For some strange reason, down the ages, there has been a war of minds about the virtues or damages of using pleasurable states as a support for spiritual awakening.
Sarita has always lived her life with passion – here she describes how, and the joy, beauty and abundance that comes from following your soul calling.
Conscious conception, pregnancy and orgasmic birth are subjects which are vital for human happiness and for the well being of the planet.
As I write this blog, I am also involved in teaching a Level 2 Couples Tantra Group, being held at Chateau Belle Vue in France. At this time of writing, the couples are in their bedroom, diving deeply into the meeting of sexuality, love and spirituality.
When I arrived from India to the UK in 1998, there was not much Tantra happening. The notion many people carried about it was limited to a general belief that it is something to do with free sex, orgies, candles, incense and a few feathers thrown in.
We profile Rohan, Amitabha, Shanti and others who have used meditation to enrich, heal and guide them through the challenges of life – from a major life-change to changing nappies!
In the Zen tradition there is a wonderful series of 10 pictures, which describe the process of spiritual liberation. The pictures show a man with his bull.
From the Vigyan Bhairav Tantra: “The appreciation of objects and subjects is the same for an enlightened as for an unenlightened person. The former has one greatness; he remains in the subjective mood, not lost in things.”
Malika, Sarita’s newsletter editor and passionate follower of the Tantric path, found herself surprisingly turned onto life by a Saturday night out in Bristol!