What Is Buddhist Sexual Tantra?
Traditionally Buddhist Sexual Tantra has two paths to realization- that of the monk and that of the Tantrik yogi/householder. Devi Ward Erickson was instructed in the sexual application of traditional Tibetan Tantric practices by her mentor and was given permission to teach the Tibetan 5 Elements for Sexual Healing by her root Lama, who falls […]
Tantric Speech = Expressing Your Pleasure and Desires For Pleasure In Positive, Life-Enriching Language… What does it mean to use “tantric speech”? In the Authentic Tantra® modality this means to express PLEASURE using language that is life enriching i.e. uplifting to the spirit, nourishing to the soul. Why is this important? There are a few […]
Healing with Tantric Touch!
Did you know that each one of your fingers corresponds to one of the 5 elements? You can use each finger to transfer the healing energy of that element to different areas of your body through mindful touch. In essence, you can heal yourself by using tantric touch and the 5 elements. For example: […]
Sexual Shamanism in the Tantric Tradition
The Tibetan Tantric tradition is rich with imagery which symbolizes the inherent unity of “masculine” and “feminine” universal energies. In the Tibetan Tantric tradition the “feminine” is recognized as all that which is tangible and accessible through our 5 senses; sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell. The “masculine” is recognized as conceptual awareness, thought, and […]
The Holistic Healing Benefits Of Tantra
There is no escaping the sense of upheaval and unrest occurring in the world today. Often it seems as though hatred and ignorance are achieving the upper-hand, and my heart aches for the lack of humanity I witness on a daily basis by those in power around the world. The absence of compassion, kindness, and […]
3 Ways to Cultivate A Tantric Partnership
My husband and I were having a spontaneous Tantra playdate earlier this week, which consisted of a long walk by the beach connecting with the elements, dinner at one of our favorite seafood restaurants overlooking the ocean, and finished off with some sensual sexy time in the bedroom. During our walk we were reflecting on […]
The #1 Key For Expanding Pleasure!
When I began studying and practicing Tantra, my mentor spoke often about “living in a state of bliss”. At the time I would get images in my mind of floating through my day- to- day life filled with golden light, hearing angels singing, and seeing unicorns dancing out of the corner of my eye. What […]
5 Ways To Know If Tantra Is Right For You!
Several years ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Yoga expert, Satya Kalra on my Podcast, “Sex Is Medicine with Devi Ward”. We spoke about why and how Yoga can improve your relationships, and of course, your sex life. A major point that arose several times throughout our conversation was that the practice of “Yoga” […]