Tantra Articles + Videos

healing genital shame

A Tantric Practice for Healing Genital Shame

Our natural relationship with our bodies is one of wonder, curiosity & magic.  Genital shame is not something we are born with. It’s something that is passed on and imposed upon us. This shame cuts us off from our own bodies and the inherent wisdom which …

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IATE Tuition Increase Cancelled: A Love Note For Transparency

As you may know, IATE has been advertising an increase in tuition prices for the 2024-2025 ATCP school year and beyond. This planned increase in tuition was intended to coincide with IATE’s approval to provide government funded student loans from B.C Canada. Although our application ...
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Cultivating Pleasure Consciousness

Cultivating Pleasure Consciousness with Authentic Tantra’s 10-Spot

We live in a culture that prioritizes our pain by continually asking us how we are feeling on a pain scale. When you are at your doctor’s office you may be asked how you are feeling pain-wise on a scale from 1-10. While exercising you ...
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become a certified tantra teacher

How to become a Certified Tantra Teacher

First, what is Tantra? Contrary to the many ways Tantra is misrepresented in Western society, Tantra is an ancient spiritual science with many different roots and branches manifesting as various traditions, lineages, and practices. Some Tantric lineages include esoteric and practical teachings on using sexual pleasure ...
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conscious porn

Can porn be part of your healing practice?

In most mainstream porn, the focus is on the short-lived, climactic male ejaculatory orgasm. i.e. the “cum shot”.From a trained Tantrika’s perspective that in and of itself is deeply problematic. Add to that the unrealistic sexual expectations that are engendered due to the visual modeling ...
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solo sacred sexual healing

5 Tips for a Solo Sacred Sexual Healing Session 

Let’s talk about solo sacred sexual healing/self-pleasure sessions vs a masturbation session – because there is a huge difference between the two!  Not that there’s anything wrong with regular ole masturbation, but if that’s all you have ever experienced, you are very much missing out on ...
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Tantric Secrets for Cervical O’s

In Varayana Tantra, the central channel is understood to be the CORE of the life force energy in your body and where enlightened consciousness resides. The Central Channel (aka Sushmna Nadi or Uma Channel) runs in a vertical line from the soft spot on the ...
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pain during intimacy

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 ...
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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 ...
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get a master's degree in tantra

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 ...
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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 ...
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masters degree online in tantra

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 tantra training program to transfer those credits towards the completion of an advanced degree from an accredited university. IATE graduates may ...
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communicate during sex

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 ...
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vagus nerve

3 Ways Vajrayana Tantra Tones Your Vagus Nerve

Did you know that Vajrayana Tantra is an extremely effective somatic healing method for your vagus nerve? 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 ...
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transforming attachment

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 ...
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