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Tantric Sex

Mingji Cuomu
Classical Tibetan medicine is closely related to Buddhist philosophy. This article describes how the study and meaning of sexual differentiation in Tibetan medicine is deeply rooted in Buddhist texts and philosophy. The article pays particular attention to the Buddhist theory of mutual dependence of birth and death and on the medical ways of explaining the determining of sex. While Tibetan medicine approaches sexual differentiation by examining its various determinant factors, thus aiming to improve understanding of the human body and diseases, which manifest differently in men and women, in Buddhist philosophy sexual differentiation is perceived as a fundamental, natural phenomenon of human life that forms a key in Tantric practices to comprehend the nature of mind and thence attaining the highest state of mind...
2011: Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity
Harshal Salve, Kiran Goswami, Rajesh Sagar, Baridalyne Nongkynrih, Vishnubhatla Sreenivas
BACKGROUND: Mental illness have been largely ignored or neglected because of a community's perception and attached social stigma. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A community based cross-sectional study was conducted in an urban community in South Delhi to study perception and attitude of the community about towards mental illness. An adult member in household selected by systematic random sampling was interviewed using semi-structured interview schedule for perception about mental illness and 34 item Opinion about Mental Illness for Chinese Community (OMICC) scale...
April 2013: Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine
H Kirchhoff
Following the originally dominant matriarchate, patriarchy took over and still reigns in present-day society, although we are now in the midst of a period of transition towards a man/woman relationship on partnership basis. This principle of "two units combining to form one", this unification of two opposing and complementary principles has been depicted in a model manner in the iconography of Hinduism and Tantric Buddhism. The attributes of these religions are described with the help of characteristic pictures and sculptures...
October 1986: Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde
H Voigt
Drawing from Hindu and Buddhist Tantric traditions, central themes reflecting Asian approaches to sexuality are described and contrasted with contemporary values, assumptions, and objectives implicit in both sexual experience and in the clinical practice of sexual counseling. The Tantric ceremonial sex ritual provides a fertile source for several innovative behavioral assignments useful in sexual counseling. Five exercises in intimacy derived from the ancient Tantric sex ritual are presented and suggested as home assignments for couples: the creation of a ritual, synchronized breathing, sustained eye contact, motionless intercourse, and sexual exchange without orgasm...
1991: Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
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