The eight-circuit grid can be used to discover the great variety of human sexual response. We can imagine how sexuality might act as a vehicle for higher consciousness and unfathomable realities beyond our wildest fantasies in and out of our bodies.
With practice, we can use sex to move beyond the self-generated cycle of highs and lows and generate stable feelings of wholeness and inner peace that serve our collective best interest. Sex may be one of the most accessible fulcrums for shifting our collective mindset from recklessness and scarcity to abundance and sustainability.
An exploration of how "intentional sexuality" – or "sacred sexuality" – is used to reclaim the link between sexuality and spirituality, an ancient bond severed by the anti-carnal elements within early Christianity, Protestantism, and American Puritanism in its old and newer forms.
On a recent 40-day meditation
retreat, I experienced a wave of self-hatred so shocking, so intense, that it
changed the way I relate to sexuality, guilt, homophobia, and healing. I want to tell you the story.