Tantra Quotes

Tantra Quotes by Frederick Lenz, Mata Amritanandamayi, Rajneesh, Indra Sinha, Dalai Lama, Slavoj ЕЅiЕѕek and many others.

Tantra is the perception of the oneness and the perfection of all things. Not just the perception of light, but the perception of darkness, seeing God in both beauty and horror.
In tantra we have complete faith in the winds of eternity. The key to tantra yoga is to feel that you are not the doer, that you cannot possibly act. All you have to do in life is to accept.
Tantra is the left-handing path, meaning it is the road less taken.
Practitioners of tantra don’t decide to break the rules. They are not particularly hung up on having sex or eating meat or drinking alcohol. They don’t strive to do these things, nor do they strive to avoid them.
There is the path of karma, selfless action, the path of love and devotion, the path of training the mind and the path of Yoga, mantra and tantra this is what the various saints advocated.
People who are capable of practicing tantra are individuals who have meditated for many, many years and developed very strong and powerful states of attention.
Tantra says be real, be authentic to yourself. Your happiness is not bad; it is good. It is not sin! Only sadness is sin, only to be miserable is sin. To be happy is virtue because a happy person will not create unhappiness for others. Only a happy person can be a ground for others’ happiness.
The tantras can be very confusing for a person who is new to Buddhism, and for several thousand years the rule was not to expose a person or a new monk to the tantras until they had practiced for many, many years.
Tantra is not sexual yoga. When the word tantra is used in the West, very often people immediately associate it with some kind of sexual yoga in which you use sex as a vehicle for enlightenment.
In tantra we don’t believe in commandments. We believe in the moment and the truth that is applicable for that moment, as best we can sort it out with our heart, our intuition, our knowledge, our common sense.
Lovers have known sometimes what saints have not known.
Some people go into tantra with the idea, sort of an intellectual approach, that now they can just do everything and stay high. That doesn’t work at all.
Tantra involves radical change, a change in states of awareness.
If you think that material success will bring you happiness, relationships, people, places, things, fame, fortune, you definitely should not practice tantra.
I was invited by a publisher to write the text for Tantra.[1] Having done some research, what fascinated me was the evidence that many ‘tantric’ ideas actually came to India from the Mediterranean. It is rather a dry read and debunks reports of orgies and sexual mischief – sorry to disappoint.
Indra Sinha
Success, failure, pain, small furry animals, household products, freeways, Star Wars systems – all are interlinked in the dance of tantra, the disco of the mind, the ballroom of cosmic consciousness.
Tantra is not for a hedonist at all. It won‘t work. If you’re heavily attracted to sensual experiences, tantra will definitely not be of any use to you.
The tantras are ancient sacred books of India and Tibet. The tantras detail specific means for attaining liberation.
Tantra is for the desperate. Unless you’ve really experienced pain and suffering, tantra won’t work. Unless you’ve really experienced exultation and ecstasy, tantra won’t work.
Tantra is quicker; but for some people it can be spiritually disastrous.
The advanced education in Tantra obviously has to do with the entrance into samadhi, the negation of the self. That is what the path of negation means, not the negation of life, but the negation of anything that is not enlightenment.
If you wait for your natural soul mate to meet with you, it will be just like waiting for lightning with which to read your Bible. And you will not be able to read much either. For a moment it is there, and by the time you have opened the Bible it is gone.
Tantra does not seek any type of experience, nor does it avoid it.
Tantra is only recommended for someone who has a very developed will power, a terrific sense of humor, and a sense that nothing else matters but God and self-realization.
Samsara – our conditioned existence in the perpetual cycle of habitual tendencies and nirvanagenuine freedom from such an existence- are nothing but different manifestations of a basic continuum. So this continuity of consciousness us always present. This is the meaning of tantra.
Tantra is for extremists, but balanced extremists.
Tantra is non-dogmatic, in the sense that we don’t care about the sensual world; we don’t care about other religious traditions. To not care doesn’t mean that we don’t learn.
In tantra, samsara is viewed as the same thing as nirvana. Eating a hamburger is meditation.
Tantra is the science of transforming ordinary lovers into soul mates. And that is the grandeur of Tantra. It can transform the whole earth; it can transform each couple into soul mates.
Our biological body itself is a form of hardware that needs re-programming through tantra like a new spiritual software which can release or unblock its potential.
Tantra means the avoidance of a set or defined form of spirituality. Tantra is intuitive self-discovery.
ItВґs time we saw sex as the truly sacred art that it is. A deep meditation, a holy communion and a dance with the force of creation.
Some people, of course, say they’re practicing tantra. There are a lot of books on tantric sexual practice in local bookstores. These are usually pretty silly books.
These seven centers, these seven chakras Yoga and Tantra have talked about down the ages, are nothing but five knots in your body electric current. They can be changed; they can be rearranged. They can be given a new shape, form. Two lovers can be transformed so deeply that all their seven centers can start meeting.
The only problem that occurs in the practice of tantra is when you don’t practice tantra and fool yourself. You get caught up in powerful vortexes of negative energy which pull you into the lower bardo regions … into the mud.