RESOURCES/LINKS

 

SPIRITUAL SENSUALITY

Sacred Sex

"Making love can be a gateway to unity with the great mysteries."  A concise and heart level article by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and his wife Eve Ilsen.  Both have been veteran pioneers of inclusive spirituality for many decades.

What is Spiritual Sex?

Article/book excerpt by Peter Rengel, author of "Living Life in Love."  He has given me permission to create a custom layout of this article at CS. One of the clearest and also to-the-point poetic descriptions around.

Sexuality and Sacred Sex

One of many pages of The Institute, a New York-based organization founded by Dr. Michael Picucci offering various forms of healing (sexual and otherwise). Its menu banner: "Your Doorways to Authentic Process Healing".

7 Myths about Tantra

In Tantra, the greatest source of energy in the universe is sexual intercourse and orgasm is considered a cosmic and divine experience. Because Tantra celebrates sexuality, it has become ripe for criticism and misunderstanding.

Quantum Sex

An intelligent, forward-thinking article by Gaylen Moore that walks the path between physics and mysticism. One of those hard to find gems one occasionally finds on the Net -- which also points to the essence upon which Compassion Sensuality can be one facet.

Tantra.Com

The oldest comprehensive website on sacred sexuality with articles, list of teachers, products, etc. It is at this time undergoing certain key changes, such as its BBS board system.  But again, a classic site.

Secret Garden Publishing

The veteran publisher of a variety of elegantly instructional books and videos by Kenneth Ray Stubbs that will enhance your life through sensual intimacy and sexual tantra.

SEXUAL HEALING/THERAPY

Graceful Guidelines for

Sexual Healing

One more gem from The Institute.  This article contains excerpts from "The Journey Toward Complete Recovery: Reclaiming Your Emotional, Spiritual & Sexual Wholeness."
Sensual Wisdom
Jade Beaty is an Intimacy Consultant, a Sexual Healer and a Spiritual Life Coach with practices in Austin, TX and Denver, CO. She is currently at work on a book, "Tantra for Bubba: Sacred Sex for Rednecks."
Healing Sex: The Complete Guide to Sexual Wholeness
Somatic therapist and author Staci Haines has a stirring docu-drama DVD and bestselling book based on her ground breaking work in finding healing, peace, and real intimacy after surviving sexual abuse.
Generation Five:
Ending Child Sexual Abuse
in Five Generations

 

Through survivor leadership, community organizing, and public action, generation FIVE works to interrupt and mend the intergenerational impact of child sexual abuse on individuals, families, and communities.

Embody Tantra

 

"Our relationship to our sexuality holds the key to the way we show up in our lives."  Deva Charu's work, website and blog is an elegant offering of empowering a meditative, heart-centered and passionate way of living.

GENERAL SPIRITUALITY

The Translucent Revolution
"There is a growing phenomenon happening throughout the world, a gentle but profound revolution in human consciousness." Uplifting and across all areas of human endeavor. Check it out.
The Great Cosmic
Happy-Ass Card Company
 
Creating Art for the Spiritually Challenged. A line of cards and accessories "filled with Humor and Inspiration for those days when all you want to do is poke out your third eye!"
The Red Book
A Deliciously Unorthodox Approach to Igniting Your Divine Spark
The Golden Age of divine booty calls.  It is not in the ancient past.  Itís right now.
So then the question becomes: "How the hell do we wink back?" One answer: By turning red, of course.
Daphne Rose Kingma
Teaching love as a spiritual art form
Author of "The Future of Love" and other classic books.  An elegant soul with wide wisdom and insight who I met many years ago at a book signing.  Also a pioneer contributor to the "Random Acts of Kindness" movement.
"The Kindness of Truth"

   ("Give Up The Cross")

 

A quotation with my own personal setup from the book "Dialogue on Awakening."  A kindly democratic Christ-ian (not traditional Christian) suggestion that applies to each of us, regardless of who we are.
A Letter to Al Qaeda Complete title, "A Letter to Al Qaeda, the West and to Anyone Else Willing to Be Honest about Truth."  An Op-Ed format article of simple, no-nonsense and yet inclusively solution-oriented "let's-get-real spiritual journalism."
ALTERNATIVE/LGBT SPIRITUALITY
Soulforce The purpose of Soulforce is freedom for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from religious and political oppression through the practice of relentless nonviolent resistance.
Tantra-4-Gay-Men A nicely presented guide to how to experience Tantra as men, including essays and gallery images (intimate but not pornographic). UK-based, not related to link below.
Tantra for Gay Men Community for those having read and experienced exercises and ritual of the book "Tantra for Gay Men." More in-depth information and interaction is offered.
Ashram West - Gay Tantra A Gay Spiritual Community: gay-centered Spiritual instruction and literature. Fellowship with other gay spiritual aspirants.
Qtantra - Pamela Madison "Sacred Sexuality for Lesbians" - Blending the ancient sacred sexual path of Tantra with contemporary vision for today's lovers and spiritual seekers.
White Crane Journal A quarterly magazine of gay spirit, wisdom & culture available by mail and in select bookstores. Website contains samples of articles, links to many gay spirituality pages, discussion board.
The Queer Gay Spirituality 
         of Toby Johnson
'Quirky,' 'provocative,' 'whimsical,' and 'profound' articles and book excerpts by Lammy Award-winning author, spiritual writer, editor, and novelist who half-jokingly calls himself 'Joseph Campbell's apostle to the gay community."
Limitlessness.Com Home of "The Messiah Seed" book of meditations by gay spiritual writer Story Waters. Inspiring beyond orientation with balanced spiritual integrity. "The Light to follow is the Light within your Self. You are your own Messiah."

Courageous Films

 

"Trembling Before G-d"

"A Jihad for Love"

Two ground-breaking documentary films about courageous GLBT people committed to their religious faith against formidable odds within Judaism and Islam.

 

 

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