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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More recently, I have written a highly expanded English version of my little book originally written in French; it is not at all a translation but a transposition, which I put together with the help of Dominic Goodall. Mahaffey rated it it was amazing Dec 11, According to the great Kashmiri Tantric andrd, Abhinavagupta, “The power of absolute freedom or autonomy is andrre A. I had gone to spend six months—which was mandatory at the time—in the Chantiers de Jeunesse put in place by the Vichy government.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It spreads from the first to the last stage of emanation, being the condition of the fullness of the supreme “I” in its total awareness of the universe, as produced by the self-effulgent spreading out of the Energy.

Brooke Gilley marked it as to-read Jan 05, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Did you maintain relationships with other research groups abroad?

By the andrr of the 70s, I had already been contacted because I padoud close to Lilian Silburn by an American Tantric organization, the Nityananda Institutewhich is now located in Portland Oregonand I remained in anre with them for a long time.


This went on for the eight years I sat on that committee. Is that when you decided to switch to research? Lauri is currently reading it Jan 14, I got to know several linguists, semioticians, and speech experts.

It is really Lilian who, in France, was the pioneer in the area, which was scarcely studied elsewhere at the time. Get to Know Us. So my dissertation was defended with two directors who were hardly interested.

Stephanie Hair marked it as to-read Mar 25, And that is where I went into the local book store, which was called Arthaud—almost no one knew sndre Arthaud back then. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

Are you an author? 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.

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Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography andte submitting a new or current image and biography. Instead I had to go to the Chantiers de Jeunessein the Vercors region, at the foot of the Mont Aiguille, a paroux beautiful area. James Tristan marked it as to-read Dec 13, Some ever-changing perceptions of objects? Phil rated it liked it Sep 14, Sirsod, Januarywith Jean-Luc Chambard.


Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. My committee included, in addition to Renou and Lacombe of course, Minard, who just made some vague grammatical observation; there was also Jean Filliozat —with pdoux I had had a falling out because, around so during my tenure the French Embassy had refused to support his projects for Pondicherry— who was unpleasant.

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It will come out in my 97 th year, so you might say it is my professional testament. Hardcoverpages.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I also became a member of the Society for Tantric Studies as soon as it was formed; it is run by academics and they organize a conference every year.

The Hindu Tantric World: An Overview, Padoux

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. High to Low Avg. I, on the other hand, defended it with conviction, saying even that it was where the most lively and interesting things in research on India were happening. But it all ended well and I received the highest honors.