Advocates of Tantra, such as Tantric practitioner Elisa Caro, report improved intimacy and healing from trauma, while others, such as cultural critic Vikram Zutshi, warn of cultural appropriation and the extreme reduction of esoteric philosophies.

Along with Professor of Religious Studies, Sthaneshwar Timalsina, we discuss how Tantra has been adapted for secularised and capitalist environments, and what the potential impacts of this adaptation are.
We’ll see how Tantra is becoming simultaneously subject to greater popularity and scrutiny…