Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address [email protected].

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Tantra > Introduction To Tantra Sastra
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Introduction To Tantra Sastra
Pages from the book
Introduction To Tantra Sastra
Look Inside the Book
Description
About the Author

Sir John George Woodrotfe was the eldest son of James Tisdall Woodroffe, Advocate-General of Bengal and sometime Legal Member of the Government of India, J. P., Kt. ofSt. Gregory, by his wife Florence, daughter of James Hume. He was born on December 15, 1865 and was educated at Woburn Park School and University College, Oxford, where he took second classes in jurisprudence and the B.C.L. (Bachelor of Civil Law) examinations. He was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1889, and in the following year was enrolled as an advocate of the Calcutta High Court. He was soon made a Fellow of the Calcutta University and appointed Tagore Law Professor. He collaborated with the late Mr. Ameer Ali in a widely used textbook Civil Procedure in British India. He was appointed Standing Counsel to the Government of India in 1902 and two years later was raised to the High Court Rench. He served thereon with competence for eighteen years and in 1915 officiated as Chief Justice. After retiring to England he was for seven years from 1923, Reader in Indian Law to the University of Oxford. He died on 18 January 1936.

Alongside his judicial duties he studied Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and was especially interested in Hindu Tantra. He translated some twenty original Sanskrit texts and, under his pseudonym Arthur Avalon, published and lectured prolifically on Indian philosophy and a wide range of Yoga and Tantra topics. T.M.P. Mahadevan wrote: "By editing the original Sanskrit texts, as also by publishing essays on the different aspects of Shaktism, he showed that the religion and worship had a profound philosophy behind it, and that there was nothing irrational or obscurantist about the technique of worship it recommends."

 

 

Contents

 

Mount Kailasa 1
Siva and Sakti 4
Guna 18
The World (Lokas) 25
Inhabitants of the Worlds 27
Varna 32
Asrama 33
Macrocosm and Microcosm 35
The Ages 37
The Scriptures of the Ages 41
The Human Body 43
The Three Temperaments 59
Guru and Sisya 66
Initiation : Diksa 69
Abhiseka 71
Sadhana 73
Worship 74
Yoga 127
Sin and Virtue-Karma 145
Four Aims of Being (Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksa) 150
Siddhi 158
Sample Pages









Introduction To Tantra Sastra

Item Code:
NAH460
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2010
ISBN:
9788185988115
Language:
English
Size:
8.5 inch x 5.5 inch
Pages:
165
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 210 gms
Price:
$16.00
Discounted:
$12.00   Shipping Free
You Save:
$4.00 (25%)
Look Inside the Book
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Introduction To Tantra Sastra
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 5298 times since 3rd Nov, 2018
About the Author

Sir John George Woodrotfe was the eldest son of James Tisdall Woodroffe, Advocate-General of Bengal and sometime Legal Member of the Government of India, J. P., Kt. ofSt. Gregory, by his wife Florence, daughter of James Hume. He was born on December 15, 1865 and was educated at Woburn Park School and University College, Oxford, where he took second classes in jurisprudence and the B.C.L. (Bachelor of Civil Law) examinations. He was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1889, and in the following year was enrolled as an advocate of the Calcutta High Court. He was soon made a Fellow of the Calcutta University and appointed Tagore Law Professor. He collaborated with the late Mr. Ameer Ali in a widely used textbook Civil Procedure in British India. He was appointed Standing Counsel to the Government of India in 1902 and two years later was raised to the High Court Rench. He served thereon with competence for eighteen years and in 1915 officiated as Chief Justice. After retiring to England he was for seven years from 1923, Reader in Indian Law to the University of Oxford. He died on 18 January 1936.

Alongside his judicial duties he studied Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and was especially interested in Hindu Tantra. He translated some twenty original Sanskrit texts and, under his pseudonym Arthur Avalon, published and lectured prolifically on Indian philosophy and a wide range of Yoga and Tantra topics. T.M.P. Mahadevan wrote: "By editing the original Sanskrit texts, as also by publishing essays on the different aspects of Shaktism, he showed that the religion and worship had a profound philosophy behind it, and that there was nothing irrational or obscurantist about the technique of worship it recommends."

