AYP Home

Home   Main Lessons   Tantra Lessons   Support Forums   Interviews   Videos   Books-eBooks-AudioBooks
Topic Index    Site Search    Links Section    Testimonials   
AYP Survey    Traffic    Downloads    Contact



What's New on
AYP Plus?

AYP Retreats
Worldwide Listing

Weekly Global
Meditation and
Healing Samyama

Local Contacts
Meditation Groups,
Training & Retreats

Key L

Lesson Tweets

Start Lessons Here

Desire - Bhakti

Deep Meditation


Spinal Breathing



Sambhavi Mudra

Asanas - Postures


Yoni Mudra

Uddiyana - Nauli

Navi Kriya

Kechari Mudra

Chin Pump

Eight Limbs of Yoga

Samyama & Siddhi

Spinal Bastrika

Heart Breathing

Yoga Nidra
Cosmic Samyama

Mantra Enhancements

Solar Centering



Vajroli Mudra

Whole Body Mudra

Yogic Diet






Nectar Cycle

Kundalini Assistance

Sensitivity Issues

Spirits & Entities



End of Suffering

Karma Yoga

Dare to Dream

Evolution of Action

Prayer & Healing

Yoga for Children


Summary of Practices

Time Management

Modifications to
Baseline System





More Resources

AYP Plus

Support Forums

AYP Survey

audioicon1.jpg (812 bytes)
AYP on Radio & TV

Yoga FAQ

Sanskrit Glossary

AYP Books & Audio


AYP Books Flyer

Extended Booklist


Press Releases

Articles & Media


Website Statistics

AYP-Related Websites

Social Networks



Advanced Yoga Practices
Tantra Lessons
Previous  |  Next

Note: For the Original Internet Lessons with additions, see the AYP Easy Lessons Books. For the Expanded and Interactive Internet Lessons, AYP Online Books, Audiobooks and more, see AYP Plus.

Lesson T78 - Tantra and Erectile Dysfunction

From: Yogani
Date: May 18, 2010

New Visitors: It is recommended you read from the beginning of this tantra yoga archive, as previous lessons are prerequisite to this one. The first lesson is, "What is tantra yoga?"

Q: I would like to seek your advice on the holdback and blocking methods. I am 55 years old and have a problem with early ejaculation, which has been a problem all along for me and my wife. I can usually hold out for about 5 minutes at most. I started using the holdback method recently, and it seems to be working quite well delaying orgasm and ejaculation. But the problem is I can't stay hard after a while. It's the same for the blocking method. I can manage the control of ejaculation, but immediately after 'its' dead. Your advice most appreciated.

A: Sounds like you are doing well with the tantric techniques. It takes time to settle in and gain the full results. Tantric methods will work best in conjunction with twice-daily sitting practices as covered in the main AYP lessons deep meditation, spinal breathing pranayama, etc.

It is normal to lose erection after orgasm, including with blocking. Gaining experience with holdback can greatly increase staying power. You are on the right track with that.

Regarding maintaining erection prior to orgasm, and for erectile issues in general, that is somewhat outside the scope of AYP. Some suggestions may be available in the Tantra section of the online AYP Support Forums, where many issues related to sex are discussed. You can also seek professional help, if it is important for your marriage. But this will have little bearing on your progress in yoga, which is neither dependent on erections nor a cause of erectile dysfunction. Do keep in mind that the older we get, the less utility there is for reproductive sex, contrary to the macho images (and drug prescriptions) we are bombarded with in the media. It may be better to be enlightened in old age than to be macho, though we can certainly find ways to do both if the motivation is there.

Wishing you all the best on your continuing path. Practice wisely, and enjoy!

The guru is in you.

Note: For detailed instructions on the methods of tantra in relation to the broad scope of yoga practices and the enlightenment process, see the AYP Tantra book
, and AYP Plus.

Previous  |  Next

Plus Main Lessons

Plus Tantra Lessons

Plus On-Line
Books & AudioBooks

Direct Downloads

eBooks - PDF, EPUB

FREE eBooks with
MP3 AudioBooks

SAVE  with Bundled
Multi-Title Downloads

Preview AYP Books
(PDF Books Flyer)

Easy Lessons

Advanced Yoga Practices Book

Adventure Novel

Enlightenment Series

Deep Meditation Book

Spinal Breathing Pranayama Book

Tantra Book

Asanas, Mudras & Bandhas Book

Samyama Book

Diet, Shatkarmas and Amaroli Book

Self-Inquiry Book

Bhakti and Karma Yoga Book

Eight Limbs of Yoga Book

Eight Limbs of Yoga Book

Questions & Answers



      © 2003-present    (see copyright notice)

Additional Translations of AYP

AYP Home  Main Lessons  Tantra Lessons  Support Forums  Topic Index  Interviews  Videos  Site Search  Links Section  Testimonials  AYP Survey  Traffic  Books  Downloads  Contact