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  • adjective Of, or pertaining to, mantra.

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Examples

  • Indeed, seven tracks in, Give Up the Ghost – a mellow and mantric song strung on acoustic guitars and announced by birdsong – gives a hint of what might have been.

    Radiohead: The King of Limbs – review

  • A basic structural design underlies every kind of romance, whether star-crossed, tantric, mantric, or serially homogenous.

    Jay Neugeboren: Pickup Lines

  • A basic structural design underlies every kind of romance, whether star-crossed, tantric, mantric, or serially homogenous.

    Jay Neugeboren: Pickup Lines

  • All of these manifold meanings are combined in Shingon's mantric use of A to represent the primal vocalization of Dainichi.

    Laughter

  • One could then also say that kaji expresses the mutuality and coherence or co-responding that obtains between the two major concepts characterizing esoteric Buddhism for Kûkai: hosshin seppô and sokushinjôbutsu, as two ways of conceiving from different angles the same interrelationality of the cosmos in its mantric and mandalic expressions.

    Laughter

  • In fact, some say that the public option was always doomed - that the Administration cut a deal in which they'd make a half-heated attempt to fight for it and would then let it die, placating the always-compliant liberal wing with another mantric repetition of the phrase "we didn't get everything we wanted, but ..."

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: The Health Bill, The Price of Everything, and What to Do Next

  • One of the main differences between the two, however, is that the same critical consciousness and suspicion applied to the latter is seemingly abandoned in the warm embrace of this ubiquitous and mantric tag-line.

    In the Age of Obama?

  • This “inter-textuality” exemplifies the Hua-yen (Huayan; Jpn: Kegon) sense of interpenetration whereby the entire whole is contained within each part, but here this Hua-yen idea is translated in mantric terms.

    Laughter

  • Consider any chart of the cakras, in which each cakra has a color, a mantric vibration, a yantric design, a day of the week, an action-figure, etc. associated with it.

    The most eloquent spiritual personality of all time

  • Consider any chart of the cakras, in which each cakra has a color, a mantric vibration, a yantric design, a day of the week, an action-figure, etc. associated with it.

    Archive 2009-02-01

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