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Articles written by  The Sanctuary of  Ananda Perth

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CONSCIOUS SEX

Contaminated Sexual Energy, sexual energy that is used with intent for purely glamour and selfish gratification is the path of INVOLUTION the true meaning according to the Masters of what is known as "the original sin".

Sacred Sex (Tantra/Kama Sutra/Tao) is created to be a merging of the polar opposites of the masculine feminine, both within spirit and of the physical plane, it is the merging of the senses, the nadis, the meridians, known as (microcosmic orbit), the physical body and it is the unity of the heart.  Sex between two people is intended to share "convey" energy with another as an honouring of this wisdom.

That is why I for one believe in the importance of making love with someone who has the same or very similar understanding, vibration and energy as me.  Anything less is of no desire to me and an absolute waste of time.  Seriously why would I want to have sex with someone just for genital pleasure, validation, a need for personality gratification, a need to "BONK".  Everything in their astral body merges and shares with mine and if we don't vibrate at similar levels and there's is of lower vibration, I will be allowing that into me.  "Astral Imprint"......in my past I have done this UNCONSCIOUSLY, now that I have a deeper understanding I have CONSCIOUS SEX by choice.  I have paid the price dearly in the past of the side effects of contaminated sexual energy that is not clean.

9 Years ago when I embarked on this path as a Tantra Teacher, I would sometimes get ill after working with a client who had sex addiction, dark porn addiction etc.  I did not know at the time what their story was as most clients never divulge the skeletons out of the closet, however my body knew, my soul knew, and I wasn't even having intercourse with them, only deep intimate tantric touch, yet my heart was still merging with them.  It has taken me a long time to see this, being the observer of the play, working with Masters that opened doorways for me to see the "blind spots" I was missing and then to put steps in place with intent to not allow this energy to no longer affect me in a teaching capacity.

The practice of Tantra is an awakening of the higher self; it is a doorway into the Divine of self-realization, self-love and self knowing.

Tantra is "know thyself" then "know the partner you are making love with" then take this intimacy out into the cosmos, the oneness in all things.

Copyright The Sanctuary of Ananda 2014

DISCIPLINE or ENTHUSIASM?A long time ago the subject of Discipline came up one day whilst I was training with my Teacher. He asked me if I knew the true meaning of Discipline. So with great zest and vigor I responded by telling him my daily routine right down to the fine art of "time frame". Feeling confident and proud that my teacher would be impressed with the disciplined practices I was doing I waited for his response. After observing for what seemed like forever he answered me with a smile and said "that's not discipline, that's enthusiasm". I was really stunned, I didnt expect that answer and my personality was not happy in the least with what he said. But as I delved deeper into my heart, I knew and felt his words as revelation. I would do my daily routine when everything in my life was going great and I was feeling "enthused" but I would stop in times of crisis and I would only concentrate on one particular "aspect" of my life at one time. So what is discipline? To walk the path and aspire to light one must have courage, will power, commitment and understanding of discipline in our spiritual life, emotional life, personality body and physical body. For example, some people are extremely disciplined when it comes to eating correctly, they will spend countless hours preparing healthy nutritious organic vegetarian meals, researching vitamins and minerals and the latest evolution in health products, however there is not much energy being expanded on disciplining their unstable personality and emotional swings or spiritual practices. Others may for example, be very disciplined in their spiritual practice, attending yoga classes, meditation, pranayama, and journaling etc, but may neglect to focus on their nutrition. Others become disciplined in other areas of their life but continue to smoke and indulge in alcohol and drugs. Discipline on the path is a commitment to the physical body, personality body, emotional body and spiritual body DAILY, even when life throws us storms, stress and chaos, the key is not to give up no matter what and to stay focused not on a goal but on the path of evolution. It is important to remember not to become "fanatical" about one thing, but to maintain balance in "all things".I see so many people become excited, inspired and enthusiastic when they attend a new workshop or find a new healing modality.It opens new doorways, possibilities, healing and hope, for all of us to some degree aspire to light because 'light' makes us feel good, that we are making progress and we are healing and moving forward. They go back home totally empowered and dedicate time to their daily practice, then one day for whatever reason, their personality hits a crisis point and then they miss a day, then two, then three and before they know it, months have gone by without doing any further practice and some part of them may feel like a failure, or perhaps they beat themselves up for having no will power, or they promise themselves "tomorrow is a new day" for the lower personality filter (shadow) will always continue to try to keep us bound in the "Path of Least Resistance".They key is to write down your goals, inspirations and a simple daily routine that will suit, flow and fit into your life style. Use the power of the mind, not the emotions to override any resistance. Focus and breathe. Watch for any resistance and self sabotage and keep a journal. If you do miss a day, make sure it is only a day, then dust yourself off, pick yourself up and keep on going, ignore the chitter of the shadow personality, journal and examine your thoughts and feelings, be willing to look deeper into you, your actions and intents, then with steadfastness and love, continue to move onwards and upwards. No one or no thing is perfect; "define perfection" instead see perfection as an inner knowing, faith and surrender to the commitment of self-love.

