Tantra Articles + Videos

AASECT Certified

How to get AASECT Certified

We have some exciting news for you….as you may or may not know, IATE was recently approved to offer ASSECT CED credits to their network of certified sexuality educators, counselors, and therapists.    For those who are unfamiliar, ASSECT is the often referred to as “The Gold …

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Can you practice Tantra when single?

Can you practice Tantra when single?

This week we answer a viewer’s question “Can I practice Tantra while single”? When folks ask us this question they are usually thinking of Neo-Tantra, which often portrays Tantric practice as more of a “couples intimacy exercise” than a several thousand year old spiritual tradition. ...
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hysterectomy and orgasm

Hysterectomy and orgasm

Tantric Sexology 101 Q&A – Can I still have cervical orgasms after hysterectomy?   This is a very common question for many yoni owners who have had a hysterectomy, and there is no easy answer to this.   As I explain in the video below ...
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black men and prostate cancer

Black Men and Prostate Cancer: Prevention Is The Best Medicine!

According to the advocacy organization ZERO Prostate Cancer, one in six Black men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. Research from the American Cancer Society shows Black men are more than twice as likely to die from the disease than other demographics. Research has ...
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heal sexual trauma with tantra

3 REASONS TO HEAL SEXUAL TRAUMA WITH TANTRA

1 – A BLOCK IN SEXUALITY IS A BLOCK EVERYWHERE… Most don’t realize how extensively sexual trauma and repression affects our everyday experience. Any degree of trauma or even harboring negative thoughts around sexual energy and behavior affects our ability to trust and connect with ...
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healing karma

Healing Karma With Sexual Tantra

We had an awesome question come in regarding healing karma with sexual tantra, essentially, is this a thing that we can do?   And the answer is “YES!”. Keep reading to find out exactly why and HOW…   Tibetan Medicine, which is inextricably woven with ...
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do you feel uncomfortable receiving oral pleasure?

Do you feel uncomfortable receiving oral pleasure?

This week Devi answers a viewer’s question about how to feel more comfortable receiving oral pleasure from her/their partner. Receiving oral pleasure can be super vulnerable and there are many reasons we may feel uncomfortable allowing ourselves to receive oral pleasure as Lotus owners. We ...
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your cervix on tantra

Your Cervix on Tantra!

We’ve been talking a lot about the cervix lately, largely because there’s just so much to talk about! Until recently, our society has been largely ignorant of the important role that the cervix can play in experiencing our full potential for pleasure as well as ...
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oral pleasure

How to reframe oral pleasure as a sacred offering of love

How can I enjoy giving oral pleasure to my male partner? First off, we want to note that not all men have a penis, and not all people with a penis are men. Please substitute the word “he” for “they” in this video and know ...
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is viagra bad for you?

Is Viagra Bad for You?

Long-term use of Viagra has been shown to cause some harmful side effects. But is Viagra bad for you even in small doses? The video below goes into more detail but in short Viagra is best used as a small part of a long-term holistic ...
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why can't I feel pleasure?

Why can’t I feel pleasure?

Today’s message touches upon a similar theme as our conversation from last week, and that is the role that trauma/wounding plays in our ability to experience our full capacity for pleasure. Last week I spoke about the ENORMOUS potential for pleasure available in our cervix, ...
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why does my cervix hurt during sex?

Why does my cervix hurt during s*x?

Did you know that as many as 75% of women may experience some type of pain during sexual penetration at some point? Although there may be numerous physiological causes for vaginal pain, an often overlooked cause of cervical pain is trauma, specifically trauma to the ...
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practice tantra while pooping

How to practice Tantra while pooping!

Vajrayana Tantra methods can be practiced literally every moment of every day, or, more realistically for me, as often as you can remember 😉 Recently I shared that you, I, we, we can practice tantra even while pooping! Yes, in Vajrayana Tantra we can engage ...
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Taoism vs Tantra

What’s The Difference Between Taoism and Tantra?

This video from IATE founder Devi Ward Erickson outlines the differences between Taoism and Tantra. Devi has been practicing and teaching Tibetan 5 Element Tantra since 2008 and was a monk of The Ishaya Order from 1999 -2008. Highlights from this video: Taoism and Tantra ...
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Can Tantra Heal Our Environment

How Can Tantra Heal Our Environment?

Welcome to 2024! We hope you had an enriching Holiday 🙂 As we turn the page to another year the need to cultivate healthy relationships with ourselves, each other, and our environment becomes more and more apparent. The Institute of Authentic Tantra Education is unique ...
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