What is Tantra?

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Understanding Tantra

For anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of the transformative power of Tantra, Tantra Truth by Oscar Ichazo is an essential read. This engaging and insightful book provides a comprehensive introduction to the philosophy and practices of Tantra, as seen through the lens of Ichazo's Integral Philosophy.

Natural Energies

At the heart of the book is the idea that Tantra is a system of spiritual practice that uses the body's natural energies to help us transcend our limited sense of self and connect with a higher consciousness. Ichazo draws on his extensive knowledge of ancient texts and traditions to provide a detailed commentary on the key concepts of Tantra.

Framework for Growth

One of the most compelling aspects of the book is the way that Ichazo integrates his own unique insights and experiences into his commentary. As the originator of Integral Philosophy, he brings a wealth of practical knowledge and wisdom to his discussion of Tantra, offering readers a powerful framework for personal and spiritual growth.

Transformative Power of Tantra

Throughout the book, Ichazo presents complex ideas in a way that is accessible to both beginners and advanced practitioners, making this an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of Tantra.

"Tantra is the science of transmutation of the energy of the lower centers of attention into 'Innate Awareness in itself.'"
– Oscar Ichazo

About the Author

Oscar Ichazo is the originator of Integral Philosophy, which includes the Enneagram Theory of the Ego–Fixations. His groundbreaking work underscores the need to recognize human behavior from its lower levels to its higher understanding in order to meet the challenges of the current global situation and climate crisis. From this higher perspective, and with a unified effort based on an objective ethical understanding, we can face our planet's existential challenges with Unity and focus.

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Images of Isis by Vladimir Melnik  and of Amon by fotodaocomua used with permission of Shutterstock.