Synonyms of tantra


1. tantra, Sanskrit literature

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

2. Tantra, Tantrism, Buddhism

usage: 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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Definition and meaning of tantra (Dictionary)