Remember: meditation is not something that is done by the mind, it is the absence of the mind When the mind stops, meditation happens. It is not something out of the mind, it is something beyond the mind.
The Anima / Animus is the female and male aspects of yourself. Everyone possess both feminine and masculine qualities. In dreams, the anima appears as a highly feminized figure, while the animus appears as a hyper masculine form.
The Shiva Shakti Confusion~~ Tantra is a path that works with dualities in order to find unity consciousness. The duality of Shiva and Shakti is a principle to help us find the highest form of the masculine and feminine.