it’s a form of tantra, but basically differentiates the pleasure of sex from the sneeze-reflex of orgasm
Sunday, May 24, 2009Slow Sex Movement (as a social movement) has emerged in early 2009 and borrows from a long tradition spanning many centuries, several cultures and many belief systems, including Tantra, Yoga, Buddhism, Buddhist meditation, Taoism, qigong, and integrates Eastern medicine and Western medicine going back to Hippocrates, theories of Wilhelm Reich, orgasm, biology, sociobiology, biological psychiatry and evolutionary theory.
Orgasmic Meditation and mindful sexuality generally are referred to as a practices of the “slow sex” movement and have been compared with the “slow food” movement as popularized by chef Alice Waters (founded by Carlo Petrini in Italy), in that comparison both strip away the trappings and conventions that have developed around a fundamental human activity in order to rediscover their raw biological essence while observing Safer Sex practices and to increase both pleasure and healthfulness.
The Slow Sex Movement is said to diverge from the consumerism and productivity nature of sexuality and relationships of the 20th Century and brings awareness to the intimacy and connections needs of all humans. Orgasmic Meditation as languaged by William Safire in the New York Times, referencing the earlier Times article on mindful sexuality. Proponents reference reawakening through mindful sexuality and training one’s senses through a practice of Orgasmic Meditation partners rediscover the joys of sensation and learn to stay present through intense sensations in their daily life. This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article “Slow Sex Movement”. This entry is a fragment of a larger work. Link may die if entry is finally removed or merged.
# posted by Cliff Pickover @ 5:09 PM