Tantra Temples in India


The word tantra is derived from the combination of two words tattva and mantra. Tattva means the science of cosmic principles while mantra refers to the science of mystic sound and vibrations. Tantra therefore is the application of cosmic sciences with a view to attain spiritual ascendancy.In another sense tantra also means the ‘the scripture by which the light of knowledge is spread’ .Tantra is commonly thought of as a romantic pratice or as some form of magic. In reality, tantra means a path, technique and method of worship. Tantra is a mystical experience. Tantra is available to all regardless of faith or gender. True tantra has no connection to illicit love life. Tantra means to act in such a regulated way as to bring prakriti, blessings of deities and others under your control. Tantra is a mode of worship that uses mantras, yantra, sadhanas and fire yajnas. This powerful combination can bring about dynamic changes in the individual and their situation. India is very famous for tantra, from centuries people were indulged in tantrik pujas and sadhanas.They build many temple for their worship. There are thousands of such temples in India .Some of very famous ancient tantra temples in India are:-