Vena Ramphal
Dr. Vena Ramphal has a PhD in Philosophy and Gender. Her work brings the essence of the Indian pleasure traditions of tantra and the kama sutra to 21st century, Western living.

Based in London, UK, Vena is a speaker, writer and coach on erotic intimacy and romance. For upcoming events, go to

Her views on subjects such as open relationship, divorce and the conscious cultivation of sexual pleasure are often unconventional and challenging. Check out

Vena is often quoted in the press for her expertise. She is delighted to write for the Huffington Post.

Blog Entries by Vena Ramphal

The January Divorce Urge

Posted 4 January 2012 | 18:44:54 (EST)

Christmas 2004 - it was the last Christmas I spent as a married woman. I remember it distinctly. I was deeply unhappy and in my heart I knew that I no longer wanted to be in this marriage, but in my head I hadn't made that decision. It felt overwhelming...

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Why Sex Is Always More Than Just Sex

Posted 18 October 2011 | 16:08:03 (EST)

I've been thinking about how we inhabit our sexual energy. When we think of sex, we usually focus on the external experience - the activity between the people involved. But each of us also has a relationship with our own sexual energy. I'm going to offer a bold suggestion: how...

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