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The Tantric mysticism of Tibet

a practical guide

by John Blofeld

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Published by Prajñā Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Tibet.
    • Subjects:
    • Tantric Buddhism -- China -- Tibet

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Blofeld.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ8912.9.C52 T553 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination257 p. :
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3480981M
      ISBN 100877737606
      LC Control Number82000300

      History of the Tantric Religion by Dr. N.N. Bhattacharyya. The book studies the different aspects of Tantrism, its vastness and intricacies, its heterogeneous and contradictory elements and gives a historical perspective to the conglomeration of ideas and practices through space and time. It also incorporates a review of Tantric art and a glossary of technical terms.   Bibliography: p. The way of power: a practical guide to the Tantric mysticism of Tibet Item PreviewPages:

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blofeld, John, Tantric mysticism of Tibet. New York, Dutton, (OCoLC) Document Type.   The term tantra and the tantric traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism have been subjected to a great deal of misunderstanding in both India and the West. There is a diverse range of attitudes toward the tantric traditions, ranging from their emic understandings as paths to liberation to the relatively widespread associations of the tantric traditions with sorcery and Cited by: 3.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blofeld, John, Tantric mysticism of Tibet. New York: Causeway Books, [] (OCoLC)   Dr Nida’s teaching in this book of simple esoteric tantric yoga practices that can be safely and usefully applied by less initiated and experienced readers is far from some idiosyncratic innovation on his part. Physicians in Tibet have prescribed simple tantric yoga techniques as therapies for their non-yogically trained patients for centuries.


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