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- adj. describing Vajrayana Buddhism
- adj. describing any of several branches of yoga or esoteric traditions rooted in India
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- adj. of or relating to Tantrism
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Since highest tantra offers the clearest explanation of this teaching, we shall further restrict the term tantric master in accordance with its usage in this anonymous text and limit our discussion to highest tantra.
Thus, in a more technical sense, the term tantric master applies only to spiritual mentors of the two higher classes of tantra.
If we to use the term tantric master in its most general sense, it refers to a spiritual mentor who confers an empowerment from any of these tantra classes.
For example, in Clarifying [Ashvaghosha's] "Fifty Stanzas," Dragpa-gyeltsen, the third of the five Sakya founders, occasionally used the term tantric master in this sense.
Therefore, similarly, we shall use the term tantric guru-yoga to mean highest tantric guru-yoga.
When you hear the term tantric sex, you may assume that we’re talking about the ability to have a sexual interlude that lasts longer than a transcontinental flight.
Ideally, the entire Farm — and then, the adults of the entire human race — would manifest their Oneness on the material plane by joining in tantric group marriage.
Women's rewards for following the juice were not only that husbands would work hard outside the home to provide for their families, but that they would also attend faithfully to the emotional and spiritual needs of their wives and children during the evening, and follow their female "helmsman" in tantric loving.
23Practice of the Method (it was always called "natural birth control" on The Farm) presented Farmie men with another opportunity to hone their skills in tantric receptivity.
In the Gelug tradition, monks who successfully complete rigorous training at one of the tantric monastic colleges near Lhasa are called tantric lamas (lama gyupa, bla-ma rgyud-pa).
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