Why Soul Gazing is Your New Yoga Practice

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Communication occurs on many levels, we know that it goes far beyond talking and listening.  We’re referring to what happens when you open up the energy lines between people with the exercise known as soul gazing. It’s been known to give participants an altered state of consciousness by staring into another person’s eyes for ten minutes. Psychologists refer to this as a dissociative state brought about by the lack of sensory stimulation.

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The Yoga of Soul of Gazing

 

If the word Tantra conjures up scenes of sexuality, you’re not alone. The introduction of Tantric practices in the West has inadvertently become identified with a practice that’s laced with nudity, sexuality, and occasionally, promiscuity.

The truth is, Tantra may enhance your sex life, but only by deepening your connection to your energy and your body first. Although Tantric practices are founded on the principal of intimacy, intimacy is not purely physical. It’s the act of connecting so deeply that you feel as if you are getting a glimpse into your and perhaps another’s soul.

The Tantric practice aims to expand beyond perceived limitations of yogic philosophy and the asanas. When one meditates it is the space between thoughts where one begins to find a glimpse of inner peace. As yogis, we cultivate that space until the thoughts become less and less obtrusive, and the space between them becomes vast.

The exploration of the subtle energies within the body and their connection to the universe provide the opportunity to understand the purpose of life and the principles of union in new dimensions.

Try this exercise with a partner

 

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Come into a loose, cross-legged position (typically the larger person in Sukhasana first). Your partner then sits on your thighs and crosses their ankles behind your back. Touch your third eye centers (space between the eyebrows) as you both lengthen through your spines. Gaze lightly into each other’s eyes as you inhale and exhale through the nose. Take 5 breaths, allowing a natural synchronicity of breath, with your palms resting on the backside of your partner’s heart. Surrender to the intimate experience of both your and your partner’s heartbeat. Try this for 10 minutes. 

EXPAND YOUR CAPACITY FOR INTIMACY

If you’re practicing Tantra Yoga on your own or with a partner, you’re expanding your capacity for intimacy and union. With practice, we’re able to get up close and intimate with the beliefs and behaviors that hold us back from the intimacy we desire. In addition, Tantric techniques are provided to evolve beyond these barriers so that each and every one of us may thrive and prosper.



How to Manifest a Sacred Relationship

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How to Manifest a Sacred Relationship


By: Marcus and Sheila Gillette  |  July 7th, 2018

The following interview was facilitated by Marcus Gillette and channeled by Sheila Gillette. Sheila acts as a medium for the THEO group, 12 archangelic beings, speaking in one voice, here to be mentors and teachers to humanity. Speaking directly through Sheila, THEO is here to guide humanity during this unprecedented shift to a higher state of consciousness.

 

Marcus: Thank you, THEO. It’s great to have you with us today. What does sacred relationship mean to you?

THEO: It is that fulfillment of sacredness within – that recognition of the divinity that you are, the beauty, the uniqueness of your individuality that which is the light of your soul. It is that sacred aspect of your being… that soul that is connected to God… the God-self.

M: Share with us the importance of the relationship unto the self?

T: As one recognizes that divinity, that uniqueness of the being, then that is what is radiated out into the world from a peaceful place (not an angst, not that projection of fears and angers) that which is the resonance of the wholeness within; meaning, that there has been a satisfaction on all aspects of one’s soul to allow unconditional loving presence.

M: Let’s go a little deeper on manifesting a romantic relationship.

T: Romantic relationships can be attracted from very many ways, and most often there is in romance the attraction first that is a lustful one or an energetic connectivity that allows you to recognize one. There is a resonance. It is much like your auric field combining another. There is a vibration that then sparks a lustfulness that leads to romance, but also that which is romantic has to do with your interactions and your sensitivities to another and that awareness with them and with yourself.

You think alike, and you are alike in many ways, for like attracts like. So, if you are in a relationship that you are viewing something that you feel inappropriate, what inside of you is being mirrored to you? There are many facets to romance; but, first off, it is that magnetism, that hormone-pheromone expression and experience, and then underneath that is the recognition of the soulful connectivity.

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