Re: What book is this Tantric poem from?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> you wrote:
: In article <email@example.com>, Vikram Chandra
: <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
: Try Sir John Woodruffe's translation of MahaNirvana Tantra. He translated
: a whole bunch of tantrk works into English in the 1920's under the pen
: name of Arthur Avalon.
: You can get it from Motilal Banarasidass, Bungalow Road, Jawahar Nagar,
However, one should bear in mind that this "tantra" is known to be a late
forgery. In fact Avalon states in the introduction to his translation
that the Tantriks of his day suspected that it was written by the Brahmo
Samajists to support their "reforms."