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The Brahmayamalatantra or Picumata, Vol.II: the religious observances and sexual rituals of the tantric practitioner: chapters 3, 21, and 45, a critical edn. and annotated tr. by Csaba
2015, Paperback

...kiss. the present volume contains a critical edition and annotated translation of three of its chapters: one on the central mandala of the cult, one on preliminary religious observances (vrata) prescribed for all practitioners (sadhaka), and one on instructions for each individual category of sadhaka -- instructions on transgressive sexual rituals for the talaka, on strict r ...
The Brahmayamalatantra or Picumata, Vol.I: chapters 1-2, 39-40 & 83, revelation, ritual, and material culture in an early Saiva Tantra
Hatley, Shaman
2018, Hardcover

the brahmayamala or picumata is one of the earliest surviving goddess-oriented (sakta) tantras, its core probably dating back to the late seventh or early eighth century. though long forgotten, it is thus crucial to understanding the early history of the tantric traditions. the volume also presents pioneering studies on topics these chapters illuminate: tantric saiva conception ...