Always refreshing, yoni shakti brings womb yoga, irreverent and inspiring, Goddess-focused tantra and vibrant feminism together in an astonishingly potent combination. Packed with fascinating real life stories and vibrant testimony, Yoni Shakti is about freedom and power, encompassing yoga, as well as history and philosophy and practical guidance, sex, health and spirituality.
. In this courageous and radical book, Uma Dinsmore-Tuli explores the sexual politics of yoga from a perspective that sees women’s spiritual transformation as the most revolutionary force.
Wild Power: Discover the Magic of Your Menstrual Cycle and Awaken the Feminine Path to Power
Few women really know about the physiology of their cycle, and many do not see it as an integral part of their health and wellbeing, let alone as a potential guide to emotional and spiritual empowerment. Wild power tells a radical new story about feminine power. As a woman you are coded for power, and the journey to realizing the fullness and beauty of that power – your Wild Power – lies in the rhythm and change of your menstrual cycle.
The menstrual cycle is a vital and vitalizing system in the female body, yet our understanding of and respect for this process is both limited and distorted. It reveals: •your inner architecture and the path to power that is encoded in your body •how to tune in to the rhythm and changes of your menstrual cycle to realize the fullness and beauty of your authority •Three ‘maps’ to guide you through the energies, affirm your expression in the world and achieve a deep sense of belongingWritten with humour, and packed with women's stories and quotes throughout, tasks and challenges presented as you journey through each cycle •How to work with your Inner Seasons to pace your energy, calm your nervous system and gain insight into your overall wellbeing •How to work with your cycle to channel spiritual forces, tenderness and practicality, Wild Power will restore women to wholeness and reinstate the full majesty and grace of the Feminine.
Womb Awakening: Initiatory Wisdom from the Creatrix of All Life
The authors look at the power of the moon and its connection to sacred Womb Consciousness, offering meditations and practices to help awaken your spiritual Womb and activate its sacred magic of creation and manifestation. Rediscover the lost ancient mystery teachings of the cosmic womb • 2017 nautilus silver award• explains how each of us has a holographic blueprint of the womb of creation, and the traditions of Mary Magdalene and Sophia• Includes access to three guided Womb Awakening audio journeysThe Ancients lived by a feminine cosmology of creation, and activate the Womb’s sacred magic of creation and manifestation• Looks at the power of the moon and its connection to sacred Womb Consciousness• Explores how the lost Womb mystery teachings were encoded in folk and fairy tales, experience the Womb of God within, our spiritual Womb• Offers practices to help awaken your spiritual Womb, the legends of the Holy Grail, where everything was birthed and dissolved through a sacred universal Womb.
They explain how to activate the energetic gateways of the Womb and merge the heart and Womb to make sexual union the highest sacrament of love. Revealing how we must reconnect with the divine feminine to rebirth the Divine Masculine and restore balance to our world, we help return our world to harmony with the wild, as we reawaken the powerful ancient path of the Womb Mysteries, they show how, untamed creative flows and cyclical rhythms of the cosmos.
They explore how these teachings were encoded in the symbolism of folk and fairy tales; the legends of the Holy Grail; the traditions of Mary Magdalene and Sophia; the maiden, queen, and crone archetypes; and the teachings of alchemy and the chakras. Azra and seren bertrand reconstruct the moon-based feminine mystery teachings of a lost global Womb religion, tracing the tradition all the way back to the Neanderthals and beyond.
They show how sages and shamans across the globe all secretly spoke of the Cosmic Womb and the sacred creative powers of Moon Blood. Within each of us, whether female or male, lies a holographic blueprint of this Womb of Creation, connecting us to the Web of Life.
Burning from without: the role of shame, and honour in the time-worn ways the dominant culture uses fire to control the Feminine. With contributions from leading burning women of our era: Isabel Abbott, Shiloh Sophia McCloud, Molly Remer, ALisa Starkweather, Julie Daley, Bethany Webster . The darkness: overcoming our fear of the dark, and discovering its importance in cultivating power.
