In Tantra: The Cult of the Feminine, one of Europe’s foremost Tantric authors and teachers, Andre Van Lysebeth, gives readers a balanced, well-informed. Tantra: The Cult of the Feminine reveals a practical and balanced, modern view of the secret teachings of Tantric yoga. Van Lysebeth discloses the sexual. André Van Lysebeth (October 10, – January 28, ) was a Belgian yoga instructor and author whose books about yoga have been translated into many languages. He is also known for a quintessential book on human sexuality he took thirty years of his life to write, ‘Tantra: The Cult of.

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The Cult of the Feminine’. He is one of the first Westerners to have practiced and taught yoga.

André Van Lysebeth

Soon enough, he heard about a famous Indian yoga teacher, Swami Sivananda. In Rishikesh, he met Shivananda and attended his classes in his yoga institute, today known as the Sivananda Ashram. During the following years, he went back to the school of his Master several lyaebeth, again driving his car all the way to India and then, as the flights became cheaper, by plane.


He became a popular teacher and lhsebeth a book, “Yoga Self-Taught”. In the seventies, he started a new project, “the Yoga Vacation”, that consisted in holidaying in a pleasant place, such as in a quiet resort in Spain or in Italy, and twice a day or more meeting for a yoga practice, a pranayama practice lusebeth another suchlike practice.

This became popular and led him to a new project, “the Yoga Teacher Training”. In the yoga field, everybody knew him.

adre From then to his death, he kept teaching yoga classes and teacher training courses during the year and animating yoga vacations during the summertime. But it isn’t all yet: This magazine was simply called “Yoga”.

André Van Lysebeth – Wikipedia

He wrote it singlehandedly from to Shivananda wasn’t his only yoga teacher. He met and learned with countless others he met during one of his trips to India, where he went at least once a year from to his death.


Among the other teachers, let us mention K. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Association Belge des Enseignants et Pratiquants de Yoga.

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