Tantra and the Chakras

By Shakti Malan | March 18, 2014

Tantra is a practice that cultivates awareness of our oneness with existence through sexual awakening. This happens through the opening of the chakras or energy centers in the body.

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What Women Want – A Tantric Perspective

By Shakti Malan | March 18, 2014

Tantra is a path of Awakening to the full truth of who we are. Put in a different way, it is a journey to becoming fully present, in every moment, while being in the body.

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Female Sexuality – A Divine Mystery

By Shakti Malan | March 18, 2014

It is said that Buddha called the Yoni (Sanskrit for vagina) the gateway to Nirvana. Herein lies a deep truth that is little understood in our day.

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Deep Sexuality is the Meeting of Heaven and Earth

By Shakti Malan | March 7, 2014

Deep sexuality is a quality of lovemaking – with ourselves or with another – that is totally given to Truth and Love.

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EARTH is the Feminine Principle

By Shakti Malan | March 7, 2014

EARTH is the feminine principle – love, creation, liquid movement, pure ecstasy. In all my work with women across the planet, I have come to realize how many women despise being born into a female body.

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HEAVEN is the Masculine Principle

By Shakti Malan | March 7, 2014

HEAVEN is the masculine principle in us an in our relationships – consciousness, stillness, bliss. We all have both masculine and feminine principles in us.

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Conscious Sexuality

By Shakti Malan | March 7, 2014

Sex in the world we live in is a pretty shallow affair. On the one hand, we get entrained in our culture to believe that there is something inherently bad and dirty about sex.

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The Women's Union Becomes the Sisterhood

By Shakti Malan | February 18, 2014

The Women’s Union is that aspect of women’s psyche during Patriarchy that subconsciously subscribes to the basic tenant of the system: The belief that men—and the outdated model of the masculine that we held in Patriarchy—has all the power. This model includes beliefs such as that only the top dog survives, and that life is all about competition.

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Celebrate the Sacred Sexual Women

By Shakti Malan | February 6, 2014

In my previous post, I introduced you to the first of three feminine sexual archetypes that need transforming in our time. The first one was the Virgin, and the next archetype is the Whore.The Whore is society’s scapegoat — she is judged by everyone from celibate priests to AIDS-preaching pharmaceutical companies. She is also celebrated, as by the rock star Madonna.

If we travel through the shadow land of the Whore archetype, we will find that at its core, this archetype has a message that our society desperately needs to hear. It is this:

Celebrate your sexuality! It is powerful… and it is divine!

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Wake up Your Sexual Virgin

By Shakti Malan | January 31, 2014

There are three archetypes of feminine sexuality that are called on in the process of sexual awakening. Men, with some creative reading, you’ll see how this applies to your journey.

The sexual archetype I’d like to introduce here is the Virgin. In our collective unconscious, the words “virgin” and “sexual” don’t go together. Patriarchy has turned the virgin into an asexual, disembodied creature who floats ethereally above her body.

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