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The Great Liberation (Mahanirvana Tantra)

Sir John Woodroffe

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ISBN 10: 8185988188 / ISBN 13: 9788185988184
Published by Ganesh and Company, 2010
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For the serious reader and practitioner of Tantra this Book forms the fifth of the Core Books on Tantra by the Author,others being "Sakti and Sakta","The Garland of Letters","Serpent Power",and "The Principles of Tantra". Printed Pages: 472. Bookseller Inventory # 6378

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Title: The Great Liberation (Mahanirvana Tantra)

Publisher: Ganesh and Company

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: 5th or later edition.

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For the serious reader and practitioner of Tantra this Book forms the fifth of the Core Books on Tantra by the Author,others being "Sakti and Sakta","The Garland of Letters","Serpent Power",and "The Principles of Tantra".

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Born on December 15th, 1865,Sir John Woodroffe graduated in jurisprudence and the Bachelor of Civil Law examinations at Oxford/U.K.. In 1890, He moved to India and enrolled as an advocate in Calcutta High Court. He was soon made a Fellow of the Calcutta University and appointed Law Professor there.He was appointed Standing Counsel to the Government of India in 1902 and two years later was raised to the High Court Bench.After serving for eighteen years in the bench, he became Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court in 1915.After retiring to England he became Reader in Indian Law at the University of Oxford, and finally moved to France in his retirement, where he died in 1936. Alongside his judicial duties he studied Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and was especially interested in the esoteric Hindu Tantric Shakti system. He translated some twenty original Sanskrit texts, and under his pseudonym Arthur Avalon.He published and lectured prolifically and authoritatively on Indian philosophy and a wide range of Yoga and Tantra topics. His most popular and influential book, a major contribution to the appreciation of Indian philosophy and spirituality, is The Serpent Power The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga (a best seller at amazon.com),which is the source of many modern Western appropriations of Kundalini practice. Other writings (published under his own name, as well as Arthur Avalon include: Shakti and Shakta Principles of Tantra (2 vols) Introduction to the Tantra Ństra Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali The World as Power The Garland of Letters All these books are listed on amazon.com

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