It's wondrous, exhilarating, and true: you can use sexual pleasure
as a guide to spiritual fulfillment. Not only is the sensual path
to personal enlightenment enriching and joyful, but it's
delightfully accessible with Tantra, the ancient sexual practice
explored and impeccably researched in this lavish volume.
Encyclopedic in scope,
is the most complete and authoritative guide on Tantra, covering
every aspect of the venerable practice - its origins and evolution
as the oldest and most natural religion, its history, rites,
sects, rituals, magical powers, and its exquisite panoply of
Indian and Near Eastern gods and goddesses.
takes you into the fascinating world of erotic beauty and wonder.
Read about Shiva and the power of the erect male organ; India's
temple of the sacred vulva; Kundalini, or sexual Yoga; the Kama
Sutra; how Tantra has affected civilizations from old Egypt and
tribal Africa to modern-day America; and the influence of Tantra
on such illustrious individuals as Alexander the Great.
Looking forward to a future in which sex is increasingly
accepted as a spiritual practice,
liberates both body and soul. A revolutionary volume sure to
become a watershed work for sexuality in the coming millennium,
celebrates the mystical and religious aspects of sexuality while
revealing the secrets that allow men and women to reach a zenith
of ecstasy in divine communion.