In Tantra: The Cult of the Feminine, one of Europe’s foremost Tantric authors and teachers, Andre Van Lysebeth, gives readers a balanced, well-informed. Tantra: The Cult of the Feminine reveals a practical and balanced, modern view of the secret teachings of Tantric yoga. Van Lysebeth discloses the sexual. André Van Lysebeth (October 10, – January 28, ) was a Belgian yoga instructor and author whose books about yoga have been translated into many languages. He is also known for a quintessential book on human sexuality he took thirty years of his life to write, ‘Tantra: The Cult of.

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Tantra: The Cult of the Feminine

References to this book Promiscuities: This page was last edited on 30 Mayat Maxine Hayes rated it it was amazing Jul 02, His later studies turned to the much maligned topic of Tantra, exploring the worldview, history, misconceptions and backlash from just about all other traditions and its subsequent burial.

Espousing no dogma, Tantra involves a search for reality that contradicts neither science nor religion. This has been shown for many other species, leading to the conclusion that the female is the blueprint from which the male is drawn. Published October 1st by Weiser Books first published May This was a very down to earth book on the subject. To see what your friends tantta of this book, please sign up. If the reader wishes txntra read a Tantra book which gives fast some vzn for enhancing the own sexual life, one feels vsn when using this book for the own need.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Witchcraft is discussed at length since it is one of the oldest belief systems, supposedly dating further back than 35, years from cold Europe. Male fertilisation does certainly assist by allowing a helpful mutation to be spread among females quickly over a generation, increasing the pace of evolution.

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Eight full-color illustrations lysebetu 36 line drawings complement a comprehensive and contemporary explanation of Tantra, complete with meditations. A little hard to find and expensive but a must read for anyone with a genuine interest in the history of tantric practice.

Tantrists have perceived this unity for over thirty-five centuries,” points out van Lysebeth in his introduction. This book has introduced me to a very interesting topic, but I could not say I enjoyed the form.

Tantra: Cult of the Feminine – Andre van Lysebeth – Google Books

Fabtastic view of what andrr really is. It is not a book what’s easy to read therefore my rating is 4 instead of 5but it is one of the most profound books on Tantra I have read.

What a fascinating and tantrra book, dealing with universality and connection with ourselves and other. Open Preview See a Problem? He became a popular teacher and wrote a book, “Yoga Self-Taught”.

Tantra: The Cult of the Feminine – Andre Van Lysebeth – Google Books

Ideology or Wonder would reflect the writings more carefully. To ask other readers questions about Tantraplease sign up. There is however a fantastic story about one of the controversial Dalai Lamas, The Fifth, who appears to have been a devotee and master of the Tantra described in the book, who took lovers, much to his colleagues’ disdain.


The word tantra meaning “loom” or “weaving” does also reference the universe’s fabric being interconnected, this study being one way to increase the awareness of consciousness. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Known only for the virtues of its sexual practice, ancient Tantric ideology is a universal and wide-reaching ideology virtually ignored in the West.

He also reveals the wisdom of tantra–the essential belief that our universe is a creation of the physical and spiritual union of the Mala and Female principles, manifested in the human plane as Love. The Cult of the Feminine’. Andre does a remarkable job of bringing lyseeth theories into the modern world.

Authentic tantra sexualises ritual. User Review – Flag as inappropriate excellent book for those who about to get engaged. Other editions – View all Tantra: In the yoga field, everybody knew him. Views Read Edit View tantga. He wrote it singlehandedly from to