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Tantra and Enlightenment

OK, so few enter the world of Tantra looking for enlightenment, or at least few enter knowing that they are looking for enlightenment. Most come for better sex, to find intimacy or to improve relationships. But perhaps all of these …

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Paradise Calls

What stops you from walking back into Eden? I, woman, am Paradise.  The cicadas’ call is my heart beat; the sun shine radiates through my skin; the waves emerge out of my womb; the moon shines in my soul. What …

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The Pitfalls of Tantra

In most traditional paths of Tantra and Taoist Sexual Practices you often hear of the importance to “purify” before cultivating sexual energy. The Taoists teach that because sexual energy is immensely creative, it will enhance and grow everything. Thus if …

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Invitation from Shakti to Shiva

O Divine Masculine I love you and I love your desire to open me I truly want to receive your gift Your divine penetration But I ask for one thing: In order for my true shakti to come and play …

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Where Surrender meets Control

Tantra is sometimes defined as the meeting of, and transcendance of, apparent opposites. Recently, the circumstances in my life have made it clear that I have been carrying a split between surrender and control. As I observed this, I began …

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Creation Myth

Once upon a time there was a huge endless sky that was the size of eternity. He was boundless and had no edges, made of pure Nothingness. And he was pure unchanging consciousness, Heaven. There also was a vast earth …

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Ashamed of Living Fully?

It seems to me that many people are ashamed of living fully. Children just live whatever moves through them, tears, giggles, screams, silence. But soon the adults put a stop to any emotions that they themselves cannot handle. Think about …

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What are we learning in Tantra workshops?

There are many misconceptions about Tantra workshops…what they are for, what goes on, what one is expected to do! Often it seems people are afraid that they will be expected to cross boundaries that they are not ready for, when …

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The Energetic Flow of Sexual Chi

In Taoism, sexual energy is seen to flow from yin (contracted, innermost) to yang (expanded, outermost) in a continuous cycle, like the seasons. It’s most yin form, like the deep winter, is potential sexual energy and is like a deep hum in …

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What is Tantra?

Just what is Tantra? There is so much confusion to this question in this rapidly expanding spiritual field. Perhaps that is because the actual word “Tantra” refers to some very ancient texts, and yet a lot of what is being …