Abhicāra

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Abhicara, AbhicAra, Abhicaara


  1. from the root abhi (toward) + cara (to go) – to direct towards a person a charm, spell, or sorcery, usually for harming or punishing, causing death or disease.
  2. mesmeric power deployed through socrcery, usually in Tantrik rituals.