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Temples with a twist

April 7th 2011
Hindu tantra is a highly unorthodox form of yoga. Rather than deny themselves the fruits of worldly pleasures, the practitioners of it strive to gain the fullest possible pleasure from them. In other words. through sexual intercourse and other worldly pleasures tantrikas sought and seek to carry their consciousness to the peak of enlightenment. The tantric movement peaked around the 10th cent ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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