Sri Yantra
   See Yantra, Sri.

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  • Yantra, Sri —    The Sri YANTRA, or Sri Chakra, is an important cult object for the SRI VIDYA tradition of TANTRISM. It is understood as being the subtle form of the goddess Sri Lalita.    The yantra’s geometric design combines five downward pointing triangles …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Sri Chakra — The Sri Chakra or Shri Yantra of Tripura Sundari is a yantra or mandala formed by nine interlocking triangles surrounding the bindu. Four of these triangles are orientated upright representing Shiva or the Masculine. Five of these triangles are… …   Wikipedia

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  • Yantra — Das Sri Yantra Yantras (Sanskrit, n., यन्त्र, yantra, von yam stützen, (er)halten) sind rituelle Diagramme, die im Hinduismus und Tantrismus verbreitet sind, zur Meditation verwendet werden bzw. initiatorische Funktion erfüllen. Ein Yantra gilt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yantra — El Sri Chakra. La palabra sánscrita yantra proviene del prefijo yan, que significa concebir y por antonomasia, concepción mental. Yantra, pues, significa literalmente “dispositivo”, “artificio”, “mecanismo”, “herramienta” o, más preciso aún,… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Mandala — For other uses, see Mandala (disambiguation). Thangka painting of Vajradhatu Mandala Maṇḍala (मण्डल) is a Sanskrit word that means circle . In the Buddhist and Hindu religious traditions their sacred art often takes a mandala form. The basic form …   Wikipedia

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