What are our masculine and feminine energies?!
Remember last month, when we discussed sex and breath coming together in tantric practices? Well…
“Tantra—an Eastern philosophy that believes the universe is created by and made up of masculine (Shiva) and feminine (Shakti) energies that infuse all things.”
– Lena Schmidt, of the Chopra Center
Everyone has some of both energies, one often more dominant than the other. However, these energies don’t necessary have to correspond with someone’s sex nor gender identity.
Here are some characteristics of our feminine energy:
Here are some characteristics of our masculine energy:
(These characteristics inspired by NaimaRitter.com)
We might choose to summarize these as our actions (masculine) and our intentions (feminine).
Keep in mind that these are not true for all people and that YOU get to interpret what characterized your own masculine and feminine energies.