Reflecting upon death; has actually been the theme of Her brutal-ness of wild fierce love always has led me to radical experiences. This article was sparked after a few conversations with participants on the Kundalini Tantra Yoga Retreat I recently co-hosted here in Bali, with the theme being a lot around; 'who am I, without all that I am offering in the world, if I am not anyone of significance?
InI experienced the death of my father. This moment catalyzed a contemplative period during which I mourned, and also allowed myself to experience the full range of human emotions, including joy. I began to understand the importance making time and space to deeply feel my emotions.
The term la petite mort has quite a history. In the 18th and 19th centuries, it referred to a temporary and brief loss of consciousness, such as one may experience from fainting or dizziness. But the term has always been linked in some way with sexual release.
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As he lightly circles his finger and the music swells, the screen reddens and so do I. The concept arose after a discussion at the Copenhagen Game Collective. This is a network of experimental developers responsible for the annual romance and sex-themed Lyst Summit and other boundary-pushing projects such as an adult colouring game.
There are some similarities between the ephemeral burst of an orgasm and the finality of death. But the French are just too complicated—and well, European—to reduce the poetry of an orgasm to a fuzzy feeling of lightheadedness. The so-called greatest lovers in the world, the French, have delivered an orgasm for existentialists. Just like our precious little lives, an orgasm is indescribable and over in an overwhelming flash.
The first attested use of the expression in English was in with the meaning of "fainting fit. The first attested use with the meaning of "orgasm" was only in More widely, it can refer to the spiritual release that comes with orgasm or to a short period of melancholy or transcendence as a result of the expenditure of the " life force.