The Sexual Teachings of the White Tigress: Secrets of the Female Taoist Masters

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By Hsi Lai

Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company


Hsi Lai
Hsi Lai has been a practicing Taoist for over 25 years, studying Chinese language, healing arts, and philosophy with many notable teachers. He lectures throughout the world on Taoism and its practices. He began his research into White Tigress techniques in 1986 under the guidance of one of More...



• Reveals how the sexual practices of the White Tigress can preserve and restore a woman's physical youthfulness and mental energy.

• The first modern guide to White Tigress techniques, the only sexual teachings exclusively for women.

• Reveals for the first time in English the hidden teachings of immortaless Hsi Wang Mu, a White Tigress from 3,000 years ago.

• Provides Western medical correlations to substantiate White Tigress practices.

White Tigress women undertake disciplined sexual and spiritual practices to maintain their beauty and youthfulness, realize their full feminine potential, and achieve immortality. Revealed here for the first time in English are the secrets of the White Tigress that have all but disappeared from the world. Under the guidance of Madame Lin, the matriarch of a distinguished White Tigress lineage still in existence in Taiwan, Hsi Lai was given the privilege to study these practices and record them from a modern perspective so they will be forever preserved. 

The vast majority of Taoist texts on alchemy, meditation, and sexuality are directed at male practitioners. The Sexual Teachings of the White Tigress presents traditions that focus on women, traditions that stem from a long line of courtesans and female Taoists. Translations of the ancient teachings from a rare White Tigress manual dating back 3,000 years explain the sexual and spiritual refinement of ching (sexual energy), chi (vital energy), and shen (consciousness)--the Three Treasures of Taoism--the secret to unlocking eternal youthfulness and immortality.

"With this wonderful record of White Tigress teachings compiled by Hsi Lai, we are assured that our philiosophy and knowledge will not pass into oblivion . . . the teachings will now find a new fertile ground in which to grow."
Madame Lin

"Fascinating and mind-expanding, Sexual Teachings offers readers a unique perspective on sexuality, spirituality, health, and the meaning of life."

Spirit of Change, March/April 2002

". . . one of the first books detailing how to become a 'White Tigress' and have incredible sex, while becoming more spiritual."
Diane Wilde, SHE magazine, 06/03