vAmAcAra m. the left-hand practices or doctrines of the Tantras (i.e. the worship of the Sakti or Female Energy personified as the wife of Siva , as opposed to {dakSiNAcAra} q.v.) Cat. mfn. behaving badly or in the wrong way Susr. Pancar. {-rin} m. an adherent of the lefthand practices of the followers of the Tantras. IW. 523 n. 1.

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