• Spans the world's cultures and religious traditions.
• An invaluable resource for couples following the path of Tantric spirituality.
What has happened to the language of lovers? Where are the rich, sensual, erotic, and alluring words that can describe our feelings and emotions? For centuries in cultures throughout the world there have been poetic and evocative words used to express the ecstatic feelings that men and women share in that marvelous and mysterious moment of being in love. For people who want to find their way back to that moment, this book contains inspirations that reveal the sacred tradition of ecstasy in love and sexuality.
This celebration of love contains a vast and diverse body of writings on sacred sexuality from Aboriginal Australia, Celtic Ireland, India, Japan, and China to ancient Greece and Rome and Renaissance and Enlightenment Europe. This treasure trove exalting the powers of love will kindle the fires of romance and offer playful and profound ways to contact the divine through earthly love.
"You have the eyes of Hera,
the hands of Athena,
the breasts of Aphrodite.
Blessed is the man who looks upon you.
Thrice blessed is the man who hears you talk.
A demi-god is the man who kisses you.
A god the man who takes you into bed."