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Term: Sir John Woodroffe

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Sir John Woodroffe: British jurist (1865–1936) who spent a great deal of his life serving in India. Writing as “Arthur Avalon,” he translated and commented upon numerous Tantric books, introducing many concepts, such as kundalini, to the West. Some of his famous books include Tantra of the Great Liberation, Shakti and Shakta, Principles of Tantra, and Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali.


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