Aphrodite's Daughters by Jalaja Bonheim
Women's Sexual Stories and the Journey of the Soul

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An intimate look at the transformative power of women's sexual experiences.

Based on the stories of ordinary American women, Aphrodite’s Daughters explores the central role of sexuality in women's spiritual journey. Witty, wise, entertaining, and compassionate, Aphrodite's Daughters quickly became an underground classic, and has changed the lives of thousands of women.

About Jalaja Bonheim

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Jalaja Bonheim, Ph.D. (www.jalajabonheim.com) is an inspiring teacher, public speaker, counselor, author and circle leader. Fresh, clear, and compassionate, her message is heart-centered and hopeful yet also down-to-earth and practical.Raised in Austria and Germany, Jalaja studied classical temple dance in India before coming to the United States in 1982. She is the author of four books, which were inspired by her passion for integrating sexuality and spirituality, empowering women, and celebrating the feminine spirit.
Published June 4, 1997 by Touchstone. 403 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Erotica, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Bonheim claims to be karmically linked to a lineage of ancient Hindu sexual priestesses, and she offers a four-page invocation to Aphrodite as part of her introduction, but even readers skeptical of the New Age should appreciate her presentation of accounts by 30 mature women about their sexual e...

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In contrast, Tantra recommends that, in general, women should preside over the ritual of lovemaking, and that men should honor women as their sexual guides and teachers," writes Jalaja Bonheim.

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