Mention the word 'tantra' and, if you come from a Western European background, you likely imagine marathon sex sessions, like those mentioned by various celebrities over the years cough, Sting, cough. The reality of the practice, though, is a lot more complex, spiritual and profound than this. In a nutshell, it is a spiritual practice, with the aim of becoming a better human, to cultivate compassion, kindness, helpfulness and peacefulness,' explains Mal Weeraratne , a certified Tantra Educator and the founder of Tantric Journey — School of Healing and Awakening. It's an important part, but there are other components: about living in your truth, about awareness and consciousness.
Tantric Sex: 15 Ways to Bring the Practice Into Your Life
Men are generally excited very quickly and they often reach orgasm very quickly. In their case, they have to choose initially the posture that generates the minimum of physical stimulation, in order to permit them to perfectly control the sexual energy. The majority of Western men believe that they really have to prove their manhood, the reason that they try to be very energetic, vigorous lovers. Many times they assume the dominant role and believe they will better satisfy their lover by powerful penetration.
Tantric Massage Techniques & Poses for Beginners
So, you and your partner have done your research on tantric sex , and have decided you want to try some tantric sex positions in the bedroom. Need a little refresher? Now, many people confuse Tantra and the Kama Sutra —but they're different. Even though Tantra is more focused on the way in which you have sex, rather than specific sexual positions, there are few configurations that are more commonly used in Tantra.
When it comes to tantric sex, sometimes the unknown — or at least the misunderstood — can be a little intimidating. Tantra and tantric sex might have a reputation for some intense bedroom sessions marathon orgasms, anyone? Tantra is an ancient spiritual practice that involves exploring your personal identity.