Monday, January 08, 2007

Llewellyn Journal has just published our article on Women and Tantra. It begins:

Most classical Tantric texts seem to have been written primarily with men in mind. For example, the Gheranda Samhita, a 16th-century Tantric/Yogic text advises: “By virtue of this Yoga, the Bindu-Siddhi (retention of seed) is obtained, and when that Siddhi is obtained what else can he not attain in this world.” Similarly much of the popular mythology about Tantric sex focuses on prolonged lovemaking and concomitant male staying-power (retention of seed), as if that were the defining feature of the Tantric experience.

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We'll be teaching an introductory class, "The Essence of Tantric Sensuality", at the Learning Annex, New York, March 20, 2007.

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