Valentine's Day is Coming

Valentine's Day is Coming

 

 

Valentine’s Day will soon be here, bringing with it expectations of wine, roses and romance. For the committed couple, there are only so many years that roses, chocolates and other cliché gifts will bring the same thrill. At some point, those traditional gifts lose their sparkle, becoming overdone and unimaginative. If that is the case for you this Valentine’s Day, why not consider a gift that will expand and deepen your connection with your partner? Rather than tired clichés, how about giving them a gift for the two of you?
 
Learning more about the principles behind tantric sex brings joys and harmony that last well beyond the lifespan of a cut flower. The rewards far outweigh the size of any diamond or other sparkly bobble. And the best part? It doesn’t cost much. 
 
If tantric sex and the benefits of tantra rituals sound appealing to you, the following resources might help spark some ideas for this coming Valentine’s Day. Whether you present your partner with a how-to book, and informative guide, a quiet weekend away, or some other token of affection, the ultimate goal should be to celebrate the bond you share. Exploring the world of tantra can help facilitate that celebration, bringing more joy and pleasure than any material gift you will ever find.
 
Tantra: Path of Ecstasy, by Georg Feuerstein: According to reviews from Amazon and Publisher’s Weekly, as well as reader reviews, this book offers a simple, interesting explanation of the deeper principles behind tantra and tantric sex. More than just sexual foreplay, this book explores the more spiritual side and purpose of tantra. For those truly interested in enjoying the benefits of tantra, this is an excellent place to start.
 
Sacred Texts, Tantra: Interested in reading original texts regarding tantra? This site offers a translation of Mahanirvana Tantra. Translated in 1913 by Sir John Woodriffe, the text discusses rites and rituals, dharma, and other tantric principles. There’s nothing quite like getting the information straight from the horse’s mouth, so to speak.