1900 1940

These source materials appeared between 1900 and 1940 CE.

The Descent of the Dove by Charles Williams (1939)

Early Christians had a method of uniting the sexes with “heavenly daring”.

The Mystical Qabalah by Dion Fortune (1935)

Has the Western world lost its knowledge of the subtler aspects of sex?

The Karezza Method by J. William Lloyd (1931)

A physician’s beautiful, inspiring manual about the practice of Karezza (Synergy).

The Sufi Message of Hazrat Inayat Khan: The Art of Personality by Inayat Khan (~1918)

Sufi sage discusses the importance of conservation.

Sixth Sermon to the Dead by Carl Jung (1916)

Mystic and psychiatrist Carl Jung’s insights regarding sexuality, spirituality and mankind’s ultimate escape from the wheel of birth and death.

Logos Mantram Magic: Gnostic Secrets of the Rose-Cross by Arnold Krumm-Heller (1914)

Founder of the Fraternitas Rosicruciana Antiqua describes the benefits of “El Carezza”.

Sex Force: The Vital Power by WW Atkinson (1913)

Careful control of sexual desire enhances sexual magnetism and promotes happy unions.

Hymn to Kali by John Woodroffe (1913)

Woodroffe’s translation of this tantric text describes the goal of learning perfect sexual self-control with one’s spouse.

Karezza: Ethics of Marriage by Alice Bunker Stockham (1903)

Quaker physician discusses both practical and spiritual implications of the karezza practice.

The Majesty of Sex: A Song of Immortal Life by Nancy McKay Gordon (1902)

Metaphysical discussions on the role of passion and the distinction between “generative” from “regenerative” sex.

Inner Studies by Otoman Zar-Adusht-Hanish (1902)

A course of twelve lessons, one of which gives clear instructions for Synergy-style sexual relations.

For Synergy sources published before 1900 see 1800 CE – 1900 CE and for those after 1940 try 1940 CE – 1960 CE.