Tantrism


Index to this page:

| Texts | Dictionaries and Glossaries | Journals and Articles | Bibliographies | Links |  

| Groups | Cakras | Mandalas & Yantras | Seed Syllables & Mantras |


Texts:

Text Archive "Gandharva Nagaram"
This site is maintained by Università degli Studi di Roma,"La Sapienza", Dipartimento di Studi Orientali. The site contains texts mainly related to Kasmir Saivism

Ksemaraja: Pratyabhijnahrdaya
Abhinavagupta: Paramarthasara
Abhinavagupta: Paryantapancasika
Abhinavagupta: Bodhapancadasika
Abhinavagupta: Bhairavastava
Abhinavagupta: Anuttarastika
Abhinavagupta: Kramastotra
Vijnanabhairava
Paratrimsika
Spandakarika
Vijnanabhairava
Narayanistuti (Devimahatmya XI. 3-35 )
Devistotra (Devi-Bhagavata -Purana IV. 15, 11-19)
Devistotra (Kulacudamani-Tantra VII.22-35)

Saundaryalahari
See under ftp://ftp.ucl.ac.uk/pub/users/ucgadkw/indology/texts/. This text, attributed to Sankara, is included in the Virtual e-Text Archive of Indic Texts.

Tantrik Home Page
This site contains numerous texts and text passages, including:

Yonitantra
Ganapati-Upanisad
Kaula-Upanisad
108 Names of Batuka
108 Names of Chinnamasta
Sanaiscara-Stotra
Sakti-Sutras
Sitala-Astaka
Srividyaratna -Sutras
Yogavisaya
Yoginihrdaya

and partial or complete translations of:

Brihadnilatantra
Devirahasya
Ganesa-Upanisad
Gandharvatantra
Jnanasankalinitantra
Kankalamalinitantra
Kaulajnana
Kaulavalinirnaya
Kaulopanisad
Kulacudamanitantra
Kularnavatantra
Mahacinacara
Mahakala -Sani-hymn
Netratantra
Niruttaratantra
Rudrayamala and many other texts related to the goddesses Kali, Sri, etc. and texts ascribed to Matsyendranatha.


Dictionaries and Glossaries:

Tantrik Glossary
A glossary of Tantric terms from the Hindu Tantrik Homepage. Very slow loading.

The Tantrikabhidhanakosa Project
A Hindu Tantric Dictionary


Journals & Articles:

International Journal of Tantric Studies

Kasmiri Overseas Association - USA
This site contains different articles on Kasmir Saivism and articles/conversations by Gopi Krishna on kundalini.

Bühnemann, Gudrun: Buddhist Deities and Mantras in the Hindu Tantras: I The Tantrasarasamgraha and the Isanasivagurudevapaddhati. Indo-Iranian Journal 42. 1999. 303-334.

Bühnemann, Gudrun: Buddhist Deities and Mantras in the Hindu Tantras: II The Srividyarnavatantra and the Tantrasara. Indo-Iranian Journal 43. 2000. 27-43.

Bühnemann, Gudrun: Selecting and Perfecting mantras in Hindu Tantrism. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 54. 1991. 292-306.

Bühnemann, Gudrun: The Goddess Mahacinakrama-Tara (Ugra-Tara) in Buddhist and Hindu Tantrism. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 59. 1996. 472-493.


Bibliographies:

Kundalini Bibliography

Select Tantric Bibliography

Tantra Bibliography


Links:

Tantra Internet Links


Groups:

Hindu Sakta Home Page

Aghora Homepage

 

Mandalas & Yantras:

Mandala: Buddhist Tantric Diagrams

Sacred Visions, Early Paintings from Central Tibet
Curators Steven M. Kossak & Jane Casey Singer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York from October 6, 1998 to January 17, 1999 and at the Rietberg Museum, Zurich, Switzerland from February 14 to May 16, 1999.

Early Tibetan Mandalas: The Rossi Collection
Early Tibetan Mandalas: The Rossi Collection has been exhibited in Paris, France, Maastricht, Holland, and most recently in Peaceful Wind Gallery, Santa Fe, NM from Sept. 16 - October 29, 1994. The collection featured 14 fine Tibetan paintings of mandalas dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, from Rossi & Rossi, London.

Yantras and Diagrams

Sriyantra

Mandala
In Tibetan Buddhism, a mandala is an imaginary palace that is contemplated during meditation. At this site you will find images of two and three dimensional representations.

On Mandalas

Exploring the Mandala

Creation of a Sand Mandala

Photo Gallery of Tibetan Sand Painting

Ngor Mandalas



Last Modified: 3/14/04
Email comments to Gudrun Bühnemann at: gbuhnema@facstaff.wisc.edu