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New to the study of tantra

To: alt.magick.tantra
From: (lamont)
Subject: Re: New to the study of tantra
Date: 16 Jun 1997 10:56:00 -0700

In article <>, wrote:

> Snowwolf72 wrote:
> > 
> >  
> > A.A. sober ffor 2 1/2 years and surrender is something we often talk
> > about. I have read about it in my book on tantra and tarot, but I don't
> > think that I have really mastered it.
> Been AA 18 yrs. Go slow with Tantra. If you can obtain the
> book of secrets by Rajneesh it helps.

Osho (Rajneesh) is an excellent source for the discussion of surrender,
meditation and tantra.

The Book of Secrets (vol 1-5) is good, but has been out of print a while.

At the Feet of the Master has an extended discussion of surrender.

Meditation: First and Last Freedom provides thorough discussion of meditation.

I've been in AA 11 years and have come to accept that surrender is
absolutely essential to living a full, productive, joyful life. Surrender
in AA coincides with surrender in meditation, tantra and other spiritual
pursuits. One thing they all have in common is that you can't surrender by
thinking or reading about it. You have to actually do it--let go. Yes, I
know, easy to say. The only thing to remember about AA and tantra is that
you can explore anything, open up to anything, except for this: you don't
drink or use no matter what. If a spiritual ritual calls for sipping
alcohol, you dip your finger in the liquid and touch your forehead. Under
no circumstances do you drink.

I was told that Osho supported the weekly AA meetings that were held at
the Ranch in Oregon.


"You must make abdominals both a
physical and a mental priority."
           --John Hnatyschak

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