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Vastness of Life : a Kashmiri Tantra approach
With Eric Baret
Starting on 30 June 2019 Go to schedule
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We are honored to have Eric Baret in Amsterdam offering an evening talk and a two-day workshop on Karshmiri Tantra Yoga.
The approach offered in this workshop allows us to discover the psycho-physiological restrictions which prevent our body-mind from working harmoniously. These blocks will be approached through spontaneous movements and observation postures (asanas); they will dissolve by returning to the natural flow of energy with the help of constraint-free breath (pranayama).
This letting go of images and resistances allows us to rediscover our original state as transparent-body, a light which points directly to silence. This is about tuning our instrument so that it can vibrate in harmony with the deepest currents of existence, creating a sensory opening, which can express itself without limits.
In these meetings free from dogma, we will introduce various extensions of awakening of subtle energy. Body exercises are only a prelude to dropping into felt silence.
Our structure recovers its sacred aspect through this purification in a free flow of energies, which will reintegrate vertically and express themselves in all aspects of life.
This approach, which finally acknowledges the body as the breath of Being, is part of the non-dual lineage of Kashmiri Tantric Shaivism.
Friday evening talk 19:00 - 21:00
Friday evening will be a talk and there will be time for questions and answers (no asana practice).
Saturday and Sunday sessions 10:00 - 17:00
The sessions on Saturday and Sunday will include asana practice, breathing exercises and lectures. Each day can be booked separately, however we recommend you to join the whole program. Saturday and Sunday there will be a 90 mins lunch break.
You can order Eric's new book 'Let the Moon be Free: Conversations on Kashmiri Tantra' here.
*** A Note about wellbeing ***
The practice of this yoga/darshana is not advisable for people with a psychiatric history, or undergoing treatment with psychiatric drugs or therapy. Further deepening into this art could create spaces difficult to manage for individuals already psychologically weak. The extreme letting go of individual identity of this approach does not fit for those without psychological reference or who already do not adapt well to society.
This isn’t about rejecting anyone, but the most pathological conflicts must be appeased first in order to take up the adventure which the tradition calls to. As long as we need to love or to be loved, to be heard, understood or respected, to use tranquilizers or other pharmaceuticals, these emotional blocks could wake up latent psychoses or stimulate those already present in people for whom the world is confusion, complexity and aggression. Knowing nothing, wanting nothing, being nothing bring solid balance to the non-self, but definite madness to the persona.
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Are you entitled to a refund of the registration fee in case of cancellation? Please read article 16 ‘Cancellation of Workshop Registration’ in our General Terms and Conditions to know exactly where you stand.