Tantra Articles + Videos

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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3 types of tantra practice

3 Types of Tantra Practice 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 ...
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sex is vital to your tantra practice

3 Reasons Sex Is VITAL to Your Authentic Tantra Practice

Beyond the very basic human needs for sexual connection and pleasure, human sexual expression can be a powerful source of healing and transformation of consciousness.  Here are 3 reasons sex is VITAL to your authentic Tantra practice:  #1. YOUR HEALTH – Tibetan medicine, which uses ...
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tantra massage

What is “Tantra Massage”?

What is “Tantra Massage”??? In short, MARKETING! We recently received a question about Tantra Massage asking “is it a thing? Is it “real” Tantra? Is it helpful or harmful, what’s your view?” We thought this would be a perfect opportunity to share our view on the ...
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The #1 Key to Expanding Pleasure

In Authentic Tantra we teach a specific practice called the “Orgasmic Awareness Practice” This is a self-pleasure practice that is similiar to edging but with a tantric twist. This is the #1 practice we teach to:  Live in bliss and harmony Expand experiences of pleasure Cultivate multiple ...
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women of color

Tantra Can Heal Toxic Stress for Women of Color

Earlier this week, one of the most powerful Black women I know (who will also be a guest teacher for our upcoming Tantra Mastery for WOC course), sent me a text about this article: New Study Shows Why Depression in Black Women Is Often Overlooked ...
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JJ Brawley PSA

Public Notice Regarding “Tantra Teacher” JJ Brawley: Buyer BEWARE!

Please note ~ IATE is choosing to post this as a public service. Because this person continues to misrepresent themselves as being affiliated with 5 Element Tantra, and there is currently no regulatory board in the field of modern Tantra to whom we can report ...
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how to become a sexologist

How to Become a Sexologist

We invite you to join us in celebrating the IATE Class of 2022! Plus, find out how you can become a sexologist through our tantra training program. As of November 19th, 2022, these exceptional humans completed over 500 hours of training and practice in the ...
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Squirting vs. Female Ejaculate

The controversy surrounding “squirting” and female ejaculation continues! Most recently, researchers in Japan conducted an experiment to determine the source of squirting. The details of what they discovered can be found in the video below, but the long and short of it is – they discovered NOTHING ...
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healing vaginal pain

Healing Vaginal Pain with Tantra

Devi shares how to use Tantric mindfulness to antidote and resolve vaginal pain during intercourse! Sexual intimacy is one of the most profoundly pleasurable experiences we can have as human beings. But what happens when sex becomes painful or has always been painful? Many people ...
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What is Karma and How Can You Improve Yours?

The word “Karma” has been part of the modern lexicon for decades, but many folx don’t really understand what it IS and how it works. Karma is simply the universal law of cause and effect. It’s like the Universe’s “rules of the game of life”, ...
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The Importance of Lineage in Tantra

Have you ever wondered about the importance of lineage in Tantra? At IATE we make a big deal about our methods being lineage-based and Lama-approved, but why is that important in the realm of Tantra?    Tantra is a spiritual science originally developed in Northern India ...
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Tantric Tips for Kissing

Have you ever experienced a kiss that made every cell of your body tingle and dance with joy? Thinking back to that moment, what do you notice about your state of mind and body? At that moment when your lips touched and your cells came ...
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Tips for Staying Present in Your Body During Sex

Being present in your body is the #1 key to tantric intimacy… Presence must be cultivated and practised in every area of life! When we become present to our sensory experience, we become present in our bodies and are momentarily freed from our habitual thought patterns and ...
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