Beyond sex and self: what Tantra really is

Just what is Tantra? A hedonistic guide to sex? A demonic cult? Or a counter-cultural path of spiritual transformation?

Register for this online discussion event and find out, as Dr Jessica Frazier (University of Oxford), Tantric scholar Dr Madhu Khanna and Tibetan Buddhist Lama and traditional doctor, Dr Nida Chenagtsang explore what Tantra really is.

Part of the public programme accompanying the special exhibition Tantra: enlightenment to revolution (24 September 2020 – 24 January 2021).

To attend this online event

Click ‘Book now(Opens in new window)‘ to secure your place. The British Museum are hosting the event on Zoom – a free interactive streaming service that requires users to register in advance. If you do not already use Zoom, you can sign up using this registration link(Opens in new window).

If the event is fully booked, or you do not wish to use Zoom, you can also watch the event streamed live – as well as other events in the series – by subscribing to the British Museum’s live events YouTube channel(Opens in new window).

This event includes live captioning delivered by Stagetext(Opens in new window).

Pictured: Detail of Thangka (painting on textile) depicting Saraha and other Mahasiddhas, Tibet, 18th century. Courtesy of the British Museum.


Sep 24 2020


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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