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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 February 1961
...A. Bharati The Hevajra Tantra. A Critical Study . By D. L. Snellgrove . London Oriental Series No. 6. London : Oxford University Press , 1959 . Vol. I : ix, 149; Translation. Vol. II: xi, 187; Sanskrit and Tibetan texts. Glossary, Indices. $15.00. BOOK REVIEWS 247 out acknowledging his...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 314–315.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Ellen Goldberg Yoga, Bhoga and Ardhanariswara: Individuality, Wellbeing and Gender in Tantra . By Prem Saran . New Delhi : Routledge , 2008 . xv , 242 pp. $100.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 Prem Saran offers the reader an intimate...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 770–774.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Jon Keune A Genealogy of Devotion: Bhakti, Tantra, Yoga, and Sufism in North India . By Patton E. Burchett . New York : Columbia University Press , 2019 . xiii, 433 pp. ISBN: 9780231190329 (cloth). Bhakti and Power: Debating India's Religion of the Heart . By John Stratton...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 794–796.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the imperial period. The Zur tradition featured The Gathering of Intentions in a trio of texts that also included the *Guhyagarbha Tantra and All-Creating King . This was known as the “triad of sūtra, tantra, and mind.” This tradition considered The Gathering of Intentions to be the paradigmatic Anuyoga...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 319.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Robert Kritzer Tibetan Sacred Art: The Heritage of Tantra . By Detlef Ingo Lauf . Berkeley : Shambhala , 1976 . 228 pp. 86 Color Plates, Figures, Bibliographies, Index. $37.50 Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1978 1978 BOOK REVIEWS 319 often give the translator...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 985–986.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Geoffrey Samuel The Roots of Tantra . Edited by Katherine Anne Harper and Robert L. Brown . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2002 . ix, 270 pp. $71.50 (cloth); $23.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2003 2003 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 985...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1093–1095.
Published: 01 November 2004
... of Sinha s indictment. EILEEN P. SCULLY Bennington College Tantra: Sex, Secrecy, Politics, and Power in the Study of Religion. By HUGH B. URBAN. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2003. xvi, 372 pp. $60.00 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). Hugh B. Urban s book is a genealogy of the diverse...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 720–722.
Published: 01 August 2019
... , a previously untranslated Gāruḍa Tantric text located within the larger tradition of Mantramārga Śaivism. According to Slouber, the Gāruḍa Tantras, largely composed between the sixth and ninth centuries CE, enjoyed “a remarkable influence on the Puranas, later Ayurveda, and the Tantric traditions of Buddhism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 February 1969
...Agehananda Bharati Mkhas Grub Rje's Fundamentals of the Buddhist Tantras . Translated by Ferdinand D. Lessing and Alex Wayman . Hague : Mouton , 1968 , 382 pp. Index, n.p. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1969 1969 BOOK REVIEWS 421 Much of the literature...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (3): 779–803.
Published: 01 August 1994
... into the orthodox Hindu textual tradition in the myths of the Devī-Māhātmya , or Candī , as this sixth-century A.D. text is known in Bengal. She subsequently became the chief divinity as Female Principle (Śakti, ‘Force’, ‘Creatrix’) in the esoteric Sākta Tantra cult, which was especially prevalent in eastern India...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 November 1974
.... , Buddhism ( London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, revised edition, 1894 [first edition, 1877]), p. 207. 2 Snellgrove's Cf. David able articulation of this principle in his Hevajra Tantra ( 2 vols., London : Oxford University Press , 1959 ), Vol. I, pp. 8 – 11...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 26 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 November 1966
.... 50s. Edward Conze has written that "an attempt to describe the thought of the Tantra must not only occupy hundreds and hundreds of pages, but is also likely to remain a travesty of the actual facts." (Buddhist Thought in India [London: George Allen and Unwin, 1962], p. 273.) Professor Bharati's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 830–831.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that were born and developed in the complex spiritual matrix that produced the religions of South Asia, including those of Hinduism and Buddhism, are as contested and debated as that of Tantra. André Padoux, one of the most respected and senior scholars of Tantra, has written a summation of his conclusions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 May 2024
... made significant contributions to the study of Tibetan Buddhist tantric literature. Working initially from the trove of Tibetan tantric Buddhist manuscripts preserved at Dunhuang, Dalton expanded to explore the tantras transmitted during the early dissemination ( snga dar ) of Buddhism in Tibet...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1095–1097.
Published: 01 November 2004
... I N A 1095 Urban argues, Tantra is an imagined category that re ects diverse historical, cultural, and political interests. Urban explores the book s considerable ethical and methodological implications in his concluding chapter. He proposes an embodied approach to Tantra, which would...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 26 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 November 1966
... Classique, II, 3 Further, Bharati act," an offering forth, and as such it is con- maintains that the "entire speculative appara- sonant with brahmanical ontological and ritual tus" in the tantra is taken over from nontantra. speculations. Retention of semen ("semen" Tantra is distinguished from nontantra...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 446–447.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of his religion, elaborating myths and emphasizing his own status (p. 69). She typologizes the diverse phenomena rst into folk tantra, followed by the more abstract and textually based classical Tantra, B O O K R E V I E W S S O U T H A S I A 447 traditionally called Kali-kula. She next turns her...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1305–1307.
Published: 01 November 2003
... University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Songs of Ecstasy: Tantric and Devotional Songs from Colonial Bengal. By H U G H B. U R B A N . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. 187 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Tantra is sexy. Not only is there "an increasing proliferation of scholarly works...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 26 (1): 139–140.
Published: 01 November 1966
... in scattered references. RALPH W. NICHOLAS Michigan State University The Tantric Tradition. By AGEHANANDA BHARATI. London: Rider and Company, 1965. 350 pp. Bibliography, Index. 50s. Edward Conze has written that "an attempt to describe the thought of the Tantra must not only occupy hundreds and hundreds...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (3): 614.
Published: 01 May 1982
... investigations of the Buddhist Tantra. Motilal has obscured, as it often does, the history of this text, first published in 1932. Labeling this the "first Indian reprint," the publisher has ignored the second, revised edition of 1964 (Varanasi, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Studies, vol. 46). This is unfortunate...