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"The Power of Yin"

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Nubian Priestess"Since I heard your talk, I’ve sent your newsletter to several prospective girlfriends...just to test the water. None of them are too thrilled," said a discouraged male friend.

Alas, the prediction of J. William Lloyd in The Karezza Method [1] has not yet come to pass. Early last century he assured readers that as the Women’s Movement grew, Karezza (controlled intercourse) would come into its own:

The more frequently [orgasm] is employed, the more love dies, romance evaporates, and a mere sexuality, a matter-of-fact relation, or plain dislike, takes the place of the glamour of courtship days. …

As women learn [Karezza’s] transcendent importance to their happiness and health, they will demand it and refuse all men that cannot supply that demand. That will be a force that cannot be withstood.

Sannyasin Tantra

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"Tantra Is the Science of Transforming Ordinary Lovers into Soul Mates"

Ecstatic union Tantra is one of the greatest treasures that is - lying there, unused. The day humanity uses it, the earth will become aglow with a new love….This very earth can be paradise….It is impossible if you depend on nature. It is very, very possible if you depend on Tantra. - Osho

Classic Tantra-History and Concepts

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"Transforming the Fire of Lust"

Fire of Lust The term "tantra" can create more confusion than clarity. First, there exist both a celibate tantric tradition known as "the right-hand path" and a sexual tantra tradition known as the "left-hand path." Second, there exist both a Tibetan Buddhist tantra and the classic Hindu tantra. Finally, even within the category of classic tantra, streams diverge...and have shifted with time.

"Male Continence" - Noyes and the Oneida Experiment

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"To Bring about a True Union of the Sexes"

The second half of the 1800's saw the rise and fall of a surprisingly successful - and once notorious - social experiment. In 1848 the Oneida community commenced operations in upstate New York. It grew to 250 men and women before its conversion, in 1881, to a joint stock company that still operates today. For a video glimpse of the community's mansion house click here.

Alice Bunker Stockham's "Karezza: Ethics of Marriage"

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"Finding the Kingdom of Heaven in Your Own Hearts"

Rodin's Kiss

With Karezza, satiety is never known, and the married are never less than lovers; each day reveals new delights….The common daily sarcasms of married people are at an end, the unseemly quarrels have no beginnings and the divorce courts are cheated of their records.

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