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Tantra and Yoga: two sides of the same coin

Tantra and Yoga: two sides of the same coin

Although people often talk about them as if they were three separate things, in fact there is no practicing tantra without hatha yoga and meditation. Divide them is like trying to split fire from heat, to borrow an old tantric analogy.
Hatha yoga is actually a tantric science, developed from a worldview and understanding unique to the path of energy…

Tantra of Solitude

Tantra of Solitude

Tantra is something you practice with your lover, right? Isn’t it a dance for two?
So now that many of us are quarantined away from our partners, it might seem like our tantric practice has been put on hold.
Don’t despair, solitary tantrikas! Now is actually an amazing time to practice tantra on a deeper level. We can come out of isolation as an overflowing cup, ready to pour our love and high energy on a world that will need it so much.

Why Shiva and Shakti?

Why Shiva and Shakti?

Shiva and Shakti. Sacred union between God and Goddess. Divine Feminine, Divine Masculine. Beautiful concepts, but modern people embarking on the tantric path often report some resistance to these terms. The words may seem to point back to the same tired, restrictive gender norms that many would-be tantrikas are hoping to be free from! Let’s be clear: tantra didn’t pop…

The essence of Yoga

The essence of Yoga

What are you practicing when you practice yoga? The yoga that we mostly see in the West is primarily physical. Of course, there are benefits for the mind and emotions, as any conscious movement will benefit the mind and the emotions – many people find long-distance running, for example, to be very meditative. It’s wonderful that so many people now…

Making peace with each other in the age of #metoo

Making peace with each other in the age of #metoo

Relations between men and women should be a dance, not a battle. So why do interactions between the genders seem so fraught with pain, mistrust and misunderstanding? Often it feels like we can’t see eye to eye because in fact we are interacting shadow to shadow. Every human being contains a part of their personality which is conscious – the…

Is Tantra a path for women?

Is Tantra a path for women?

While teaching tantra workshops around the world, we see clearly that women are leading the way, both in numbers attending our courses and that the men are often come led by their girlfriend’s hand! However, so many stories of abusive teachers and toxic communities have rocked the tantra world in the last few years. This can leave many women wondering,…

The Sacred Yoni in Traditional Tantra

The Sacred Yoni in Traditional Tantra

“Yoni” is the Sanskrit word for the vagina. Also meaning “source” or “origin,” the warm syllables carry with them an overtone of reverence. In English, by contrast, all the words we have for female genitalia are either derogatory or coldly clinical. It’s hard to even speak about our own intimate parts without shame, feeling like we are talking about something…

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