The Great Rite is a ceremony where two people take the charge of the Goddess and the Horned God—I’ll say! Traditionally, the Goddess then lies on the floor with arms and legs outstretched in the form of a pentagram.
Sex is performed in the manner preferred by the chosen couple, though usually the interaction is highly charged—often taking on a life of it’s own. One of those times when the whole is far greater than the sum of its parts. It’s the two of you plus a generous helping of one or more ethereal entities: Gods and Goddesses, typically divine but sometimes extremely profane.
However, the tradition dates from an age where woman were rarely sexually liberated. A Great Rite that generates sexual energies using a balance between the male and female energies can be found at The Great Rite.
After all, the ancient Gods and Goddesses were a highly sexed Beings, the stuff of legends .
Hades abducted Persephone to the underworld for six months of the year— just imagine. The Egyptian Sky Goddess Nuit is often pictured descending on the ithyphallic Earth God, Geb. Their sex creates and sustains the visible Universe. Diana maintained an image of chastity but often seduces human lovers of both sexes. And then there was Eos, the Goddess of Hot.
And then there’s the entire Vedic tradition where sex is always the realm of the God/dess. The Kama Sutra wasn’t just a sex manual but a sex magyc.