The volume contains informative and analytical papers by
eminent scholars on different aspects of Tantric Buddhism and on the Tantras in
general. The essays throw significant light on the so-called puzzling
obscurity of Tantric ideas and practices especially pertaining to the Buddhist
Tantras. They demonstrate the richness and variety of Buddhist Tantric
About the Author:
Bhattacharyya (1897-1964) is acknowledged as an outstanding pioneer in the field of Tantric Buddhism and this volume is a centennial tribute to this scholar. 26 papers contributed by a generation of scholars address different aspects of Tantric Buddhism in particular, and Tantrism in general. These papers significantly add to the understanding of Tantric Buddhism in India and abroad.