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Noun: Tantrism
  1. Doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one's self and the visible world; combines elements of Hinduism and paganism including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites; especially influential in Tibet
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  2. Movement within Buddhism combining elements of Hinduism and paganism

Type of: Buddhism

Encyclopedia: Tantrism