The Hindu Tantric world : an overview

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Padoux, André (Author)
Item Description:"Originally published as André Padoux, Comprendre le tantrisme: Les sources hindoues (Paris: Albin Michel, 2010)."
Physical Description:xvii, 219 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-209) and index.
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2017]
ISBN:9780226423937 (cloth : alk. paper)
022642393X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226424095 (pbk. : alk. paper)
022642409X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • The Hindu Tantric domain. The Hindu Tantric field : terminology and attempts at defining a Tantric domain
  • Origins, history, expansion
  • The textual material
  • Tantric traditions : fundamental notions, beliefs, and speculations
  • The Tantric world. The Tantric body
  • Sex
  • The Tantric word : mantras
  • Tantric ritual
  • The spiritual aspect
  • Tantric places or practices
  • Tantra today. Tantra in India
  • Tantra in the West.