When you need to connect your spirit and your sensuality, you can use tantra. This is something that has been around for centuries and is similar to neo-Tantra. This was first found in India, and it works with the Human Potential Movement.
People from the western world often think of tantra as touching and a way to get sensual but it isn’t always about sex. This is also known as a practice that connects the spirit and the sexual being while bringing intimacy into the relationship.
Connecting Tantra with the Spirit and Sexuality
Tantra is a practice that can help you to connect with yourself at a deeper level. This is sometimes referred to as a true nature and how neo-Tantra wants to separate the physical and emotional being, other people see this as shaming.
Tantra focuses on being intimate both with your partner and with who you are. It lets you to be more aware of what you need and what kind of intimacy that you lack. Some of the tantric practices include:
- Tantric yoga.
- Divine nature.
- Sexual self.
- Breath work.
- Integrates sexual arousal.
- Activates the nervous system.
- Increases vulnerability.
- Increases self-understanding.
- Uses eye gazing.
- Uses sound experiences to open up expression.
For someone that wants to use tantric sex, here are some things that you should try to do first:
- Control your pelvic floor.
- Control your breathing.
- Don’t get into sexual patterns.
- Keep sex slow.
- Set intentions with your partner to connect with them.
Using Tantra with Your Partner
You can do tantra on your own and open up your pineal gland and your heart. This is a way that you can explore your body and your life. You can also choose to do this with your partner, and this will help if you communicate with them what you want and if you are being intimate with them. This is more than just being physical with your partner, but it goes deeper to show awareness and love. This helps to create a strong bond with your partner.
Some choose to do tantra with a group. This happens in a place called a puja which means worship in Hindu. This helps you to focus on a connection and to make contact with a community that wants to try the same things.
When doing this, it can include eye gazing, exchanging energy, opening up the chakras, being mindful of those around you and more. This is a time where you can get together with other people that want to have the same practice and the same goals. This helps you to find out what you really desire.