Copyright The Sanctuary of Ananda 2014

KISSING

Life force energy referred to as prana, chi, manna, ki is derived from sun, air, food and water.  Every day the body absorbs this previous elixir and turns into energy, fuel for the human body.  This energy is stored in the hara, tan Tien and in the White tigress practices "the cauldron" and is located 2 to 3 finger widths underneath the belly button.  This is the fuel tank or the energy tank of the body, like a fuel tank of a car.

Chi is absorbed through the mouth and eyes in both men and women; however women also absorb chi through their nipples and men through the head of his lingam (the dragonhead).  This is one of the reasons kissing inspires so much sexual passion through "a double chi charge" especially when the tongue is also involved.  The tongue is the last place in the human body that dies; it can also activate all of the sensory receptor nerve endings in the entire body allowing the body to remember play and youthfulness to explore your partner on many levels.  Increased saliva is another benefit of kissing, saliva in Tantra is known as the "divine water" and is precious nourishment for the body as well as aiding the digestion process and helps maintain healthy teeth and gums.

One of the most amazing tantric practices is kissing the entire body from head to foot, to explore your partners body with your tongue and lips, tasting, smelling, touching feeling and seeing.  Kissing the top lip of a woman and the small of her chin can be highly arousing for her and kissing, breathing gently into the Ajna (third eye chakra) can be highly intoxicating for a man.  The act of kissing deeply stimulates passion and creates beautiful erotic intimacy.  So next time you are kissing your partner, let the romance come alive and explore a world with no beginning, no end.

Happy kissing everyone!

Copyright The Sanctuary of Ananda 2014

WHAT IS A SOUL MATE?

There has been so many articles written on the topic of the soul mate and each and every one will have their own unique interpretation of what a soul mate is.  This of course will also depend on past relationship experiences like falling in love, romantic movies, and literature we have read.  Information and experiences that we assimilate from our world then becomes a construct for our core beliefs.

According to the teachings of the "Yoga Sutra's of Patanjali" the deepest authentic teachings of Tantra and the journey of the Light of the Soul, an actual soul mate is extremely rare to find.  I guess in theory, one could say we are all soul mates because we are all connected to the one source, however there is a distinct difference when it comes to a Sacred Love Soul Mate.

For those that have not heard of the 7 RAY TYPES, I really encourage you to seek authentic books and information on this subject because the source is an authentic and true awakening to understand and learn about the RAYS.  Kurt Abraham is a brilliant author of many books written on the 7 RAYS.  Basically the soul incarnates in each life time on one of the 7 Rays.  The entire universe is governed by structure, boundaries and rules both on the earth plane and in the hierarchy of the Spiritual Logos.  The astral body which is the emotional body often referred to as the personality also incarnates on a separate RAY type.

Each RAY has its own unique journey of gifts and talents to share learn and grow from each incarnation.  For example Mother Teresa is on the RAY TYPE 2 which is "Love and Wisdom".  One of my sons who is extremely intelligent "mentally polarized" is on RAY 3 which is more of the mental plane and usually you will find accountants, lawyers etc. reside on this RAY.

As the RAY'S impart their gifts, they also experience the duality of challenges and conflicts. RAY type 2 make profound healers and light workers, however the duality of this RAY type is constant challenges around  "boundaries".  What comes easy to RAY type 2 (sharing and giving love) also becomes a challenge to know when to give love, and when to practice self-preservation.

Many souls gravitate to another Ray type that is not on their type simply for learning, growth and expansion.  Those that connect on the same Ray type will more than usually be life time friends because it is "easy to understand each other" on so many levels.

My partner for example is on RAY type 3 which is more of the mental plane and I am on RAY type 2 which is more of the emotional plane of love and wisdom.  However, both our Astral RAY types are on the same RAY and therefore we are compatible in the unity of perfect intuition, each one knowing what the other one is feeling and being able to read each other perfectly because the astral body is about emotions and communication.  Our soul RAY Types are not compatible, however that does not mean that we are not able to function in a beautiful loving harmonious relationship, it simply means our souls can greatly benefit from the gifts each one brings into our journey.  After all, relationships are a mirror of reflection for learning, growth and expansion.

So according to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali the definition of a true "soul mate" is when two people have compatible RAY types of both the SOUL as well as the ASTRAL body.  This is the true alignment of what the West refer to as "Soul Mate" as all of the RAYS are aligned.  This of course is an extremely powerful union both in the physical and the spiritual.

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