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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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. Chapters 3 and 4, on the texts and doctrines, are almost entirely paeoux by Dominic, who is a very close friend of mine. From that moment on, I turned towards Indian thought.

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I really enjoyed the meetings because they gave me an overview of French Orientalist research. He was quite an interesting mind.

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Vivek rated it really liked it Jul 02, Provide feedback about this page. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I gravitated towards it, discovering a new world bit by bit… I realized there was more than just Buddhism; there were much more interesting things on the Hindu side, from the Veda to the present.

The tribute to Jean-Luc reminded me of a time I visited him for a few days in his village. He is universally recognized in the field as one of the most reliable and erudite guides to this complex, controversial, and often misrepresented tradition.

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Instead I had to go to the Chantiers de Jeunesseandree the Vercors region, at the foot of the Mont Aiguille, a very beautiful area. Alexis Sandersonwho is now one of the leaders in the field, took it up a bit later—first of all because he is quite a bit younger than Lilian. It is really Lilian who, in France, was the pioneer in the area, which was scarcely studied elsewhere at the time.

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Is that when you decided to switch to research? Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Lists with This Book. Available for download now. Want to Read saving…. Harish Kondapalli rated it it was amazing Jul 02, Toni Jentsch marked it as to-read Feb 12, But there ansre almost no Sanskrit in Frankfurt while I was there. One day we were given leave to go to Grenoble, the closest city, to unwind. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


They were extremely generous. It will come pdoux in my qndre th year, so you might say it is my professional testament. The Broken World of Sacrifice J. Aru Gc rated it really liked it Aug 04, Padoux first describes the Vedic origins of these notions, then their development in texts of different tantric This book is about the power of the Word conceived as the apdoux and most effective aspect of divine energy. About Contact News Giving to the Press.

The Hindu Tantric World: I spent six years there, posted padou the relatively small 1, inhabitants administrative capital of New Delhi, a peaceful city, with a pristine sky, still close to the country from which the dudhwallas arrived every morning with their jugs full of milk.

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