The One Who Is at Play Everywhere says,
There is a space in the heart where
Come here if you want to find me.
Mind, senses, soul, eternity — all are here.
Are you here?
In the body of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra, Bhairava articulates 112 yuktis, or yoga meditation practices, for opening to the divine mysteries within everyday experience.
The practices begin in verse 24 and continue to verse 135. The wide variety of techniques allow each individual to find their doorway into wonder, astonishment, and delight.Read More
She Who Shines Everywhere sings,
You who hold the mysteries in your hand —
Of will, knowledge and action —
Reveal to me this path of illumined knowing.
I long to merge with you,
Be filled with your nourishing essence.
Lead me into joyous union
With the life of the universe,
That I may know it fully,
Realise it deeply,
And breathe in luminous truth.
Vigyan Bhairav Tantra is the classic text of Tantra which detailed 112 ways of meditation. It is a poetic conversation between Devi (Shakti) and Bhairava (Shiva), in which Devi asks and Shiva answers. Devi is the Creative Energy permeating the universe. Her nature is power, strength, and might. Bhairava is the infinite consciousness that embraces her.Read More
I have been a seeker for almost all of my life, until recently. Since I was a little girl, I started asking questions, contemplating about the meaning and purpose life. I had many questions on my mind: Who am I? Where am I from? Where will I go? What’s the purpose and meaning of life?Read More
Thoughts on Spiritual purity. Sexual continence. Brahmacharya and Enlightenment. More and more recently, I found sex has lost its grip on me, particularly after my ayahuasca experience in the Amazon jungle (I will write an article about this). I haven't had sex for a few months and now I feel there is no desire for sex, not even the desire for so-called sacred sexuality.Read More
Lately, I've been learning some lessons on compassion, and I've started to hear the Goddess of Compassion and Mercy Guanyin (Kuan Yin) speaking to me, whispering the lessons on compassion, on others and myself.
For a very long time, I was very skeptical about monogamy. I did not think it would work. In my early twenties, I had two monogamous relationships and both failed disastrously, that was before my awakening, and I was just living like a "conventional person" in a conventional society, studying at university, hopefully looking for a job after, perhaps getting married one day, doing what everybody else was doing.Read More
Do you see shortcomings in the teachings of Tantra that incline you to feel tantric methods are not suitable for us? It is not a complete system. There is a basic fallacy that human beings fall into: they find a small truth, a part of the truth, and rather than discover the whole, the remaining part they imagine to fill up the gap. Because they have part of the truth, they can argue and they can manage to make a system, but the remaining part is simply their invention.Read More
Sexual trespasses are what I see very common in the tantra world between the teachers/healers and students/clients. I had also unfortunately experienced such trespass while in the role of client, that's why I feel the need to speak up on this subject and also the need to share the following article written by Ma Ananda Sarita.Read More
Being "in the gap" can be disorienting and even scary. Nothing to hold on to, no sense of direction, not even a hint of what choices and possibilities might lie ahead. But it was just this state of pure potential that existed before the universe was created. All you can do now is to relax into this no-thingness... fall into this silence between the words...Read More
There may be moments or days that you don't feel so connected, you may feel drained, experience a lack of energy, you are not feeling loved or nourished. These are the signs that your feminine side needs to be nourished, loved and taken care of. The feminine and masculine energies are inside each of us, whether you are a woman, man or non-binary, and it is important for these two energies, the yin and yang, to feel balanced.Read More
Although sacred sexuality is one aspect of Tantra, I don't talk about it too much, particularly in my introductory tantra workshop, this is because I don't want people to get sidetracked and forgot about the essence of Tantra, which is really about meditation and presence.Read More
This morning I woke up reading an article titled "Women Accuse Agama Yoga Founder Swami Vivekananda Saraswati of Sexual Assault" on Medium. You can read the full article here. I am not surprised at what this article says, and I am glad someone finally speaks up. I have been wanting to write an article sharing my own experiences and rather bizarre encounters in the tantric world and the dark side of it, and now I feel it is the time.Read More
More recently than ever I wonder what will happen when enlightenment comes one day. I know nothing in the world will change, but my entire being, existence and the world that's viewed through my eyes will change.Read More
If you have been friends with me for a while or on Facebook, you would probably know that I use the word "Goddess" a lot, I refer other sisters as Goddesses and also myself as a Goddess (unashamedly). Basically, I refer any woman (or people who identify as women) as a Goddess.Read More
Rituals and transfiguration are two significant aspects of Tantra. My tantra teacher always emphasizes greatly on rituals. She will create the most beautiful, ravishing altar with beautiful flowers, countless candles, sacred items and statues, placing at the centre of our sacred circle before we begin the class.Read More
Yes, today let's about money. Money, like sex, is probably not the most comfortable topic to utter. Many religions in the world have condemned money (just like they have condemned sex), advocating for poverty. They deem material possessions as bad and the desire for money is considered a sin. It is a common belief that money and spirituality don't mix. This, I do not agree.Read More
I first experience the transformative power of sacred women's space during a Mystical Tantra Goddess retreat in Turkey held by the legendary Monika Nataraj last year. It was an all-female ten-day tantra retreat. Every day all the beautiful women would gather together to meditate, to dance, to transfigure, to share our deepest thoughts and desires, also our raw emotions, struggles, vulnerability, to hold space for each other, to allow each other to be truly seen, to dive deep into spirituality and sexuality.Read More
“Tantra is the only science which teaches you the expression of sex – not as indulgence, but as a spiritual discipline … transformation of a biological phenomenon into spirituality.”– Osho The sexual energy is a powerful energy. The more we understand our sexuality, the more we can channel it towards spiritual evolution. Tantric sex can help us to transform the sexual energy into spiritual energy. If you are on the path of consciousness but still have not given tantric sex a go, then it is time to start exploring the area of conscious lovemaking,Read More