Westerners wanting to know about tantra - particularly the Buddhist tantra of Tibet - often find only speculation and fancy. Tibet has been shrouded in mystery, and 'tantra' has been called upon to name every kind of esoteric fantasy.
This collaboration is both true to the intent of the ancient Tibetan teachings and relevant to contemporary Western life.
Chögyam Trungpa (1940–1987) was a meditation master, teacher, and artist who founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books.