 

 

Contents

 

Mount Kailasa 1
Siva and Sakti 4
Guna 18
The World (Lokas) 25
Inhabitants of the Worlds 27
Varna 32
Asrama 33
Macrocosm and Microcosm 35
The Ages 37
The Scriptures of the Ages 41
The Human Body 43
The Three Temperaments 59
Guru and Sisya 66
Initiation : Diksa 69
Abhiseka 71
Sadhana 73
Worship 74
Yoga 127
Sin and Virtue-Karma 145
Four Aims of Being (Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksa) 150
Siddhi 158
Sample Pages









Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Introduction To Tantra Sastra (Tantra | Books)

A History of Indian Literature – Introduction, Veda, Epics, Puranas and Tantras (Volume I)
Item Code: NAC704
$57.00$42.75
You save: $14.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Studies In Tara Tantra (An Introduction to the Dasamahavidyas and an Exclusive and Exhaustive work on Tara)
Deal 20% Off
by Parimal Kumar Datta
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Punthi Pustak
Item Code: NAF539
$85.00$51.00
You save: $34.00 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems (With Original Text and Annot.)
Item Code: IDC222
$38.50$28.88
You save: $9.62 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Yoga Tantra: Theory and Praxis- In the light of the Hevajra Tantra, A Metaphysical Perspective
by Dr. Tomy Augustine
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Sri Satguru Publications
Item Code: IHF097
$52.00$39.00
You save: $13.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tantra Mantra Yantra: The Tantra Psychology
Item Code: IDK698
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
INTRODUCTION TO THE PANCARATRA AND AHIRBUDHNYA SAMHITA
Item Code: IDG589
$33.50$25.12
You save: $8.38 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
An Introduction to Buddhist Esoterism
Item Code: IDF404
$23.50$17.62
You save: $5.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Pancaratra Agamas an Introduction
by Swami Harshananda
Paperback (Edition: 2002)
Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore
Item Code: IDJ249
$3.00$2.25
You save: $0.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Trika Saivism
Item Code: IDK118
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
An Introduction to the Advaita Saiva Philosophy of Kashmir
by Debabrata Sen Sharma
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Indica Books, Varanasi
Item Code: IHD004
$29.00$21.75
You save: $7.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
An Introduction to the Advaita Saiva Philosophy of Kashmir
by Debabrata Sen Sharma
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Indica Books, Varanasi
Item Code: IHD003
$31.00$23.25
You save: $7.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I very much appreciate your web site and the products you have available. I especially like the ancient cookbooks you have and am always looking for others here to share with my friends.
Sam, USA
Very good service thank you. Keep up the good work !
Charles, Switzerland
Namaste! Thank you for your kind assistance! I would like to inform that your package arrived today and all is very well. I appreciate all your support and definitively will continue ordering form your company again in the near future!
Lizette, Puerto Rico
I just wanted to thank you again, mere dost, for shipping the Nataraj. We now have it in our home, thanks to you and Exotic India. We are most grateful. Bahut dhanyavad!
Drea and Kalinidi, Ireland
I am extremely very happy to see an Indian website providing arts, crafts and books from all over India and dispatching to all over the world ! Great work, keep it going. Looking forward to more and more purchase from you. Thank you for your service.
Vrunda
We have always enjoyed your products.
Elizabeth, USA
Thank you for the prompt delivery of the bowl, which I am very satisfied with.
Frans, the Netherlands
I have received my books and they are in perfect condition. You provide excellent service to your customers, DHL too, and I thank you for that. I recommended you to my friend who is the director of the Aurobindo bookstore.
Mr. Forget from Montreal
Thank you so much. Your service is amazing. 
Kiran, USA
I received the two books today from my order. The package was intact, and the books arrived in excellent condition. Thank you very much and hope you have a great day. Stay safe, stay healthy,
Smitha, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India