Tantrika: Traveling the Road of Divine Love

Paperback | May 11, 2004

byAsra Nomani

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A Foreign Correspondent's Search for Her Cultural and Spiritual Identity

What began as an assignment from her editor at the Wall Street Journal to investigate "America's hottest new fad," the secrets of sexual ecstasy in Tantra, became a story that would lead reporter Asra Nomani halfway around the world and change forever her life, faith, and self-identity. From a New Age Tantric seminar in Santa Cruz to sitting at the feet of the Dalai Lama in India, from meditation caves in Thailand to crossing the Khyber Pass with Muslim militants and staring down the barrel of an Afghan soldier's AK-47, Nomani's trek unexpectedly climaxes in Pakistan, where she risks great danger in joining the hunt for kidnapped fellow reporter Danny Pearl. She travels the globe in search of this elusive "divine love," but ultimately hers is a journey of self-discovery in which the divine within herself and within all women -- all "tantrikas" -- is revealed.

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A Foreign Correspondent's Search for Her Cultural and Spiritual IdentityWhat began as an assignment from her editor at the Wall Street Journal to investigate "America's hottest new fad," the secrets of sexual ecstasy in Tantra, became a story that would lead reporter Asra Nomani halfway around the world and change forever her life, fai...

A Foreign Correspondent's Search for Her Cultural and Spiritual IdentityWhat began as an assignment from her editor at the Wall Street Journal to investigate "America's hottest new fad," the secrets of sexual ecstasy in Tantra, became a story that would lead reporter Asra Nomani halfway around the world and change forever her life, fai...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.69 × 5.5 × 0.76 inPublished:May 11, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062517147

ISBN - 13:9780062517142

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from emotionally beautiful, touching, inspiring asra nomani's words and experiences and emotions resonated in my soul and brought tears to my eyes. as a pakistani muslim woman growing up in canada and struggling with identity, culture, religion, and life, asra's book made me cry and laugh and feel not so alone anymore. thank you asra for touching my life and soul.
Date published: 2005-07-28

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“Nomani writes with searing honesty about journeys of the body and soul.”