Pronunciation

IPA: /jəntrə/

Etymology

Sanskrit.

Noun

yantra (plural yantras)
1. A geometrical diagram used as a meditation aid in tantric worship.
2. (religion) Any object used as a meditation aid in tantric worship.

Source: Wiktionary.

He watched her dance, a random cipher drawing its signature across the time-slopes of this dissolving yantra, a symbol in a transcendental geometry.

Source: The Atrocity Exhibition by J G Ballard.

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