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The Tantric way; art, science, ritual

By: Mookerjee, Ajit
Material type: TextTextLondon/New York Thames and Hudson c1977Edition: Reprinted 1993Description: 208p.; illus.; bibliog. notes; glossary; bibliog.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0-500-27088-0Subject(s): Tantras and Tantrism | Symbolism, Hindu | Art, Indic | Symbolism of Mandala | Rites and Ceremonies | Mind and Body | Meditation | Yoga | Sex and Religion
Contents:
Intro.. 1 Art. 2 Science. 3 Ritual
Abstract: 'Basing its approach on a historical and explanatory survey, this book deals in a detailed way with astronomy, astrology, alchemy, and cosmology in tantrism. In addition, there is discussion of the different viewpoints of "left-hand" and "right-hand" tantrikas and their respective attitudes towards human sexuality and its place in ritual.; with 148 illustrations, 18 in color, and 80 line drawings.'
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[By] Ajit Mookerjee and Madhu Khanna..

Art, Hindu : p41-91.. Symbolism of Mandala : p62-66.. Science, Ancient : p93-123.. Rites and Ceremonies : p125-195.. Mind and Body : p135-147.. Meditation - Tantric Buddhism : p147-150.. Yoga : Kundalini yoga, p151-163.. Sex and Religion : p163-195.

Intro.. 1 Art. 2 Science. 3 Ritual

'Basing its approach on a historical and explanatory survey, this book deals in a detailed way with astronomy, astrology, alchemy, and cosmology in tantrism. In addition, there is discussion of the different viewpoints of "left-hand" and "right-hand" tantrikas and their respective attitudes towards human sexuality and its place in ritual.; with 148 illustrations, 18 in color, and 80 line drawings.'

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