Did you write an article about this too? Let's get all the goodies. 

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Edgar Owen 
  To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 8:20 AM
  Subject: Re: [Zen] Sex Chi

  Jeni Jeni,

  Historically there is a long history of discussions of sex and sexual energy 
associated with Zen, Tao, Tibetan Buddhism and Tantra all have their particular 
takes on the matter. The basic idea is that the sexual energy is one of the 
primary sources where chi enters one's body. At that point the idea is to use 
specific techniques to distribute that energy within one's energy centers and 
one's whole being to refresh it and make it strong and healthy, and enlightened 
rather than just immediately expending the sexual energy outward from its 
source. Tantra in particular advocates a man and a woman working together to do 
this. The idea is that they sexually join not with the goal of quick orgasm but 
with the goal of mutually stimulating and increasing the genital chi and then 
working together to distribute that through their chakras and entire bodies. 
The idea is that naturally a man and woman together can generate and move a lot 
more good energy than either alone. 

  In the past I've used this technique extensively and found it extremely 
effective and health inducing and an excellent technique on the path to 


  On Aug 28, 2008, at 1:17 AM, Jeni Jeni wrote:

    When I was very sexually active, I felt life-power in sex. I think that is 
CHI, or is that like addiction? There is manic energy that came from sex and 
also from drugs. Is that Chi? 


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