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 (tŭn′trə, tăn′-)
Any of a comparatively recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature written in Sanskrit and concerned with powerful ritual acts of body, speech, and mind.

[Sanskrit tantram, doctrine, loom; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]

tan′tric (-trĭk) adj.
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(Hinduism) Hinduism Buddhism of or relating to Tantrism
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Adj.1.Tantric - of or relating to Tantrism; "Tantric rituals"
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Dawood's eponymous solo show also included two bronze sculptures (one of spiritualist-explorer Alexandra David-Neel, the other of her friend the Japanese monk Ekai Kawaguchi), six canvases, Tantric Wallpaper (a black fabric decorated with fluorescent pink halos, mimicking tantric symbols), and Thongsha Gompa--neon lights that simulated a Bhutanese monastery or a stage (depending on the angle from which they were viewed).
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