Monthly Archives: November 2010

In quest of the jewel in the lotus

Tantric Buddhism or Vajrayana flourished in India from around the 5th century A.D. till the 12th century A.D. According to Vajrayana scriptures, Vajrayana refers to one of the three routes to enlightenment, the other two being Hinayana and Mahayana [1]. As its name suggests, Vajrayana relies heavily on the use of cryptic symbols and secret […]