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On 29 February , Francie Crebs (FC) met with renowned Tantra scholar André Padoux (AP) in his Paris apartment. Over tea, they discussed his long career. This accessible volume on Tantra written by a widely esteemed doyen of the field of Tantric studies offers a concise, readable overview of a. Andre Padoux opens by detailing the history of Tantra, beginning with its origins, founding texts, and major beliefs. The second part of the book delves more.

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The Hindu Tantric World: An Overview, Padoux

Only 1 left in stock more on the way. From the standpoint of consciousness, these are too pitifully transient to warrant the status of Knower. It stands at the level of spontaneous sound, the anxre aspect of the supreme reality, which is produced without any “striking,” whether of a percussion or from the contact of the respiratory breath with the organs of phonation, and so forth. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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From there I came back padiux Paris, once again to take a position with the CNRS—this time with the support of a certain number of padoyx I kept it for 18 years, continuing to work in the same area: More recently, I have written a highly expanded English version of my little book originally written in French; it is not at all a translation but a transposition, which I put together with the help of Dominic Goodall.


Iris Eisenlohr marked it as to-read Jun 27, The entire edifice of knowledge is without a foundation. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. My andge were not towards India at all. I went there several times. Any time there were Indians passing through, I made sure to see them—dancers or musicians.

I told her I had been particularly interested in contemporary French poetry, and also indicated what I had seen or read in linguistics, semiotics, etc. Ostronog and Rajkumari Amrit Keur.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Finally, there are Tantric elements scattered all over the place.

Lauri is currently reading it Jan 14, About Contact News Giving to the Press. Laura Muncaciu marked it as to-read Jan 08, Open Preview See a Problem? Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.

My wife was there too and we stayed at his home.

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While I held this job, where the workload was substantial—there were only two of us with two Indian secretaries and two errand-runners…—I met Lilian Silburnwho had come to India for the first time in and met her guru at the end of Then I was appointed to my last cultural position abroad: Available for download now.


So I had been to Norway with my wife on family visits. When did you go to India for the first time? Megan marked it as to-read Jan 02, Dream Trippers David A.

Vac The Concept Of Word In Select Hindu Tantras Andre Padoux Sunny

For those that have want to anre the intricate underpinnings of Tantra and for the seeker looking for a clear survey of a tradition that at times has been shrouded in mystery and misrepresentation, this book is a valued resource.

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This book is about the power of the Word conceived as the main and most effective aspect of divine energy. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.