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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one's self and the visible world; Movement within Buddhism combining elements of Hinduism and paganism.

Usage examples (29)
  • In some localities its disappearance and absorption were preceded by a monstrous phase, known as Tantrism or
  • Tantrism seems to have flourished chiefly along the northern borderland.
  • Tantrism meanwhile sought to secure for its adepts in magic arts, through esoteric texts (tantra) and charms, rapid attainment of Buddhahood or at least supernatural powers.
  • Tantrism infected Buddhism soon after this period. for more
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