Sex and Relationships Unbound
Saturday, May 18, 2024
4160 SE Division St.
With Shambhavi Sarasvati
May 18 & 19
Set yourself free from painfully limiting and habitual patterns of relating. Find out the essential ingredients for creating and sustaining relationships that help you to grow. Learn how to bring sex and relating onto your spiritual path.
Day 1 Topics
- The karmas of sex and gender
- The six wisdom virtues of enlightened relationships
- Relating as spiritual unfoldment
- How to pick a dharma partner
Day 2 Topics
- Traditional Tantra’s View of sexuality and sexual ritual
- Sexual sanity
- Sex as spiritual practice for householders
- Sex, seasons, and your Ayurvedic constitution
Note: The teachings presented here derive from traditional Indian Tantra and Tibetan spiritual traditions. They are intended for any person desiring to discover more freedom and spaciousness within relationship, and especially for those on a conscious path of spiritual unfoldment. This is not a neo-Tantra teaching. There will be no touching, sexual activity, or disrobing.
None. Open to everyone.
May 18 and 19, from 1pm to 5pm Pacific each day.
HOW TO ATTEND Sex and Relationships Unbound
You can join this teaching via two-way Zoom livestream or in person in Portland, Oregon. For livestream attendance, you’ll receive the zoom link via email after you complete your registration.
For in person attendance, please click on the link below for details about any COVID safety regulations currently in effect.
About the teacher
Shambhavi emphasizes the more explicitly devotional teachings and practices of Trika Shaivism and Dzogchen and direct knowing through encounters with the wisdom of the heart. She is also known for making complex teachings about the nature of the self and reality understandable, practical, and always relatable to everyday experience. Her teachings are grounded in her more than thirty-five years of daily personal practice and personal retreats.
“Generosity is a fountain of living light at the heart of creation. Having opened your heart and recognized its identity with the heart of the divine, you want to be here giving and giving throughout your natural lifetime. This is the essence of realization.” ~Shambhavi
You can read more about Shambhavi’s background, training and publications here.
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