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Tantra and Women

Tantra and Women

Tantra and Women by Mark Michaels and Patricia Johnson is an insightful read. Enjoy. Most classical Tantric texts seem to have been written primarily with men in mind. For example, the Gheranda Samhita, a 16th-century Tantric/Yogic text advises: “By virtue of this Yoga, the Bindu-Siddhi (retention of seed) is obtained, and when that Siddhi is […]

You are an Elder and we need you to t...

You are an Elder and we need you to tell your story

“You are an Elder and we need you to tell your story.” These words from Mandaza Kandemwa, medicine man or Nganga from Zimbabwe, came as a total shock to me. Me an Elder? So how did this come about? I had come to listen to Mandaza (Augustine) Kandemwa speak at a gathering here in Toronto […]