Heard, Gerald - Pain, Sex and Time - On sexual stimulation
Type of Spiritual Experience
None of Gerald Heard’s books explicitly explains his use of sexual stimulation because at the time he wrote, there was considerable repression of these ideas, but his descriptions could not be more meaningful in the context of what we now know
A description of the experience
Pain, Sex and Time – Gerald Heard
.......under the phraseology of alchemy and astrology, more than once was disguised knowledge of the endocrine system and how, by breath control and concentration to release hormonic changes which not only changed the energies and powers of the body but profoundly altered the quality and extent of consciousness..
........for it is now known that the sex hormones cannot act unless the master gland – the pituitary sends out a non-sex hormone to bring them into action. The pituitary is a brain gland situated just behind the root of the nose and one in close touch with the higher mental activities