page is a first point of contact for the Open Tantra Discussion
Group. The group is an informal network of friends who meet
regularly to discuss their experience working with traditional tantra
yogic disciplines and share the company of like minded people. It is affiliated with the Centre for Applied Tantric Studies, based in Cambridge in England. Many
of us are initiates of the late Shri Gurudev Mahendaranath's western
householder transmission of the tantric Nath lineage, but this is
not a requirement for participating.
group approaches tantrika from an experiential and meditative perspective
applying different yogic methods to everyday life. As these are
occult yogas they are not without risk, but this is mitigated through
the wide experience and support of individuals who are part of the
there are active individuals in England. Collectively the group has its own email discussion
group and 'members only' Wiki. A Wiki is a site where everyone can
collaborate on the content. The most well-known and widely used
Wiki is the Portland
group also provides links to more esoteric groupings including AMOOKOS,
Shambhala Calyx and various Nath and Kaula encampments
and zonules internationally.
is by invitation, but expressions of interest in the group may be
sent in the first instance by email.
This should include an outline of your understanding of what tantra
is about and why you wish to become involved with this type of group.