This incendiary text was written for women who burn with passion, have been burned with shame, in another place, and who at another time, would have been burned at the stake. Nautilus award winning burning woman is a breath-taking and controversial woman’s journey through history— personal and cultural—on a quest to find and free her own power.
Uncompromising and all-encompassing, acid attacks, how it has been controlled, fearlessly examining the roots of Feminine power—what it is, shaming and burnout, through to the way women are burned today in cyber bullying, Pearce uncovers the archetype of the Burning Women of days gone by—Joan of Arc and the witch trials, and why it needs to be unleashed on the world during our modern Burning Times.
Burning woman explores: burning from within: a woman’s power—how to build it, engage it and not be destroyed by it.
Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga
I highly recommend this soon-to-be classic!” —Shiva Rea, yogini“Sally Kempton has given us a mythic manual for a new kind of feminism—a feminism of the soul. In awakening shakti, mantras, and beautifully told stories, bringer of strength, visualizations, who confers prosperity and beautySaraswati, for clarity of communication and intuitionRadha, to awaken creativity and the capacity to loveWith a wealth of meditations, you will learn how to recognize and invite:Kali, teachings, and untamed freedomLakshmi, who creates the space for sacred transformationParvati, who carries the divine energy of spiritual longingBhuvaneshvari, fierce love, Awakening Shakti provides a practical guide for activating the currents of the divine feminine in every aspect of your life.
Sally kempton's new book is a treasure that brings myth, meditation, and everyday revelation together in a way that will allow every woman to embody the divine feminine in her life. And this is a good thing, because humanity needs feminine power now as both a healing tonic and a source of reinvention. Elizabeth lesser, cofounder of the Omega Institute, author of Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow.
Yet most of us, women as well as men, have yet to experience the full potential of our inner feminine energies. When you know these powers for what they are, love more deeply and fearlessly, they heighten your capacity to open spiritually, create with greater mastery, and move through the world with skill and delight.
Sally enlivens the full spectrum of the goddess—from independent protector, to lover, to dynamic and powerful creatrix. How do you live a life of spiritual awakening as well as outer abundance, inner freedom as well as deep intimacy? How do you serve the world selflessly, yet passionately celebrate your life?The sages of Tantra have known for centuries that when you follow the path of Shakti—the sacred feminine principle personified by the goddesses of yoga—these gifts can manifest spontaneously.
Tantric Yoga and the Wisdom Goddesses: Spiritual Secrets of Ayurveda
Tantric yoga and the Wisdom Goddesses is an excellent introduction to the essence of Hindu Tantrism. He also introduces the reader to the core Tantric practices of meditation and mantra recitation, focusing on the ten Wisdom Goddesses" states Georg Feuerstein. The author discusses all the major concepts and offers valuable corrections for many existing misconceptions.
Awakening to Kali: The Goddess of Radical Transformation
She brings both fierceness and love, destruction and rebirth—and untamed courage and freedom for those willing to fully comprehend and embrace her many gifts. Kali as the mirror of our own inner state kali the blood drinker the two faces of the dark goddess kali and the ego kali’s fierce forms kali’s role in spiritual liberation contemplation: the felt sense of Kali in Your Life The Tantric Kali: Deity of Heroes The Kali Woman: Archetype of Feminine Power, Sexuality, and Force A Kali Asana Practice A Contemplation on Kali’s Audacity The Shadow Kali Kali as the Inner Voice of Destructive Rage Dialoguing with Kali a guided practice Kali as the Human Teacher A Visualization Practice for Offering Your Negative Tendencies to Kali’s Fire Unlocking the Hidden Kali Meditation: Kali as the Great Void.
Kali, teaches sally kempton, may be both the most powerful—and misunderstood—goddess of all. Kali—her name means “black One”—is the original Dark Goddess, whose hidden gift is ecstasy. The sages of tantra taught that when we follow the path of Shakti, the sacred feminine principle personified by the goddesses of yoga, we awaken the full potential of our own inner energies.
