Definitions

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  • noun A geometrical diagram used as a meditation aid in tantric worship.
  • noun religion Any object used as a meditation aid in tantric worship.

Etymologies

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Sanskrit.

Examples

  • The term yantra normally refers to Hindu contexts and practices, while mandala normally refers to Buddhist contexts and practices photo: Creative Commons/Lorenzo Lippi

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  • A yantra is a scared geometric symbol used for active meditation.

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  • A yantra is the deity in the form of a geometrical design and is used as a powerful focal point of concentration and devotion in advanced meditation practice.

    The Sivananda Companion To Meditation

  • The centre of the yantra is the bindu, the focal point of all energy, the seat of Divinity.

    The Times of India

  • A yantra is a scared geometric symbol used for active meditation.

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  • So, you take an exquisite touch from your lover, it's received in your parietal lobe, and you combine that sensation with visions of your chosen iconography: a candle, a yantra, your lover's body, a picture on the wall of your bedroom.

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  • A tantric diagram of a right foot—a print of a classic eighteenth-century Hindu yantra mapping all the inner structure and energy points of the foot, which she had bought on eBay.

    The Redleys

  • A tantric diagram of a right foot—a print of a classic eighteenth-century Hindu yantra mapping all the inner structure and energy points of the foot, which she had bought on eBay.

    The Redleys

  • A tantric diagram of a right foot—a print of a classic eighteenth-century Hindu yantra mapping all the inner structure and energy points of the foot, which she had bought on eBay.

    The Redleys

  • A tantric diagram of a right foot—a print of a classic eighteenth-century Hindu yantra mapping all the inner structure and energy points of the foot, which she had bought on eBay.

    The Redleys

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