a form of yoga that teaches the attainment of ecstasy through esoteric, sometimes erotic, techniques
Origin of tantraSans, a doctrine, literally , warp, akin to tanti, cord, string ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ten-, to stretch from source thin
Any of a comparatively recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature written in Sanskrit and concerned with powerful ritual acts of body, speech, and mind.
Origin of tantraSanskrit tantram, doctrine, loom; see ten- in Indo-European roots.
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