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Tantric Sex Tips — Love Kit Giveaway!

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Centuries old, Tantric practices are part of a much larger Hindu/Vedic tradition of which sexuality is only part.   The full practice of Tantra is a lifelong spiritual quest that demonstrates the interconnectedness of everything and includes yoga, meditation, and breath work as well as sexual techniques.  The Western and more modern interpretation of Tantra has become synonymous with spiritual and sacred sexuality. Tantric books and practices explore and teach techniques that are capable of elevating the participants to a sublime and ecstatic spiritual plane.

Many teachers caution against the confusion associated with “tantric bliss” as a path to intense orgasmic pleasure.  In fact, the power of the practices is often the sublimation of orgasmic pleasure toward a rising spiritual energy of divine connection.

I am not an expert or even a devoted student of Tantric practices.  I have read some popular titles and seen a few videos that teach the techniques and spent some time researching the topic online.  There are more than 500,000 references listed in a Google Search for “Tantric Sex.” Yet even without an exhaustive education, the principles behind Tantric practice can go a long way in deepening the connection you share with your partner.

There are a few simple techniques that I often recommend to customers and clients without even situating them in the context of Tantra, which in fact is where they came from.

Step One:  Keep your eyes open. The idea of making love with your eyes open is one of the fundamentals of deep connection in intimacy.  It is surprisingly harder to do than you might expect.   Move toward this idea as an intention, rather than a rule; you will be amazed as the collection of glimpses that will reshape how you think about your partner and yourself.  It is not easy to be seen, even by the people we love.  Truly witnessing the act of love is profoundly transformative.

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Wendy Strgar

Wendy Strgar, founder and CEO of Good Clean Love, is a loveologist who writes and lectures on Making Love Sustainable, a green philosophy of relationships which teaches the importance of valuing the renewable resources of love, intimacy and family.  In her new book, Love that Works: A Guide to Enduring Intimacy,  she tackles the challenging issues of sustaining relationships and healthy intimacy with an authentic and disarming style and simple yet innovative adviceIt has been called "the essential guide for relationships."  The book is available on ebook.  Wendy has been married for 27 years to her husband, a psychiatrist, and lives with their four children ages 13- 22 in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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10:07PM PST on Jan 11, 2014

ty, for this post, care2

10:50AM PDT on Apr 8, 2013

nice article thanks

2:44PM PDT on Apr 7, 2013

yes, one has to be present in the moment .Focusing on their parntner and not just the act of having sex but the intimacy of pleasure with the one you care about

2:26PM PDT on Apr 7, 2013

thanks :-)

3:33PM PDT on Mar 18, 2013

Good guide to finding the right partner - someone you can keep your eyes open with!

10:34AM PDT on Sep 20, 2011

Thank you--this is beautiful!

4:02PM PDT on Jun 18, 2011

I'm in... we're BOTH in.

7:53AM PDT on Apr 26, 2011

Would love to try it :)

9:06PM PDT on Mar 25, 2011

If this giveaway is still going, I would love to win.

6:50PM PST on Feb 28, 2011

I would love to try this.

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