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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Tan•traˈtʌn trə, ˈtɑn-, ˈtæn-(n.)(pl.)-tras.

  1. (italics) any of several books of esoteric Hindu doctrine regarding rituals, meditation, etc., composed in the form of dialogues between Shiva and his Shakti.

    Category: Eastern Religions

  2. (l.c.)the exoteric philosophy or practice based on these writings: influential in Buddhism, esp. in Tibet.

    Category: Eastern Religions

Origin of Tantra:

< Skt


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tantric, Tantrik(adj)

    of or relating to Tantrism

    "Tantric rituals"


  1. tantric(Adjective)

    describing Vajrayana Buddhism

  2. tantric(Adjective)

    describing any of several branches of yoga or esoteric traditions rooted in India


  1. Tantric

    Tantric is a rock band from Louisville, Kentucky. The group has released four studio albums since 2001; although, their last two albums only retain Tantric's original singer, Hugo Ferreira. Having previously recorded albums for Maverick Records, including their platinum selling debut, they are currently under Silent Majority Group.


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