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Difference Between Vedas and Tantras

Have you ever wondered about the Vedic and the Tantric tradition? If they have same root? Any similarity or differences, what are they trying to achieve, how they come in existence etc.? If you do, then maybe you will like reading this. [More]

Tantra, Sex and Yoga

There is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding about the word Tantra. The moment you hear this word in the West, you may immediately think about tantric sex, and if you hear this word in the East especially in India, you may immediately think about black magic. So what is the truth? Let’s understand step by step. [More]

Two Paths

As a human, we evolve every moment with each experience in this world. These experiences can be described of two kinds- outward and inward. Depending on how the energy (shakti) moves, the state of awareness changes. [More]

What is Tantric Sex?

Have you ever wondered what is Tantric Sex? You will find tons of books on it, let’s keep it simple for understanding without going into too many details. [More]

What is Tantric Yoga?

Yoga is the practical application of the Tantra. Tantric practice without Yoga is not Tantra. In Tantra, there are several types of Yoga seemly weaved together in a practice with many tools and techniques, thus called Tantric Yoga. Some of the commonly practiced Yoga in Tantric Yoga is following [More]

Pillars of Tantra

No matter which path of tantra one practices, which school of Tantric one belongs to, there are some common aspects of Tantra, which applies to any tantric practitioner. Following are three major pillars of tantra. [More]

Left-Hand vs Right-Hand Path of Tantra

In my previous post I discussed about the Schools of Tantra. This post will further dive into the two major paths of Kaula School of Tantra. As most tantra practitioner start their practice in Kaula School, as this is the preliminary stage in which a teacher first initiates a student. Since it is easier to identify our body and relate with external objects thus Kaula practices are suitable for the beginners. [More]

Schools of Tantra

As time passed the tantrics developed so many techniques that it became almost impossible to study and teach. So, they categorized them in a progressive order as a journey of a student from gross to subtle, from the external to the internal realm. Using this simple reason, they divided into three distinct schools of thought, one school uses external objects, while other one purely uses internal meditative practices, and third employs both. Following are the main schools of tantra. [More]

History of Yoga, Tantra and Vedanta

In this post, I would like to summarize the historical development of Yoga, Tantra, and Vedanta in progressive order from ancient time until now. The duration mentioned in the respective periods are approximate and for easier understanding. [More]