One of the greatest challenges that I’ve found in writing my books are the love scenes. They’re not exactly Fifty Shades of Grey – but I do linger on romantic liaisons a little longer than is polite, and so your specs might get a bit steamed up!
But I’ve found it a challenge to my sense of privacy, because you have to write from experience if it’s to ring true. I have to take my courage in both hands, to open up and reveal this secret part of my being to complete strangers. Added to that, there is the complication that these are not love affairs between mere humans on Earth, but beings that inhabit different dimensions. Continue reading
By Ishtar Babilu Dingir
In my book, The Sacred Sex Rites of Ishtar, I describe how to practice shamanic sexual healing or sex magic. So far, it’s been selling like Gloria Gaynor’s hot stuff, but mainly to the ladies. I’m wondering what’s making the men shy off, and I think it might be the result of media manipulation which piggy-backed on to some scientific research that emerged in the early Nineties, and led to the publication of two seminal books… and a lot of ribbing after that! Continue reading
by Annie Dieu-Le-Veut
The subject of libido enhancing foods within shamanic healing is viewed from a wider perspective. To the shaman – who goes into trance to gain guidance from entities known as spirits – sex is all about fertility, and fertility is all about life.
Shamans see sex and death as closely related in that both bring birth: death is just a birth into another world. A shaman often knows which foods are designed to send us into the next world – and thus are passion killers in this one – just by looking at them; they leave the scientists to explain the biochemistry bit. Continue reading
By Annie Dieu-Le-Veut
From her book, Reclaiming Sovereignty: Shamanic Earth Magic
I don’t know if you’re anything like me… but have you ever wondered what the female orgasm is for? I always used to… until my understanding about our place in the cosmic order was widened and deepened through the practice of shamanism.