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Definition of "tantric" [tantric]

  • Describing Vajrayana Buddhism (adjective)
  • Describing any of several branches of yoga or esoteric traditions rooted in India (adjective)

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Use "tantric" in a sentence
  • "Since highest tantra offers the clearest explanation of this teaching, we shall further restrict the term tantric master in accordance with its usage in this anonymous text and limit our discussion to highest tantra."
  • "Thus, in a more technical sense, the term tantric master applies only to spiritual mentors of the two higher classes of tantra."
  • "If we to use the term tantric master in its most general sense, it refers to a spiritual mentor who confers an empowerment from any of these tantra classes."