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. Janet Brito, a licensed psychologist and certified sex therapist with the Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health.
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When people think of Tantra and tantric sex, marathon sex sessions are usually the first thing that comes to mind. But did you know that tantric sex is more than just hours-long sexcapades? The traditions and methods involved in tantric sex can offer a host of benefits to your sex life and even offer perks outside of the bedroom as well. Does finding what feels best to you, discovering new things about yourself, developing a closer connection to yourself, and feeling pleasure in the process sound good to you? These are just a few of the powerful benefits tantric masturbation can offer. Read on to learn more about the pleasure potential of tantric masturbation and how to try it for yourself.
Though its origins are scholarly and religious, many people — including us! Tantric sex is all about awareness; focusing on present sensations free of judgment allows us to become more in tune with ourselves and our partners. The roots of this practice are spiritual in nature and stretch back millennia. Erotic Tantric practices can be explored with or without a partner.
But what if it could be more than pleasure? What if we could harness our sexual energy to improve ourselves, our relationships, even the world? Spiritual sexuality is based on the belief that sex has the potential to take us beyond our everyday, ego-driven existence to connect with something greater. Masturbation gets a bad rap.