A new study found that sexual pleasure literally puts you into a trance. That’s not exactly news to Tantra practitioners since using sexual activity to reach a trance state is one of the goals of Tantric sex.
Many people feel that they “lose control” in the climax of a sexual encounter, and research shows this is a very apt description of what’s going on in the brain.
In a paper in the journal Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology last month, Northwestern University neuroscientist Adam Safron proposes that the rhythmic nature of sexual activity gives rise to a trance state involving total sensory absorption and a loss of self-awareness. Read more