tantra
1. [ noun ] (writing) any of a fairly recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature concerned with ritual acts of body and speech and mind
Related terms: sanskrit_literature
2. [ noun ] (religion,Hinduism,Buddhism) doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one's self and the visible world; combines elements of Hinduism and paganism including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites
Synonyms: Tantrism
Related terms: Buddhism
Similar spelling:   Tandra
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