In this e-book, prayers, readers are invited to explore teachings, meditations, poems, stories, mantras, invocations, and rituals to align with this cosmic force of radical transformation.
Shakti Woman: Feeling Our Fire, Healing Our World
From the author of the classic Motherpeace–an inspiring and practical guide for awakening women's shamanic healing powers to heal ourselves and our planet.
Tantra Illuminated: The Philosophy, History, and Practice of a Timeless Tradition
Since the west’s discovery of tantra 100 years ago, speculation, there has been considerable fascination, and more than a little misinformation about this spiritual movement. Now, tantra illuminated presents an accessible introduction to this sacred tradition that began 1, 500 years ago, for the first time in the English language, in the far north of India.
This book takes readers on a fascinating journey to the very heart of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices. The book uses translations from primary Sanskrit sources, offers a profound look at spiritual practice, and reveals Tantra’s rich history and powerful teachings.
Shakti Rising: Embracing Shadow and Light on the Goddess Path to Wholeness
But in order to stop this fight, we must expand our understanding beyond the dualities of good versus bad, and beautiful versus ugly, right versus wrong, and accept the parts of ourselves we’ve tried to deny. Pulling from eastern traditions including tantra and yoga, and focusing on the feminine principle of divine energy also known as Shakti, this book bridges the divide between dualistic concepts and non-dual philosophy.
In our search for peace and happiness, trying to repress or disown certain qualities, violence, we may find ourselves fighting the shadows within us, discomfort, craving, especially our anger, and disappointment. Winner of the 2017 nautilus gold book award! the wisdom of the Mahavidyas, the ten wisdom goddesses who represent the interconnected darkness and light within all of us, has been steeped in esoteric and mystical descriptions that made them seem irrelevant to ordinary life.
. But with this book, written by a respected cardiologist who found herself on a spiritual search for the highest truth, you’re invited to explore this ancient knowledge and learn how it can be applied to daily struggles and triumphs—and how it can help you find unreserved self-love and acceptance. The pursuit of contentment is an innate part of the human experience, arising from a fundamental sense of lack or inadequacy—all the things we believe to be wrong with us when we compare or judge ourselves.
By exploring the symbolism of the mahavidyas kali, chinnamasta, dhumavati, and kamalatmika—each with a veiled face representing a destructive quality that perpetuates ignorance and suffering, Baglamukhi, Matangi, Bhuvaneshwari, Tara, Tripura Bhairavi, Tripurasundari, and a true face representing the wisdom that stimulates profound transformation and liberation—you’ll learn to embrace and incorporate every aspect of who you are.
With practices, overcome your limitations, and stories from the author’s own spiritual seeking, and suffering, you can finally begin to heal, this exploration of the divine feminine will gently reveal the source of your fear, self-inquiry prompts, pain, showing you that when you allow those parts of yourself to arise and simply be, and open to the light and beauty of your true nature.
Mother's Breath: A Definitive Guide to Yoga Breathing, Sound and Awareness Practices During Pregnancy, Birth, Post-natal Recovery and Mothering
Reflections on the links between conscious and unconscious breath as the basis for the hidden power of pranayama make this book a valuable reference for those teaching any form of pranayama, especially those with an interest in the practical application of pranayama skills in daily life and times of challenge.
Includes birthing breath, pre- and postnatal sonic massage for babies, and the specific application and safe modification of classical yoga pranayama practices. Gripping stories and case studies of the practical application of yoga breath and sound by mothers. An ideal reference for all women yoga students of childbearing age - and especially their teachers.
The definitive guide to yoga breathing, sound and awareness practices during pregnancy, birth and postnatal recovery. Detailed, sound and awareness practices for pregnancy, birth, easy-to-follow practical instructions for yoga breath, postnatal recovery and mothering. New, electronic edition of a popular reference text with an updated foreword and conclusion from the author.
Beautiful new electronic format; B&W diagrams, lots of goddess yantras, gorgeous graphic design, reads like a dream!.