When I arrived from India to the UK in 1998, there was not much Tantra happening. The notion many people carried about it was limited to a general belief that it is something to do with free sex, orgies, candles, incense and a few feathers thrown in.
We profile Rohan, Amitabha, Shanti and others who have used meditation to enrich, heal and guide them through the challenges of life – from a major life-change to changing nappies!
This month is a bumper one for creativity! We have poems from Rudra on the joy of life and an Invitation to Shiva from Kalyani; music from Praful and Peru album ‘Breathing Love’ and Tantric sculpture from Anil.
By following the call of creativity, I found the essence of life. I was nine years old and sitting in the backyard of my parents’ home under a tree, lost in contemplation.
Participants from the first Sacred India Tour share some of their highlights. From the funeral pyres and pujas of Varanasi, to the sacred sexuality of Khajuraho; from the ecstasy of Osho’s enlightenment tree to the simplicity of his birth place
November saw the completion of the Vigyan Bhairav Tantra meditation retreat trilogy – some of the Indian participants had also participated on the previous two retreats and so experienced an astonishing 108 meditations in all.