Essential Tantra book – signed

$24.95

Published in 2000. THE ESSENTIAL TANTRA is a compilation of 3 of my earlier books: TANTRIC MASSAGE, SENSUAL CEREMONY, and SACRED ORGASMS. This book presents the roots that evolved into my perspectives on energy, shamanism, and the Path of the Sexual Shaman training. This manual for lovers has 355 pages and 170 illustrations with detailed instructions on how to nurture and pleasure a partner in a ceremonial way.

Signed by me, the author.

3 in stock

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The Essential Tantra: A Modern Guide to Sacred Sexuality – signed

The opening paragraph to this classic to Western Tantra for contemporary lovers:
“In tantra, everything is sacred. And there are no sacred cows.”

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION TO THE ESSENTIAL TANTRA

TANTRIC MASSAGE
INVITATION
INTRODUCTION
WHAT YOU NEED
MEDITATIVE MASSAGE GUIDELINES
REMINDERS
HEALTH
PREPARATIONS
THE MASSAGE, THE MEDITATION
BEGINNING
BACK
BACK OF LEGS
BACK SIDE CONCLUSION
ARMS
HANDS
FRONT OF LEGS
FEET
FRONT TORSO
GENITALS: MALE
GENITALS: FEMALE
NECK AND HEAD
FACE
CONCLUSION
APPENDIX:
Eroticizing Safer-Sex
Acknowledgments
EPILOGUE

SENSUAL CEREMONY

PREFACE
INVITATION
INTRODUCTION
1. Touching The Heart: Ceremonial Sensual Pleasuring
2. Kissing The Joy As It Flies: Giving The Gift
THE SECRET GARDEN CEREMONY
3. Ritual Accouterments: Accessories
4. The Inner Garden: Guided Imagery
5. Sensual Communion:  Feeding
6. Ceremonial Waters: Bathing
7. Temple of the Spirit: Massage
TANTRIC EXPLORATIONS
8. Equanimity: Solo Meditations
9. Energy Dance: Mutual Meditations
EPILOGUE

SACRED ORGASMS

Sources
Acknowledgments
Introduction
I. Sex and Orgasm: Ordinary and Out-of-the-Ordinary
The Spirit and the Flesh
Out-of-the-Ordinary Orgasms
II. Orgasm as Transformation
Four Paths
Tantra
Taoism
Quodoushka
Massage as Meditation
III. Orgasm as Transformation
Signposts
Anatomy of the Being
The Four Types of Orgasm
The Two Functions of Orgasm
The Integration Meditations
Conclusion

EPILOGUE

AFTERWORD:  SACRED SEXUAL POSITIONS
INTRODUCTION
VISUAL ESSAY

About the Author and Illustrators