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Definition of "yantra" []

  • An auspicious diagram used in meditation to help focus the mind (noun)
  • A geometrical diagram used as a meditation aid in tantric worship. (noun)

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  • Any object used as a meditation aid in tantric worship. (noun)

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Use "yantra" in a sentence
  • "The term yantra normally refers to Hindu contexts and practices, while mandala normally refers to Buddhist contexts and practices photo: Creative Commons/Lorenzo Lippi"
  • "A yantra is a scared geometric symbol used for active meditation."
  • "A yantra is the deity in the form of a geometrical design and is used as a powerful focal point of concentration and devotion in advanced meditation practice."