Ask Deepak: Is Sexual Energy the Same as Spiritual Energy?

So  many people have asked me over the years why some spiritual traditions consider sexual energy to be the same as spiritual energy. Is sexual energy the same a spiritual energy? Let’s examine this…

Spiritual energy, the energy that comes from pure consciousness, is the creative energy of the universe. Without that energy we would not be alive and nothing would have life in it as life is the vitality of pure consciousness. Sexual energy is also the creative energy of the universe. Without that energy we would not exist either. Sexual energy manifests itself as charm, attraction, love , infatuation, intimacy. It is the merging of consciousness and the emergence of new life. Therefore sexual energy and spiritual energy are the same.

Many wisdom traditions consider the peak moment of sexual energy the death of the ego. When somebody experiences intimacy and reaches orgasm, we feel vulnerable, intimate, we are defenseless, spontaneous, joyful, carefree and there is a sense of timelessness. These are the characteristics and true nature of our spirit. Living your life with this level of intimacy would allow to emerge the evolutionary impulse, the creative energy of the universe, which your spirit.

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