People are frightened or raise their eyebrows the least if a spiritual practice links to Tantra. This is due to misplaced belief that Tantra is about negatives, sexual fantasies and physical abuse. Shakti Devpriya briefly addresses the issue..
Science is the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. Tantra is also an systematic approach of understanding inner and outer psyche both. It is also an holistic approach which approaches to the study of universe from the point of view of an individual. Various branches of sciences are drawn within it like astronomy, astrology, physics, chemistry, Ayurveda, Psychology, geometry and mathematics providing practical means of realizing highest ideals of philosophy in daily life.
Such sciences play a role in Tantra at various levels like Ayurveda is closely linked to Tantra and Ayurveda makes use of preparations made of alchemical forms of mercury, mica and other minerals. Such preparations are also an part of Tantra in which Ayurvedic preparations are used for mental and physical health.
The timings of the practices done in Tantra have…
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