Navaratri Initiation: Goddess Tara
No eye-gazing, no breath-work, no drum circles or cuddle puddles
Authentic, classical tantra practice invoking Tara;
Goddess of Ultimate Knowledge and Compassion
Experience the science of yantra, mantra, fire ceremony and kumari puja
Type of Event
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Are you curious about exploring kundalini energy and discovering a new depth of spiritual practice?
Do you want to find out ways of inviting more clarity, well-being, wealth and health into your life?
Would you like to explore new tantric practices varying from methodical, classical ways to more intuitive and juicy experiences?
Navaratri Initiation is a unique opportunity to dive into the rich world of classical tantra and deity yoga during the auspicious time of Navaratri; nine nights of the Divine Feminine. This event offers a complete tantra sadhana (spiritual practice) venerating the Goddess Tara along with rich experiential knowledge of classical tantra and the 10 Mahavidyas.
Components of the Navaratri Initiation
Classical Tantra Sadhana1
You will have the rare opportunity to participate in a sadhana process of purification and transformation transmitted by a living, renowned master of Kundalini and Indian classical Tantra Guruji Rajkumar Baswar. Being one of his senior students and with his empowerment; I will be guiding you through an experience authentic, right-hand tantra sadhana as it’s been taught for thousands of years.
We will be working with three main technologies of Tantra:
1. Mantra (sound) meditation
2. Yantra (geometric form)
3. Yagna (fire ceremony)
Additionally some classical rituals special to Navaratri will be performed.
These technologies help you to work directly on your energetic system. Specifically, you’ll be purifying and empowering your Kundalini energy.
Discourses on Tantra
While the strong practice and the direct experience remain the focus of the retreat, our natural need for learning about the sources, meaning and forms of these practices will also be addressed based on the precious tantra teachings. Following topics will be introduced:
Tantra and classical tantra practices
Divine yoga of deities and cosmic hierarchy
Different forms of tantra practices
Introduction to and practice with 10 Mahavidya`s
Many esoteric cultures explain the very life we perceive and experience with our sense organs symbolically as the great creative force of nature; Shakti, the cosmic mother. Ten Mahavidya`s, the Wisdom Goddesses are a profound representation of different aspects of this divine feminine energy. Each one of them helps us to create a desired change in our life. Kali, the goddess of time amplifies transformation; Kamalatmika bestows abundance; Sundari harmonizes our desires, Bhairavi increases our willpower.
During this retreat you will learn about each one of them and receive an initation to Tara; the Goddess of Ultimate Knowledge and Compassion.
Specialized yoga classes with asana, pranayama and concentration techniques
Specialized yoga classes aiming to purify the channels of energy, deepen the meditation as well as connect with the refined energies invoked will be offered regularly during the retreat.
Who can participate?
This retreat is open for anyone interested in this practice*. The feminine energy exists in both men and women as the creative force embodied; therefore everyone can benefit from this practice without any respect to gender or orientation.
*Participants with a history of mental health issues and are on medication; please provide the details of your condition to make sure that such Kundalini practice is suitable for your condition.
What will I receive from this retreat?
1. The sadhana relates to purification and transformation. A complete and properly guided Navaratri Sadhana amplifies any effort you put in your evolution. Participants from previous retreats report manifold effects such as kundalini awakening experiences, revelations, material gains or simply a new depth in their practice.
2. You’ll get the rare opportunity to intimately participate in a process of authentic tantra. You’ll experience the tantric technologies of mantra, yantra, and yagna in a way that you haven’t before. We will form a live yantra, which is one of the strongest forms of invoking the Divine Feminine.
3. You’ll be connected indirectly to authentic Tantra masters, who can help you channel your energies in the right way on the right path.
4. You will obtain a good understanding of the world of Tantra transmitted by a teacher who has humbly studied and practiced many tantric technologies in depth over the years.
Accommodation will be arranged at Samyama and/or selected resorts walking distance to the yoga hall. There are several options for accommodation depending on the preference and budget; making this retreat accessible for everyone.
All meals are provided by Samyama. Healthy vegetarian and macrobiotic dishes prepared with organic ingredients which will support your practice in a very pleasant way. Kundalini practices have a profound effect on our being and it is important to keep the body pure and nourished. Our restaurant will share the love for health eating and living with us throughout the Navaratri Initiation.
Navaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated when Mother nature is entering a process of purification and transformation during change of seasons. We as human beings are part of that process and any practice we do is amplified in strength and depth during this auspicious period. Therefore Navaratri is the best time to set an intention and immerse into a deep practice for creating a shift in your life; be it for calling upon abundance, health, power, knowledge or evolution.
What is included:
Approx. 20 hours of guided meditation
Approx. 15 hours of tantric discourse, practice and rituals
Certification of attendance
12 nights of shared or single accommodation at Samyama and/or selected venues
A vegetarian meal made by organically produced ingredients provided by Samyama.
Free drinking water
Use of healing center facilities at assigned time-slots (steam room, ice-bath, salt-cave)
Transport to/from Denpasar Airport
Lunch and Dinner
Looking forward to an amazing journey together! You just need to make the deposit payment of 300 USD for enrolment. You can pay via bank transfer or by Paypal. The attendees are responsible for the transaction fees.
Investment for the Retreat: 770 USD (shared occupancy for 4 people with outside bathroom)
Early Bird Opportunity: 700 USD (valid until 10th of March)
Standard package: 900 USD (Single occupancy at a standard room with outside bathroom)
Early Bird Opportunity: 850 USD (valid until 10th of March)
Comfort package: 1160 (Single occupancy at a standard room with ensuite bathroom)
Early Bird Opportunity: 1060 USD (valid until 10th of March)
Please note that this is a draft schedule and the final schedule will be set once the dates and times of specific rituals are fixed according to hindu calendar.
Day 0: Travel and check in day - 5th of April
Day I: Charging of the live yantra and introduction to the retreat
8-9 am: Bhutta Shuddi – yoga practice for purifying the elements and preparing for the meditation
9-10 am: first meditation slot with the long mantra
10-11 am: brunch
11 am – 1 pm: Daily discourse
1-2 pm: Second meditation slot
8-10 am Final meditation and closing and removal of the live yantra
In case of cancellation before the retreat, we will keep 100% of your deposit as an administration fee. After 10th of March there will be no refunds. We are financially responsible for the retreat, so we ask you to respect that we cannot make any exceptions to this agreement.