Tantric Inspiration

Dropping Illusions

It has been a while since I’ve written anything here. I escaped the Nordic winter to Koh Phangan, Thailand, to do intensive yoga at Shri Kali Ashram. Three months of practice, swimming and sunshine on tropical island – sounds like a paradise, doesn’t it? Well, the time there was indeed great. Nothing to worry about, no hurry and no stress. What I did not expect, however, was that…
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Tantra vs. Neo-Tantra

When I first started with tantra, it was just one big blurry concept for me. Some years later I realized that there are more flavors to it, and I now have my feet in two worlds, traditional tantra and neo-tantra. I’m passing on what I’ve learned in my neo-tantric…
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3 Most Popular Posts of 2018

The 25th of January is the official birthday of Allthingstantra.com. A year ago I got the idea to start a tantra directory and blog. I wanted to make more sense of the tantra scene and help people find tantra teachers and schools around the world. Blogging has been an…
Tantric Yoga

Ashram Life

The first thought that comes to mind when I think of the word ashram is something quite monastery-like: quiet, ascetic, contemplative and coupled with some “karma yoga” such as cleaning toilets or cutting vegetables for lunch. I have visited ashrams two times before. The…
Tantric Inspiration

Finding Dharma

Perhaps the most puzzling question in my life has been “What am I here to do?” I have tried a multitude of approaches to life, at first being eager and enthusiastic about my new approach, and then finding yet another path to pursue. I was always hoping to find something…
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Sex And Power

I was first introduced to tantra through a teacher in Finland, Shanti Limnell. As I studied with her, my curiosity about tantra grew stronger and I naturally wanted to explore and learn more. In 2014 I participated in the Tantric Massage Therapist training in Estonia. It was…
Traditional Tantra

The Original Tantra, Part III

This is the third and the last part of the long article by a friend of mine, Anssi Pitkänen. I have translated his article from Finnish. The article is based on the book Tantra Illuminated by Christoper Wallis. You can read the first part here and the second part here. In…
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Wild Heart Transformation Training Starting

You are a child of God. You playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Tantric Sexuality

What Is Tantric Sex, Part II

I had a plan to write and publish something else this week, but we participated to Taki’h’s Intimacy Journey workshop last weekend and it inspired me to continue with Taki’h’s teachings right here. Taki’h has an excellent and thorough program…
Traditional Tantra

The Original Tantra, Part II

Here’s a second part of the article The Original Tantra. It’s a guest blog by a friend of mine, Anssi Pitkänen and I have translated the article from Finnish. As you can see, the so-called “neo-tantra” does not have much to do with the origins of…
Tantric Inspiration

Tantra Is Love - And Mud

Here we have the second part of the interview with two Osho Sannyasins, Hariprem and Kaulika. They held a workshop in Elontuli, Finland in July. The first part of the interview was about Osho as a person. You can read it here. In this second part, I asked What is Tantra and…
Tantric Sexuality

What is Tantric Sex? By Taki'h

This week I’m offering you a real gem from a friend of mine, an international tantra teacher Taki’h Dhyandeepa Antigoni from Remember Yourself. Taki’h has been studying, practicing and teaching tantra for a long time, and I’m very delighted to share her…