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David Lewis-Williams - Native American Indians - Sex

Identifier

011562

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

The Mind in the Cave – David Lewis-Williams

Sexual arousal is an important theme that David Whitley adds to the list.  In North America, supernatural power was associated with sexual potency, and shamans were believed to be especially virile… Sexual arousal and penile erections are associated with both altered states of consciousness and sleep. 

The source of the experience

Native American Indians

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Symbols

Sacred pipe

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Suppressions

Making love
Sex magick
Sexual stimulation

Commonsteps

References