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Best Tantra Books Everyone Should Read

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Tantra books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Tantra Illuminated: The Philosophy, History, and Practice of a Timeless Tradition (2013)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadThis book takes readers on a fascinating journey to the very heart of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices. Since the West’s discovery of Tantra 100 years ago, there has been considerable fascination, speculation, and more than a little misinformation about this spiritual movement. Now, for the first time in the English language, Tantra Illuminated presents an accessible introduction to this sacred tradition that began 1,500 years ago, in the far north of India. The book uses translations from…
Author(s): Christopher D Wallis

2. Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life (2015)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should Read***A NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER*** An essential exploration of why and how women’s sexuality works—based on groundbreaking research and brain science—that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.Researchers have spent the last decade trying to develop a “pink pill” for women to function like Viagra does for men. So where is it? Well, for reasons this book makes crystal clear, that pill will never be the answer—but as a result of the research that’s gone into it, scientists in the last few years have learned more about how women’s…
Author(s): Nagoski Ph.D., Emily

3. Tantra: The Supreme Understanding (2009)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadIn this all-time best seller, Osho discusses the mystical insights found in the ancient Tantric writings, and the many significant Tantric meditation techniques that are as relevant to the modern-day seeker as they were to those in earlier times.As always, Osho brings his own unique blend of wisdom, humor, and thought-provoking inspiration to even this complex subject, making it accessible to the widest possible audience.   …
Author(s): Osho

4. Kundalini Tantra/2012 Re-print/ 2013 Golden Jubilee edition (2001)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadThis is a totally revised Edition of Kundalini Tantra brought out by Yoga Publications Trust which has been formed as a separate entity exclusively for Publishing the Books brought out by Bihar School Of Yoga.Kundalini Yoga is a part of the tantric tradition. Even though you may have already been introduced to yoga, it is necessary to know something about tantra also. Since ancient times, the wise have realised that mind can be expanded and that experiences do not necessarily depend on the object. This means that if somebody is playing music, I can hear it, and if somebody has painted a picture, I can see it, but I can also see if…
Author(s): Swami Satyananda Saraswati

5. Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire (2014)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadNew edition of this perennial classic. “The best introductory work on Tibetan Buddhist tantra available today.”—Janet Gyatso, Harvard UniversityWhat is tantra? Who is qualified to practice it? How should it be practiced? What are the results? According to Buddhism, every human being has the potential to achieve profound and lasting happiness. And according to the tantric teachings of Buddhism, this remarkable transformation can be realized very quickly if we utilize all aspects of our human energy——especially the energy of our desires. Introduction to…
Author(s): Lama Thubten Yeshe, Jonathan Landaw, et al.

6. Tantric Sex: Step by Step Guide to Tantric Secrets for Meditation, Transformation, Dating, Massage, Yoga with Sex Positions. The Ecstasy for the Soul and Sexual Energy. (Tantra for Man and Woman) (2019)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadThe Tantric Lоvе and Sеx SесrеtѕHow Pеrfесt is уоur ѕеx life?Does ѕеx tоtаllу thrill you?Dо уоu асhіеvе sexual ѕаtіѕfасtіоn?Aѕ a wоmаn, hоw оftеn dо уоu rеасh оrgаѕm?Is your ѕеx lіfе bеhіnd сlоѕеd door fun or do you rееl frоm sexual dіѕѕаtіѕfасtіоn аѕ a rеѕult оf lack оf ѕеxuаl аdvеnturе?Thеn this book is fоr уоu.Yоu wіll Lеаrn thе fоllоwіng іn thіѕ book: This соmрrеhеnѕіvе іntrоduсtіоn tо tаntrіс ѕеxuаlіtу offers a radically dіffеrеnt аnd еxсіtіng nеw…
Author(s): Tamara Edelweiss

7. Urban Tantra, Second Edition: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century (2017)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadIf you think sexual and spiritual bliss can’t be found in today’s fast-paced world, you haven’t experienced Urban Tantra. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Urban Tantra, acclaimed sex educator Barbara Carrellas radically updates the ancient practice of Tantra for modern sexual explorers desiring to discover new frontiers. With a juicy mix of erotic how-to and heart-centered spiritual wisdom, this updated edition includes a brand-new introduction, up-to-date references and resources, a new take on the possibilities and responsibilities of Tantra in today’s world, plus new and cutting-edge information to…
Author(s): Barbara Carrellas, Annie Sprinkle

8. Tantra: Path of Ecstasy (1998)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadTantra—often associated with Kundalini Yoga—is a fundamental dimension of Hinduism, emphasizing the cultivation of "divine power" (shakti) as a path to infinite bliss. Tantra has been widely misunderstood in the West, however, where its practices are often confused with eroticism and licentious morality. Tantra: The Path of Ecstasy dispels many common misconceptions, providing an accessible introduction to the history, philosophy, and practice of this extraordinary spiritual tradition. The Tantric teachings are geared toward the…
Author(s): Georg Feuerstein

9. Principles of Buddhist Tantra (2011)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadKirti Tsenshap Rinpoche was a renowned teacher of Tibetan Buddhism with students worldwide. Revered as a teacher by even the Dalai Lama, he was known especially as a master of Buddhist tantra, the powerful esoteric methods for attaining enlightenment swiftly. The teachings in this book are a singular record of his deep learning in that field. Originally delivered in California to a group of Western students, the teachings comment on a classic introduction to tantra by the nineteenth-century Mongolian lama Choje Ngawang Palden. The work, Illumination of the Tantric Tradition, is a staple…
Author(s): Tsenshap Rinpoche, Kirti, Ian Coghlan , et al.

10. Tantra: The Art of Conscious Loving (1989)

 Best Tantra Books Everyone Should ReadThis provocative and timely work, based on Charles and Caroline Muir’s popular seminars, offers modern couples ancient Tantric secrets for deepening relationships, intimacy, and passion. With the fear of AIDS and with couples too tired to tango because of double careers and parenting, sex is losing its luster. This unprecedented book familiarises readers with physical, spiritual, and emotional methods of achieving ecstasy in love….
Author(s): Charles Muir, Caroline Muir

Best Tantra Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some tantra books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Kundalini Tantra

Author(s): Satyananda Saraswati
ID: 2264310, Publisher: Yoga Publications Trust, Year: 6 May, 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub

The Tara Tantra: Tara's Fundamental Ritual Text (Tara-mula-kalpa) (Treasury of the Buddhist Sciences)

Author(s): Susan A. Landesman
ID: 2524646, Publisher: Wisdom Publications, Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

The Vajra Rosary Tantra: An Explanatory Tantra of the Esoteric Community Tantra

Author(s): Lozang Jamspal; David R. Kittay
ID: 2565981, Publisher: Wisdom Publications, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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