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Tantric Sex, the Kāma Sūtra, and Yoga

Western interest in Tantra is mostly focused on sex. However, sexual rituals in tantric texts are about physical empowerment and spiritual freedom – not sensual pleasure. How does this compare to the worldlier priorities of the Kāma Sūtra? And are there links between modern “neo-Tantra” and sexual restraint in yogic texts?

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How well do you know Advaita Vedanta?

Results Well done! A very brahminical effort! You can go even deeper with our course on Hindu Philosophy. A good try but not quite there. Don’t worry it’s a big topic. Fortunately, the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies is here to help. For instance, our course on Hindu Philosophy. #1 What are the sad darshanas? [...]
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How well do you know the Yoga Sutra?

How well do you know the Yoga Sūtra? Tip: The pictures aren’t necessarily clues 🙂

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How well do you know the Gita?

Tip: The pictures aren’t necessarily clues 🙂

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Indian Art: “More than the eye can see”

Extract from a conversation between Daniel Ehnbom and Neeraja Poddar, OCHS Visiting Fellows 17 May 2018

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