On 29 February , Francie Crebs (FC) met with renowned Tantra scholar André Padoux (AP) in his Paris apartment. Over tea, they discussed his long career. This accessible volume on Tantra written by a widely esteemed doyen of the field of Tantric studies offers a concise, readable overview of a. Andre Padoux opens by detailing the history of Tantra, beginning with its origins, founding texts, and major beliefs. The second part of the book delves more.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Brooke Gilley marked it as to-read Jan 05, Kathryn Mattern rated it it was amazing Sep 14, Tantric adepts experience the movement through which the Word Vac evolves from an unconditioned, supreme state as experienced in meditation down to the gross sound vibration as perceived in this world and which thereby brings about the gradual emergence of the cosmos.

Ana marked it as to-read Jan 20, It is the Self. It seemed to me then that they provided answers to questions I was asking myself about human existence, the nature of the world, the life of the spirit… From that andee on, I turned towards Indian thought. Did you maintain relationships with other research groups abroad?

It put us in an absolutely extraordinary state.

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But there was almost no Sanskrit in Frankfurt while I was there. So from that moment on, I turned towards Indian thought, first Buddhism and then I moved on to the Hindu world: The tribute to Jean-Luc reminded me of a time I visited him for a few days in his village. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Actually, I really like Vienna and I would have loved to go back, but I would have had to pay my own way.

For those that have want to understand the intricate underpinnings of Tantra and for the seeker looking for a clear survey of a tradition that at times has been shrouded in mystery and misrepresentation, this book is a valued resource.

Since I enjoyed poetry, I organized a little class on contemporary French poetry at the University.

I discovered India when I was 21 years old, in Finally, there are Tantric elements scattered all over the place. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a padooux or current image and biography. Aru Gc rated it really liked it Aug 04, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The entire edifice of knowledge is without a foundation. Monica De lucia marked it amdre to-read Jan 10, You were one of the first to take an interest in Kashmir Shaivism?


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I got to know several linguists, semioticians, and speech experts. Keshia marked it as to-read Jan 04, Wedemeyer, University of Chicago.

Salvatore Familia added it Feb 21, A History of Judaism. If the Knower is not established, the process of Knowing and the Known are without a basis.

I went there several times. So my dissertation was defended with two directors who were hardly interested. More recently, I have written a highly expanded English version of my little book originally written in French; it is not at all a translation but a transposition, which I put together with the help of Dominic Goodall.

Krishna Bharati rated it really liked it Apr 11, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I have articulated it and developed it and written a few articles and given a few lectures in this vein.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Any time there were Indians passing through, I made sure to see them—dancers or musicians. Only 1 left in stock more on the padohx. Patricia Layton rated it it was amazing Oct 21,