Essential Tantra: A Modern Guide to Sacred Sexuality [NOOK Book]

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With more than 200 vivid illustrations, here is the complete guide to tantric lovemaking.

For the first time, Kenneth Ray Stubbs brings together the books of his beloved "Secret Garden Trilogy"--Tantric Massage, Sensual Ceremony, and Sacred Orgasms--into one complete volume. In this three-in-one book, couples will find the broadest range of creative ideas and resources available in any Tantric guide. ...
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Essential Tantra: A Modern Guide to Sacred Sexuality

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Overview

With more than 200 vivid illustrations, here is the complete guide to tantric lovemaking.

For the first time, Kenneth Ray Stubbs brings together the books of his beloved "Secret Garden Trilogy"--Tantric Massage, Sensual Ceremony, and Sacred Orgasms--into one complete volume. In this three-in-one book, couples will find the broadest range of creative ideas and resources available in any Tantric guide.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101091418
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 1/3/2000
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 674,307
  • File size: 14 MB
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Meet the Author

Kenneth Ray Stubbs is the author of Erotic Passions, Erotic Massage, and Secret Sexual Positions. A certified masseur, he has taught numerous courses on sensuality and sexuality for couples. His self-published sexual guides have sold more than a half-million copies.

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Table of Contents

Preface 1
Introduction to the Essential Tantra 3
Tantric Massage
Invitation 11
Introduction 12
What You Need 15
Meditative Massage Guidelines 16
Reminders 18
Health 20
Preparations 22
The Massage, the Meditation 27
Beginning 28
Back 31
Back of Legs 40
Back Side Conclusion 45
Arms 47
Hands 52
Front of Legs 57
Feet 60
Front Torso 66
Genitals: Male 72
Genitals: Female 78
Neck and Head 94
Face 99
Conclusion 108
Appendix Eroticizing Safer Sex 110
Acknowledgments 112
Epilogue 113
Sensual Ceremony
Acknowledgments 116
Preface 117
Invitation 119
Introduction 121
1. Touching the Heart: Ceremonial Sensual Pleasuring 123
2. Kissing the Joy as It Flies: Giving the Gift 127
The Secret Garden Ceremony
3. Ritual Accouterments: Accessories 139
4. The Inner Garden: Guided Imagery 145
5. Sensual Communion: Feeding 151
6. Ceremonial Waters: Body and Foot Bathing 165
7. Temple of the Spirit: Massage 181
Tantric Explorations
8. Equanimity: Solo Meditations 193
9. Energy Dance: Mutual Meditations 203
Epilogue 221
Sacred Orgasms
Sources 227
Acknowledgments 229
Introduction 231
I. Sex and Orgasm: Ordinary and Out-of-the-Ordinary 240
1. The Spirit and the Flesh 240
2. Out-of-the-Ordinary Orgasms 247
II. Four Paths 261
3. Tantra 261
4. Taoism 270
5. Quodoushka 275
6. Massage As Meditation 278
III. Orgasm As Transformation 287
7. Signposts 287
8. The Anatomy of a Being 290
9. The Four Types of Orgasms 306
10. The Two Functions of Orgasm 313
11. The Integration Meditations 315
12. Conclusion 327
Epilogue 331
Afterword: Sacred Sexual Positions
Introduction 337
Visual Essay 338
About the Author and Illustrators 355
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2001

    A good title

    The massage techniques were well-illustrated and explained. I found the solo and mutual meditation techniques to be very valuable knowledge. Though this isn't a book to buy if you're looking for sexual positions (though there are a few at the end), they're not explained at all. But if you're not looking for a book on sexual positions, you won't be dissapointed. This book is full of many suggestions and techniques to deepen your relationship.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2000

    A good book, to me

    I thought the massage procedures were well-explained and well-illustrated. The other chapters were also very interesting and helpful, and no detail was missed on how to obtain the right preparation and settings for a ceremony. A not forgotten part on safety and health; historical and philosophical infos; it has it all!!!

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