The Essentials of TANTRA

Rs.50.00

Pages : vi + 58

Size : 1/8 Demy

Cover : Paper Back

ISBN : 81-7994-035-7

This book explores certain aspects of Tantra and their relevance to everyday life. It also tries to answer some questions posed often.


Contents

1. A brief overview of Tantra / 1

2. Beginnings / 5

3. Individual Tantra Sadhana / 9

4. Community Worship / 15

5. Society’s Support of Spiritual Practices / 21

6. Five Schools of Practice including Vama Marga  / 27

7. Mantra / 31

8. Guru or Teacher / 35

9. Devata / 37

10. Books and Some Tantric Adepts / 42

11. The Seven Chakras and the Kundalini  / 47

12. Psychological Prerequisites / 53

13. Veda, Vedanta and Yoga / 60

14. Sri Yantra or Sri Chakra / 68

15. Sri Ramana Maharshi and Sri Chakra Worship / 74

16. Prana  / 78

17. Prana Pratishtha : An Incident (Narrated by Sri T.V. Kapali Sastry)  / 84

18. Some Unusual incidents of great Tantriks  / 91

19. A Simple mode of Worship / 100