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The Gnostic Teachings podcast includes lectures about practical spirituality, consciousness, psychology, philosophy, gnosis, religion, kabbalah, meditation, sacred sexuality, and much more.

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Aug 21, 2019

Anyone who has known love knows that it has physical effects: this experience demonstrates that love is a substance. Learn how to work with that substance in order to develop the fullest capabilities of your heart. Discusses how the highest virtue, compassion (bodhichitta, רחמים rachamim), is developed from the substances of our bodies, which is why the sexual energy is considered sacred in all religions. 

“The powers of the masters emanate from their purity of life [chastity] and the merits of their hearts. ” –Samael Aun Weor, Igneous Rose

“The relative jasmine-flower-like [seminal essence; sexual energy] is the embodiment of bliss [Eden], the ultimate [Absolute].” –Hevajra Tantra

“Whosoever is born [again] of God doth not commit sin; for his σπέρμα sperma [seed] remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.”  –1 John 3:9

“Do not allow the movement [loss] of bodhichitta… …not to lose the seminal essence serves as the cause for all powerful attainments… always maintain the ethics of not emitting [the seminal essence].” –Chakrasamvara Fundamental Tantra

“If practitioners transgress pledges and do not restore them, the transgressions become the root cause for their fall into the hell of Unceasing Torture or another hell; thus they are called root downfalls. The fourteen root downfalls are explained as follows…. (5) To lose the jasmine-flower-like bodhichitta means to emit [through orgasm] the seminal essence, the support [for bliss].” –Jamgön Kongtrul, Treasury of Knowledge

“There is precious treasure and משן shemen in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish Adam spendeth it up.” –Proverbs 21:20

“And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured שמן shemen upon the top of it. And he called the name of that place Bethel (House of God)… And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house…” – Genesis 28:19-20

“To draw [bodhichitta] up the central channel [spinal column] means to draw up and stabilize at the crown focal point of energy the seminal essences that have flowed down to the tip of the secret place [sexual organ] by reversing them and experiencing the joys in the ascending order.”  –Chakrasamvara Fundamental Tantra

"Whether one be a man or a woman, by restraining the bindu [sexual seed] that others discharge during cohabitation [via orgasm], one obtains success in the practice of Vajroli… Through practice, the bindu that others discharge is drawn upwards. One can restrain and preserve one's own sexual matter. The Yogi who can preserve the bindu thus overcomes death; death comes by discharging the bindu, and life is prolonged by its preservation.” –Hatha Yoga Pradipika