Mixed Practices of Religion in Early Andhra 300 BC to 400 AD

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Kota Ajayi Babu


The devotional Theism that led the Mahayanism to the Tantric system of Vajrayanism, led the theistic cults of Hinduism as well to that form of religion but not to such gruesome and obscene practices, as the former. It is interesting to note that the objects of Tantric worship in Hinduism were mostly the same divinities that came into it from Mahayana Buddhism. But, it has to be clearly borne in mind that the Devotionalism and its logical consequence, the Tantricism.

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