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Tantra denotes the esoteric traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism that co- developed most likely ... Society[show] ... In Tantra, spiritual realization is depicted as the union of male and female, with the ... The connotation of the word tantra to mean an esoteric practice or religious ritualism is a colonial era European invention.

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Due to the strong association of tantric traditions with magical practices, and of .... it included more or less local autochthonous cults and beliefs, local religious ...

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May 6, 2011 ... Tantric sex seeks to elevate couples to a sublime spiritual plane through a ... by all sectors of society, especially religious organizations.

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440 Hugh B. Urban wedding of spiritual transcendence with this-worldly pleasure . .... 10 See Hugh B. Urban, The Power of Tantra: Religion, Sexuality, and the Politics ... 14 J effrey Weeks, Sex, Politics and Society: the Regulation of Sexuality ...

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On the other hand, some spiritual traditions integrate sexuality into their ... Some of these texts (the Tantric) are esoteric and touch on the intersection of the spiritual and the ... integrated sexuality into everyday life, (including religion and spirituality). ... A.D. This translation was published by the Kama Shastra Society in 1883.

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by Dr. Sthaneshwar Timalsina Tantra in the Western imagination stands for exotic ... Bringing Tantras to the West, in this light, is about selling spirituality in the .... practice into the society where institutionalized forms of religion do not allow for ...

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Tantra is one of the three basic symbolic processes of Hindu spiritual worship and ... 1.3 Tantra: Sex, Secrecy, Politics and Power in the Study of Religion (2007 ) .... Monier Monier-Williams Hinduism (London: Society for Promoting Christian ...

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Jan 20, 2017 ... If you're interested in sexual practices, the concept of tantric sex has probably ... and is generally conceived of as a holy, spiritual sort of tradition designed to ... it's based on a loose collection of religious texts in Sanskrit known as tantra that ... It's likely through him (he wrote about it a lot) that the association ...

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Mar 17, 2015 ... Since the late 1800s, Americans have been collecting religious wisdom from ... priest, and eventually proclaimed the incarnation of a Tantric goddess. ... For more from Pacific Standard on the science of society, and to support ...