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Tantric Art and Meditation

by Michael R. Saso
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 1990-01-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
Pages: 176 pages
ISBN 13: 0877882487
ISBN 10: 9780877882480
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Tantric Art and Meditation: The Tendai Tradition describes the four basic meditations of Tantric Buddhism: the Eighteen-path Mandala, the Lotus-womb Mandala, the Vajra-thunder Mandala, and the Goma Rite of Fire. The book summarizes the teachings of Tendai Tantric Buddhism, as practiced on Mt. Hiei, Kyoto, by a Master of the Homan devotional (Bakhti) school, one of the major kinds of Tantric Meditation practiced in Japan. Profuse woodblock and line art illustrate the mudra, mantra, and mandala of Tantric practice.
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