Sex Shamans



New Age / Esoterics


Kamaladevi McCLURE

Destiny Books

Inner Traditions

Language of origin

Infos :

336 pages
6 x 9
27 black-and-white illustrations


True Stories of Sacred Sexuality and Awakening

20 transformative stories and sexual healing practices from international pioneers in the sexual shamanism movement

  • Reveals intimate details about how each sex shaman overcame personal struggles with heartache, jealousy, mental illness, or social shame to realize their calling as a sacred sexual healer
  • Includes 20 in-depth embodiment exercises such as soul gazing, contacting your spirit guides, sexual divination, energetic sex, self-pleasuring, moon blood rituals, and sacred sexual storytelling
  • Includes contributions from 20 diverse voices in the sexual shamanism community, all part of the mystery school ISTA: International School of Temple Arts

Drawing on traditional and modern practices, a sex shaman uses the power of erotic energy as a healing medicine. They channel divine love and embrace sexuality freely, practicing polyamory, sexual healing, and even sex magic. They teach tantra, trance dance, kundalini yoga, and other techniques for healing shame, guilt, fear, and sexual trauma.

Designed to guide the reader on a journey into their own sacred sexual awakening, this book shares true stories from 20 visionary pioneers in the sexual shamanism movement, all of them associated with the International School of Temple Arts (ISTA), a mystery school that works to illuminate the path of sexual shamanism and heal the split between sex and spirit, release the shame surrounding sexual awakening, and inspire more sexual liberation around the world. The teachers reveal intimate details of their life stories and sexual awakening journeys, showing how, by surrendering to the wisdom of the erotic current of the universe, transformation occurs.

Each story is accompanied by an in depth embodiment exercise with step-by-step instructions, including soul gazing, contacting your spirit guides, sexual divination, energetic sex, self-pleasuring, moon blood rituals, and sacred sexual storytelling. Underlying these exercises is the belief that the body is a temple that opens with pleasurable worship so spirit may dwell more fully within.

The 20 contributors include Baba Dez Nichols, Bruce Lyon, Crystal Dawn Morris, Dawn Cherie, Deborah Taj Anapol, Ellie Wilde, Janine Ma-Ree, KamalaDevi McClure, Komala Lyra, Laurie Handlers, Lin Holmquist, Matooka Moonbear, Mia Mor, Ohad Pele Ezrahi, Patrik Olterman, Raffaello Manacorda, Ria Bloom, Sean O’Faolain, Stephanie Phillips, and Stephen SouLove.

Kamaladevi McCLURE

KamalaDevi McClure is a lead facilitator for the International School of Temple Arts (ISTA), traveling the world teaching the Spiritual Sexual Shamanic Experience. A spokesperson for tantra, polyamory, kink, and LGBTQ communities, her family starred in Showtime’s docuseries Polyamory: Married & Dating. She has also appeared on Dr. Drew, Tyra Banks, and in the award-winning documentary Sex Magic. She is the author of 4 books and lives in San Diego with her husband and their son.
Agence Schweiger

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