The Secrets of Tantric Buddhism: Understanding the Ecstasy of Enlightenment

The Secrets of Tantric Buddhism: Understanding the Ecstasy of Enlightenment


Unlocking the secrets and techniques of Tantra--one of the main appealing different types of Buddhism

Often misunderstood, Tantrism specializes in a selected sort of meditation and formality. Having way more to do with the sacred than the sexual, Tantric Buddhism is assumed to have originated round the fifth Century advert within the wealthy cultural basin of Bengal and unfold in the course of the Asian international. at the present time it truly is largely practiced in Tibet, Japan, and the West.

The secrets and techniques of Tantric Buddhism offers available translations of forty six vintage texts present in the Carya-Giti, a suite of teachings via greater than twenty recognized Siddhas, or Tantric adepts, who lived throughout the illustrious Pala dynasty of the tenth and eleventh centuries. well known translator and student Thomas Cleary unlocks the mysteries of those texts and offers statement for every that explains the traditional teachings in a manner that makes them appear clean and contemporary.

These teachings emanate from some of the most dynamic assets of Buddhism, on the peak of its non secular improvement. they're thoroughly nonsectarian and should be greeted enthusiastically by means of these attracted to spirituality, international religions, and vintage Buddhism.

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