What is the, tantric Practice of, maithuna? Maithuna, a classic tantric ritual Maithuna or Tantra alchemy of Lovemaking Maithuna, or ritual sex, is the concluding part of a long, five-part ceremony known as the five Ms, or panca-makara. The preliminary stages involve taking madya (wine matsya (fish mamsa (meat) and mudra (parched grain). The Ritual of Bodily Union. Maithuna is the most well-known of all tantric rituals it is practiced by the Dakshinakara tantric line (right-handed path) as well as by the followers of the Vamacara tantra (left-handed path). Category: Sex Created: The Sanskrit word Maithuna is used in Hindu Tantras (esoteric scriptures) to refer to the sacrament (sacred ritual) of sexual union between husband and wife. Sacred Sexuality Sunyata Satchitananda Evolving through Tantra Workshop,Agama Yoga, Rishikesh,India The, fool s Procession: Disciplined Madness at a Black Maithuna The unspoken sacrament for couples is the answer to the age old search. Before we can take the journey to discover Maithuna, both men and women must first understand the role of women within the contacts of this subject. Tantric Ritual, Ceremony Journeys. In Tantra the sex act is a sacred ritual (Maithuna) or ceremony (puja) and is intended to transform the participants. It is expected to generate pleasure and transcendental blissnot being limited to ego-personality gratification. Sexual rituals fall into two categories: culture-created, and natural behaviour, the human animal having developed sex rituals from evolutionary instincts for reproduction, which are then integrated into society, and elaborated to include aspects such as marriage rites, dances, etc.