Definition of TANTRA

noun : TANTRA

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) any of a fairly recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature concerned with ritual acts of body and speech and mind ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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; especially influential in Tibet ;

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