Tantra - the warp, essential part, main point, system, framework, theory


[p= 436,1]


tantra
tántra [p= 436,1] [L=82477]
( Pa1n2. 7-2 , 9 Ka1s3. ) a loom , v , 2 , 70

RV. x , 71 , 9 AV. x , 7 , 42 TBr. ii Ta1n2d2yaBr. x , 5 S3Br. xiv Kaus3. MBh. i , 806 and 809

S3Br. xii Ta1n2d2yaBr. xxiii , 19 , 1 La1t2y. Ka1tyS3r. &c (e.g. kulasya t° , " the principal action in keeping up a family i.e. propagation " MBh. xiii , 48 , 6 ; ifc. " depending on " cf. ātma- , sva- , para- , &c )

esp. the 1st section of a treatise on astron. VarBr2S. i , 9 ; parāśara's work on astron. , ii , 3 ; vii , 8) MBh. &c (cf. aṣṭi- &c )
436,2] [p= 436,1] [L=82481]
śiva and durgā and said to treat of 5 subjects , 1. the creation , 2. the destruction of the world , 3. the worship of the gods , 4. the attainment of all objects , esp. of 6 superhuman faculties , 5. the 4 modes of union with the supreme spirit by meditation ; cf. RTL. pp. 63 , 85 , 184 , 189 , 205ff.) VarBr2S. xvi , 19 Pan5cat. Das3. Katha1s. xxiii , 63 Sarvad.

HYog. i , 5 Vcar.

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of a sāman (also called " that of virūpa ") A1rshBr.

cf. °trin) BhP. x , 54 , 15

a row , number , series , troop Ba1lar. ii f. , vi

rājya-t° , government Das3. xiii S3is3. ii , 88

para t° , " the highest authority ") Subh.

Hariv. ii , 1 , 31

esp. one of specific faculties) , chief remedy cf. °trā*vāpa

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tántra [p= 436,3] [L=82577]
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(H2) n.
[L=82478]the warp
[L=82479]the leading or principal or essential part , main point , characteristic feature , model , type , system , framework
[L=82480]doctrine , rule , theory , scientific work , chapter of such a work (
[p= a class of works teaching magical and mystical formularies (mostly in the form of dialogues between
[L=82482]a spell
[L=82483]oath or ordeal
[L=82484]N.
[L=82485]an army (
[L=82486]ifc.
[L=82487]=
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[L=82489]a means which leads to two or more results , contrivance
[L=82490]a drug (
[L=82491]=
[L=82492]=
[L=82493]wealth
[L=82494]a house
[L=82495]happiness
(H2) &c


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