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Book: Buddhism in Five Minutes

Chapter: 47. Is Tantric Buddhism Just about Sex?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.40786


The short answer is “no.” Tantric sex—or more correctly “sexual yoga”—is a real phenomenon but that does not mean that it is practiced extensively, or by all tantric practitioners, or in a literal sense (in contrast to a visualized, imagined, sense in a meditational context), or all of the time.

Chapter Contributors

  • Nick Swann ( - nswann1298) 'University of South Wales'