One of the best online journals discussing Tantric texts and Eastern philosophies: http://www.sutrajournal.com/the-twenty-five-tantric-views-by-erik-pema-kunsang
For those singles or couples desiring to partake in a Washington DC based poly friendly or explore friendly group that hosts workshops, cuddle parties and events : www.chrysalis-va.org or www.cfnc.us or call Mitch Jones 703-801-2204 for more information regarding events.
BooksTantric Quest by Daniel Odier — A must read! One of my favorite books of all time, an incredible true story that plunges you into the tantric wavelength..
Desire: The Tantric Path to Awakening by Daniel Odier — What if it wasn’t about fulfilling your desires, but that desire itself was a pathway to God?
The Radiance Sutras by Lorin Roche — Another must read! A modern poetic translation of an ancient Tantric text in the form of short mystical meditations on the bliss of everyday life
Tantra Illuminated by Christopher “Hareesh” Wallis — Quintessential textbook on Classical Tantra theory and practice, Hareesh is one of the foremost Tantric scholars alive today, and has TONS of material available for you to take your Tantric spiritual path deeper
Cutting through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa — Oh, spiritual seekers, if you haven’t read this one, start here and you will be properly humbled to even be able to begin the path..
Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach — One of the most healing books I have had the privilege of imbibing, about waking up from the “trance of unworthiness” and learning to truly love our lives.
Urban Tantra by Barbara Carrellas — Great practical intro to get you started right away
The Tantra Experience by Osho — Hear from the crazy wisdom master himself what it means to live a Tantric life
Love, Freedom, and Aloneness by Osho — Going through a breakup or wondering if you’re ready for a relationship? Inspiring and ass-kicking real talk about the human condition
Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel — “Can we desire what we already have?” Brilliant book by a Belgian sex therapist who explores the needs we have for both safety and freedom in long term relationships, and how couples can understand and balance these basic drives
PUSSY: A Reclamation by Regena Thomashauer “Mama Gena” — For women who are ready to bust out, smash the patriarchy, and own their pleasure
The Magdalen Manuscript by Tom Kenyon & Judi Sion — Channeled material about Mary Magdalene, for all you recovering religious folks like me
Finding God through Sex by David Deida — Love him or not, his stuff is a powerful transmission that is both easy to digest yet points to the beyond
Opening Up by Tristan Taormino — A practical and thoughtful guide to exploring open relationships
The Multi-Orgasmic Man/Woman/Couple by Mantak Chia — Excellent intro to the Taoist practices for sexual energy masteryNarcissus and Goldmund by Herman Hesse — My favorite novel of all time exploring what it means to seek God through devoted study versus plunging into the gorgeous chaos of LifeNew and Selected Poems by Mary Oliver — Or anything that she writes.. It’s raw, real, often nature-based poetry that grips you and breaks your heart open to the beautiful, painful mess of it all. Same with David Whyte..
Ways To Be A Happier Person In 2020:
1. Conquer one anxiety
2. Lock down a sleep schedule that works for you
3. Find one small self-care act that works for you and prioritize it
4. Spend at least 10 minutes a day outside
5. Regularly practice a simple mindfulness exercise
6. Say nice things about yourself
7. Work on a project that helps other people or bolsters the health of the
8. Give up or cut back on one unhealthy habit
9. Find a physical activity you love
10. Try meditation
11. Stop negative thoughts in their tracks
12. Invest in a quality relationship
13. Set better boundaries
14. Make a progress list each week
15. Allow yourself to be sad
16. Get a therapist if you’re able to do it
17. Write in a gratitude journal
Another great workshop for all: http://www.zegg.de/en/?english
Love Workshops East Coast: http://w15.hai.org/us-east-coast/
A greAt blog on the " New Masculanity" https://thesacredmasculine.net/
Great online program for men and archetypes podcast: https://newandancientstory.net/eivind-skjellum-the-inner-throne/
Great articles: http://www.thebookoflife.org/why-true-love-doesnt-have-to-last-forever/