tantric (adj.) 1905, from TANTRA (Cf. tantra) + -IC (Cf. -ic); used loosely in the West to denote erotic spiritualism.

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  • Tantric — can refer to:*Tantra, especially Hindu Tantra and tantric yoga *Neotantra, a term used to describe the modern, western use of the word Tantra * Tantric Buddhism : see Vajrayāna *Tantric sexuality, an aspect of Tantra *Tantric (band), a hard rock… …   Wikipedia

  • tantric — tántric adj. m., pl. tántrici; f. sg. tántrică, pl. tántrice Trimis de siveco, 09.08.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  TÁNTRIC, Ă adj., s. m. f …   Dicționar Român

  • tantric — [[t]tæ̱ntrɪk[/t]] also Tantric ADJ: ADJ n Tantric is used to describe things relating to or connected with a particular movement in Buddhism and Hinduism. ...tantric yoga …   English dictionary

  • tantric — adjective a) describing Vajrayana Buddhism b) describing any of several branches of yoga or esoteric traditions rooted in India See Also: tantric sex …   Wiktionary

  • Tantric — see tantric …   English dictionary

  • tantric — tantra ► NOUN 1) a Hindu or Buddhist mystical or magical text. 2) adherence to the doctrines or principles of the tantras, involving mantras, meditation, yoga, and ritual. DERIVATIVES tantric adjective tantrism noun. ORIGIN Sanskrit, loom,… …   English terms dictionary

  • Tantric — adjective of or relating to Tantrism Tantric rituals • Syn: ↑Tantrik • Pertains to noun: ↑Tantrism (for: ↑Tantrik), ↑Tantrism • Deriva …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tantric — Tantra Tan tra (t[a^]n tr[.a]; t[u^]n tr[.a]), n. [Skr.] (Hinduism) A ceremonial treatise related to Puranic and magic literature; esp., one of the sacred works of the worshipers of Sakti. {Tan tric} (t[a^]n tr[i^]k), a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tantric — adjective see tantra …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tantric — See tantra. * * * …   Universalium

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