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Vegan Tantra is about the history, philosophy, rituals, symbolism, and applications of Eastern Tantra and Western Magic, and their ancient, inseparable bond with Veganism going at least as far back as 10,000 B.C.. The original tantric experiences of mankind underlie the birth of song, dance, poetry, painting and all other forms of art that have laid the very foundations of our religions and cultures as we know them today. Recent literature associating Tantra with indulgent sex and black magic is not baseless, but it only represents a very limited aspect of a system of knowledge that is dynamic, all encompassing and constantly evolving as we are ourselves. The dictionary definition of magic is - the power of apparently influencing events by using mysterious or supernatural forces. Tantra is exactly that, the science of influencing events by using forces of nature. Tantra and Magic have both been misunderstood for many years to represent evil, non-serious or even fictional practices. Tantrics actually believe that the entire manifest universe is alive and governed by laws of a higher intelligence we can choose to call God or nature. They believe, that just like the numerous cells in a human body that make up different organs to sustain a larger organism, all parts of nature are constantly communicating and engaging with each other in an eternal dance of competition and cooperation to evolve together as a whole. While much knowledge of the many tantric practices of ancient civilizations has been lost during the dark ages, what survives unmistakably and most importantly is the fact that whether we know it or not we are all tantrics, little magicians, doing Tantra in our everyday lives. The question remains only of our awareness and the purpose of this book is to share exactly that. Vegan-Tantra traces the development and culmination of various pre-historic systems of magic into the three source texts of the Indian Vedas, the Greek Hermetica and the Chinese I-Ching, which further shaped the face of all major world religion to come later. What the Vedic tradition was to religions of Hindusim, Buddhism and Jainism in the Eastern Word, Hermeticism was to the religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the West. Similarly the I Ching went on to influence the Bon, Taoism and Confucianism. However, the consolidation of social power to build empires over thousands of years led to the process of politicization and industrialization of these religions ultimately culminating in the very suppression of Tantra and magic. This book maps the journey of the rise and fall of the original nature worshiping religion of mankind, known as Tantra, and its elusive practitioners called Tantrics. Also discussed are diverse themes such as tantric techniques of increasing sexual bliss, heightening creative/intuitive abilities, use of psychoactive substances to develop extra sensory perceptions, reincarnation, life after death, ancient alchemy, modern psychology, the science behind new age fields of music/sound therapy, colour therapy, bio-mimicry and the pit-falls of black magic using animal sacrifice. Using several quotes from the four Vedas and the Hermetica, studying the life of their authors and with references to many anecdotes, characters and archetypes form eastern and western mythology the book promises to be a roller coaster ride through the fabled world of Eastern Tantra and Western Magic encountering celestial nymphs, dreadful monsters and orgiastic celebrations from our sexually brilliant past. In a nutshell Vegan Tantra is about the eternal tantric truth of 'All is One' - the unity of all life without any bounds or exceptions. It is your journey through words to experientially feel that truth and with it be born again as your higher, more complete self. It is a book to awaken and empower the tantric in you, so that you may use your magical powers in life, at least when it matters the most, starting from right now!