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Author: Diana Daffner

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Love Maps

Deepak Chopra, in The Path to Love, offers this list of experiences and asks you to check off the ones you have had at least once during sex....

Easy Sexual Meditation

Sexual meditation is a practice of joining with your Beloved in a sexual manner for the purpose of entering into the presence of Oneness, both individually and together. During this extraordinary Tantra experience, called Maithuna, it is said that the creative force within us merges with pure consciousness, that the essences of feminine and masculine blend in an alchemical fusion that renders each whole, complete and ecstatic. It is said to require years of training for both partners....

Meditation: “I Am Here”

Meditation is a process of attuning yourself to the rhythm of silence that flows within you. There are many approaches to meditation, various ways of learning to focus your attention so that you can sense the vibrant stillness. When you meditate together with your beloved, you enter into your own internal flow as well as sharing a loving state of awareness. You become truly present to one another. This is both meditation and ceremony....

Meditation: Heart Connection

Meditation is a process of attuning yourself to the rhythm of silence that flows within you. There are many approaches to meditation, various ways of learning to focus your attention so that you can sense the vibrant stillness. When you meditate together with your beloved, you enter into your own internal flow as well as sharing a loving state of awareness. You become truly present to one another. This is both meditation and ceremony....

Thanksgiving Ceremony

This is a simple ceremony that can be done at any time on Thanksgiving. Before the relatives arrive, while they are there, or after they leave! It can be a heart-warming prelude to physical intimacy. Or this ceremony is also powerful performed as a stolen kiss, a few quick moments while the guests are busy elsewhere!...

Gratitude in Relationship

When I invite gratitude into my life, there is an immediate and delicious softening around the edges of my ego. My heart opens. I breathe more fully. The muscles, tissues and cells of my body relax. My mind lets go of its incessant occupation with what isn't, and quietly eases into the reality of what is....

TANTRA: A Transformational Practice for Couples

In the book, Yoga and the Quest for the True Self, psychotherapist Stephen Cope discusses our need for transformational environments, cocoons such as schools or ashrams that allow us to mature our rebirthing into wholeness. He outlines eight specific qualities that one should look for in an authentic transformational space....