The Essential Tantra: A Modern Guide to Sacred Sexuality

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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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Overview

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: 9781585420148
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/3/2000
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 646,112
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.97 (d)

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

The Essential Tantra Preface
Introduction to the Essential Tantra

TANTRIC MASSAGE

Invitation
Introduction
What You Need
Meditative Massage Guidelines
Reminders
Health
Preparations
The Massage, the Meditation
Beginning
Back
Back of Legs

Back Side Conclusion
Arms
Hands
Front of Legs
Feet
Front Torso
Genitals: Male
Genitals: Female
Neck and Head
Face
Conclusion

Appendix: Eroticizing Safer Sex
Acknowledgments
Epilogue

SENSUAL CEREMONY

Acknowledgments
Preface
Invitation
Introduction
1. Touching the Heart: Ceremonial Sensual Pleasuring
2. Kissing the Joy as It Flies: Giving the Gift

The Secret Garden Ceremony
3. Ritual Accouterments: Accessories
4. The Inner Garden: Guided Imagery
5. Sensual Communion: Feeding
6. Ceremonial Waters: Body and Foot Bathing
7. Temple of the Spirit: Massage

Tantric Explorations
8. Equanimity: Solo Meditations
9. Energy Dance: Mutual Meditations

Epilogue

SACRED ORGASMS

Sources
Acknowledgments
Introduction

I. Sex and Orgasm: Ordinary and Out-of-the-Ordinary
1. The Spirit and the Flesh
2. Out-of-the-Ordinary Orgasms

II. Four Paths
3. Tantra
4. Taoism
5. Quodoushka
6. Massage as Meditation

III. Orgasm as Transformation
7. Signposts
8. The Anatomy of a Being
9. The Four Types of Orgasms
10. The Two Functions of Orgasm
11. The Integration Meditations
12. Conclusion

Epilogue

AFTERWORD: SACRED SEXUAL POSITIONS

Introduction
Visual Essay

About the Author and Illustrators

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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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