Tantra

Tantra

The Path of Ecstasy

Book - 1998
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Tantra--often associated with Kundalini Yoga--is a fundamental dimension of Hinduism, emphasizing the cultivation of "divine power" (shakti) as a path to infinite bliss. Tantra has been widely misunderstood in the West, however, where its practices are often confused with eroticism and licentious morality. Tantra: The Path of Ecstasy dispels many common misconceptions, providing an accessible introduction to the history, philosophy, and practice of this extraordinary spiritual tradition.

The Tantric teachings are geared toward the attainment of enlightenment as well as spiritual power and are present not only in Hinduism but also Jainism and Vajrayana Buddhism. In this book, Georg Feuerstein offers readers a clear understanding of authentic Tantra, as well as appropriate guidance for spiritual practice and the attainment of higher consciousness.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed in the USA by Random House, 1998.
ISBN: 9781570623042
157062304X
Branch Call Number: 294.5514 FEUERST
Characteristics: xvi, 314 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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