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Sexual Secrets: The Alchemy of Ecstasy

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and#8226; The #1 guide to sex and mysticism, redesigned in full color for the new millennium.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; More than 600 illustrations of the erotic sentiment, 200 in full color.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; More than 1 million copies sold with translations in 19 languages.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Combines the wisdom of the great Eastern sages with images from the West to present a celebration of creative sexuality.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Sexual Secretsandlt;/iandgt; is the definitive guide to sex and mysticism, revealing the wisdom of the sages of India, Nepal, Tibet, China, and Japan whose teachings on sexuality unveil how physical love can be the pathway to spiritual liberation. Containing more than 600 illustrations--the most comprehensive collection of images expressing the erotic sentiment--and with more than one million copies sold in more than 19 languages, andlt;iandgt;Sexual Secretsandlt;/iandgt; unlocks for everyone the experience of ecstasy once sealed in the ancient texts and art of the East. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In celebration of its 20th year in print, andlt;iandgt;Sexual Secretsandlt;/iandgt; has been completely revised and redesigned and includes 200 color illustrations to complement Penny Slinger's unsurpassed black-and-white illustrations, which evoke all the major cultures of the East. Working from contemporary models and from ancient pieces originally commissioned by kings and emperors, Slinger blends images of the West with the sentiments of the East to further enhance the experience of the text and to help in the transmission of the secrets--a celebration of creative sexuality.

Synopsis:

Revised and redesigned in full color, the #1 bestselling book on sex and mysticism covers the philosophy, psychology, art, theory, and practice of Eastern sexuality.

Synopsis:

• The #1 guide to sex and mysticism, redesigned in full color for the new millennium.

• More than 600 illustrations of the erotic sentiment, 200 in full color.

• More than 1 million copies sold with translations in 19 languages.

• Combines the wisdom of the great Eastern sages with images from the West to present a celebration of creative sexuality.

Sexual Secrets is the definitive guide to sex and mysticism, revealing the wisdom of the sages of India, Nepal, Tibet, China, and Japan whose teachings on sexuality unveil how physical love can be the pathway to spiritual liberation. Containing more than 600 illustrations--the most comprehensive collection of images expressing the erotic sentiment--and with more than one million copies sold in more than 19 languages, Sexual Secrets unlocks for everyone the experience of ecstasy once sealed in the ancient texts and art of the East.

In celebration of its 20th year in print, Sexual Secrets has been completely revised and redesigned and includes 200 color illustrations to complement Penny Slinger's unsurpassed black-and-white illustrations, which evoke all the major cultures of the East. Working from contemporary models and from ancient pieces originally commissioned by kings and emperors, Slinger blends images of the West with the sentiments of the East to further enhance the experience of the text and to help in the transmission of the secrets--a celebration of creative sexuality.

Synopsis:

20th anniversary edition.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

About the Author

Nik Douglas, an authority on Oriental art and writing, studied Oriental philosophy, art, medicine, and related sexual practices while living in the Himalayas. He also studied with Indian physicians, adepts of tantra, and Tibetan lamas, mastering Sanskrit and the Tibetan language in order to translate these Oriental texts. He lives in Anguilla, British West Indies.

Penny Slinger is one of Europe's leading erotic artists. A graduate of the Chelsea College of Fine Arts, her work has been hailed as progressive eroticism that explores female sexuality. She resides in California.

Table of Contents

Sexual Secrets: 20th Anniversary Edition

The Alchemy of Ecstasy

New discoveries on the origins of the secrets

Preface to the 20th anniversary edition

Publisher's Preface

Introduction

Part One: Brahma The Creative

Part Two: Shiva The Transcendental

Shiva

The Buddha

The Yellow Emperor

Part Three: Vishnu The Preserver

Summary of secrets

Glossary

Bibliography

Acknowledgments

Index 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892818051
Author:
Douglas, Nik
Author:
Slinger, Penny
Publisher:
Destiny Books
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
Sexuality - Manuals
Subject:
Sexuality
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Erotica
Subject:
Sex customs
Subject:
Sexual Instruction
Subject:
Sex -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Sexual Instruction
Subject:
CULTURAL;CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;INDIGENOUS TRADITIO
Subject:
CULTURAL;CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;INDIGENOUS TRADITIO
Subject:
CULTURAL;CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;INDIGENOUS TRADITIO
Subject:
CULTURAL;CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;INDIGENOUS TRADITIO
Subject:
CULTURAL;CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;INDIGENOUS TRADITIO
Subject:
CULTURAL;CULTURE;CULTURES;EARTH;EARTH STUDIES;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;ENERGY;ENERGY MEDICINE;ESOTERIC;HEALTH AND HEALING;ALTERNATIVE;HEALTH, HEALING;HEALTH/SELF-HELP;HINDUISM;HOLISTIC;INDIGENOUS;INDIGENOUS CULTURES;INDIGENOUS SPIRITUALITY;INDIGENOUS TRADITIO
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
NASA/TP-1999-208691
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
199 color and 401 bandamp;w illustration
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Revised and redesigned in full color, the #1 bestselling book on sex and mysticism covers the philosophy, psychology, art, theory, and practice of Eastern sexuality.
"Synopsis" by , • The #1 guide to sex and mysticism, redesigned in full color for the new millennium.

• More than 600 illustrations of the erotic sentiment, 200 in full color.

• More than 1 million copies sold with translations in 19 languages.

• Combines the wisdom of the great Eastern sages with images from the West to present a celebration of creative sexuality.

Sexual Secrets is the definitive guide to sex and mysticism, revealing the wisdom of the sages of India, Nepal, Tibet, China, and Japan whose teachings on sexuality unveil how physical love can be the pathway to spiritual liberation. Containing more than 600 illustrations--the most comprehensive collection of images expressing the erotic sentiment--and with more than one million copies sold in more than 19 languages, Sexual Secrets unlocks for everyone the experience of ecstasy once sealed in the ancient texts and art of the East.

In celebration of its 20th year in print, Sexual Secrets has been completely revised and redesigned and includes 200 color illustrations to complement Penny Slinger's unsurpassed black-and-white illustrations, which evoke all the major cultures of the East. Working from contemporary models and from ancient pieces originally commissioned by kings and emperors, Slinger blends images of the West with the sentiments of the East to further enhance the experience of the text and to help in the transmission of the secrets--a celebration of creative sexuality.

"Synopsis" by , 20th anniversary edition.
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