|1.||left hand path|
1. In eastern mysticism, any spiritual path embodying the principle of yin; characterised by passivity, and reaching enlightenment by flowing according to one's inner nature, the opposite being right hand path. In the original Indian doctrines, it was called Vamachara.
2. In the modern western re-interpretation, any spiritual path which pursues worldly goals and pleasures as opposed to the spiritual.
1. In walking the left hand path, one takes the path of least resistance to achieve goals.
2. A student of the left hand path in the West may perform rites for money or sex.