Paper Title
Yab-Yum Images: The Most Controversial form in Tibetan Tantric Buddhism and its Art

Tibetan Tantric Buddhism is today considered as one of the most important and controversial forms of Asian culture. Compared to other schools of Buddhism, the traditional art of Tibetan Tantric Buddhism offers a rich and powerful range of magnificent, compelling, and somewhat controversial visual materials and meditative practices. To this end I am interested in this paper exploring the most mysterious nature of Tibetan Tantric Buddhism and its art by grasping the religious value, historical context, and artistic quality of Yab-Yum images. Keywords - Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, Sexual Images, Visualization, Meditative Practices, Representation, In-between State of Consciousness