is used to describe particular tantric practices that are considered heterodox according to usual Hindu social norms.

Sexual rites Vamachara Worship

Sexual rites may have emerged from early Hindu Tantra as a practical means of generating transformative bodily fluids. Although popularly equated with Tantra in its entirety in the West, a minority of sects practised sexual rites. For many practicing lineages, these Maithuna practices progressed into psychological symbolism.

Tantrik vidya in the Modern World

There have been many civilizations which have deified sexuality as the most approximate expression of cosmic love or God. Regardless, the point is that Tantra is moldable. It changes with each moment and environment. It especially depends on the nature of the practitioner.

Types of Tantra

Lord Shiv (Svacchandanath) illuminated the universe, beginning the Sat Yuga by revealing these Tantra. Through the ages, as the great masters of the Tantra hid themselves to escape the touch of the increasingly worldly people, these teachings were lost during the Kali Yuga. As a part of Shiva's grace, Shiva took the form Srikanthanatha at Mount Kailash, and revealed these Tantra, to Durvasa Rishi, and then disappeared into the ether.

Tantra Overview

Rather than a single coherent system, Tantra is an accumulation of practices and ideas which has among its characteristics the use of ritual, energy work, in some sects transgressional acts, the use of the mundane to access the supramundane and the identification of the microcosm with the macrocosm.

Tantrik sadhana Tantric practices

A emsadhaka, /emor person performing tantric acts, lives a simple life, practices yoga and meditates in the quiet of the countryside, far away from the madding crowd. He is distinguished by his saffron robe and begging bowl, or in some cases he might go stark naked! He distributes charms, amulets, 'magical' medicines and herbs. He sometimes gathers together with other sadhus to form vast processions during religious festivals. So much for the...

The Hindu Tantra Tradition

The Indian Tantras, which are numerous, constitute the Scripture (strongShastra/strong) of the Kaliyuga, and as such are the voluminous source of present and practical orthodox "Hinduism." The Tantra Shastra is, in fact, and whatever be its historical origin, a development of the strongVaidika Karmakanda/strong, promulgated to meet the needs of that age.

Types of School Asharam

There are three distinct tantrik traditions - Dakshina, Vama and Madhyama. They represent the three "shaktis" or powers of Shiva and are characterised by the three "gunas" or qualities - "sattva", "rajas" and "tamas".

Vamachara

The Brahma Yamala, a Tantric text, says there are three currents of tradition (dakshina, vama, and madhyama) characterized respectively by the predominance of each of the three gunas (sattva, rajas, and tamas). According to this text, dakshina is characterized by sattva, and is pure; vama, characterized by rajas, is mixed; and madhyama, characterized by tamas, is impure. The Tantras of each class follow a particular line of spiritual practices.

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Tantra (strongSanskrit/strong: तन्त्र "weave" denoting continuity), tantricism or tantrism is a science or sadhana (spiritual practice) any of several esoteric traditions rooted in the religions of India. It is powerful (Hindu) ritual acts of body, speech, and mind. It exists in Hindu, Buddhist and Jain forms.

What is Tantrik Sadhana?

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Definitions of tantra

The Tantric tradition offers various definitions of tantra. Because it elaborates (tan) copious and profound matters, especially relating to the principles of reality (tattva) and sacred mantras, and because it provides liberation (tra), it is called a tantra. Tantra embodies two sanskrit words: tanoti (expands) and trayoti (liberates). It is the system by which you liberate or separate the two aspects of consciousness and matter - purusha and...