Can Tantra Heal Pain During Intimacy?
How can Tantra help heal genital pain during intimacy? It is estimated that as many as 75% of women will experience pain during intercourse at some point. There are a variety of interlocking issues that may contribute to painful or recurrent vaginal pain during intercourse also called dyspareunia. Many of these issues relate to nervous […]
Tantra + The Sexual Wellness Industry
According to a Market Analysis done by Grandview Research “The U.S. sexual wellness market size was valued at USD 10.3 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.67% from 2022 to 2030.” In practical terms this means the market size for sexual wellness in 2022 was $11 billion […]
What’s the difference between sex and intimacy?
When talking about intimacy for couples, most heterosexual folks immediately think of penetrative intercourse. But sex and intimacy are not necessarily the same thing, and it can be very supportive for couples to know the difference! Intimacy is typically defined as feelings of closeness and connection to another person. Typically, in romantic relationships, INTIMACY is a […]
Transforming Traditional Education with Tantra
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be part of a revolution? Imagine participating in the creation of a new and emergent way of BEING in the world – one which is rooted in a deeply felt sense of CONNECTION…Connection to and with your precious human body and the profound inner wisdom […]
Watch, Wait, and Meditate.
Our statement on the Dali Lama Drama. We hope you are well and flourishing in life. There have been some questions regarding our viewpoints in relationship to the recent controversy surrounding the Dali Lama regarding his interactions with a child during a public event, which were captured on video. Being the only government-accredited school in […]
Institutionalizing Tantra with Western Education
The Institute of Authentic Tantra Education is delighted to announce its cooperation with Ubiquity University. This will allow the graduates of our two-year professional training program to transfer those credits towards the completion of an advanced degree from an accredited university. IATE graduates may now choose to pursue a Master’s degree, a PhD, or a […]
Buddhist Tantra Tips to Help You Communicate During Sex!
Did you know that communicating with your partner about your pleasure is actually an act of compassion? It’s TRUE! You and your partner WANT to bring each other pleasure, so the kindest, most compassionate thing you can do as a lover, is TELL THEM WHAT YOU LIKE! Then they can do more of that! Ongoing […]
3 Ways Vajrayana Tantra Tones Your Vagus Nerve
Did you know that Vajrayana Tantra is an extremely effective somatic healing method? The combination of breath, mindfulness, and mantric chanting hits many of the “vagal activation” cues that engage the vagus nerve and facilitate somatic healing.But also, there’s the pure physical pleasure that can be experienced at each stage of your practice that can […]
Transforming Attachment with Bliss!
In Tibetan 5 Element Tantra, each element is an antidote to one of the 5 root poisons of human emotion. The 5 root poisons are: attachment, arrogance, ignorance, jealousy, and anger. In Tibetan Buddhism, each of these “roots” is considered to be a primary cause of suffering. Therefore the fewer poisons we have, the less we […]
3 Types of Tantra You May Encounter
In the West, particularly in North America, the conversation around different styles of and orientations to Tantra has largely been dominated by white/eurocentric viewpoints. Because the conversation regarding what is and is not “authentic tantric practice” has been largely dominated by this eurocentric viewpoint, the misperception has arisen that your ‘Tantra practice” can be categorized as […]