Tantro lahko v njenih mnogih oblikah najdemo v Indiji, Kitajski, Japonski, Tibetu, Nepalu, Butanu, Pakistanu, Šrilanki, Koreji, Kambodži, Burmi ... The term "Tantra" after about 500 BC, in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism is a bibliographic category, just like the word Sutra (which means "sewing together", mirroring the metaphor of "weaving together" in Tantra). Á.Jónsson ehf - KT: 561002-2740 - Vsk nr: 76881 - Hlíðasmári 13 Sími: 587-6969 - Netfang: [email protected] Tantra is a spiritual practice, which means your mind comes into play as much as your body. When you practice tantra, you're connecting your body, mind, and soul. Tantra je sestavljena iz dveh besed, ki izhajata iz jezika sanskrt in sicer: »Tanot« - širiti in »trayati« - osvoboditi se.
Tantra is not independent of Hinduism and Buddhism but has pervaded and transformed both traditions from its inception. As a worldview, philosophy and set of practices, Tantra is as alive as ever. Tantra is a spiritual tradition found in both Hinduism and Buddhism and which has also influenced other Asian belief systems.