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Yoga Sutra Studies: yoga Attainments and Mystical powers

In this series of 2 hour workshops we will read, discuss, and meditate upon seminal Yogic texts, such as the classic Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Vignana Bhairava Tantra, and the Shiva Sutras. Yoga will be viewed from both the dualistic and non-dual perspectives. We will approach these texts through both intellectual understanding and bhavana or meditative realization.

This class is recommended for yoga teachers and anyone who wants to understand the philos

Where

3243 Brown's Valley Road, Napa CA, US 94558
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When

Dec 14
2014
08:30 amto10:15 am

In this series of 2 hour workshops we will read, discuss, and meditate upon seminal Yogic texts, such as the classic Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Vignana Bhairava Tantra, and the Shiva Sutras. Yoga will be viewed from both the dualistic and non-dual perspectives. We will approach these texts through both intellectual understanding and bhavana or meditative realization.

This class is recommended for yoga teachers and anyone who wants to understand the philosophical underpinnings of yoga and meditation.

This class will be led by Joni Dittrich, , who has 30 years of experience practicing, teaching, and studying all aspects of yoga and meditation and who has been on a course of deep study of the classical and tantric texts and meditation practices with Master Teacher Paul-Muller-Ortega since 2008

Price

$25

$20 if you register ahead and $25 at the door.

Full Description

Understand the levels of Samadhi the ultimate state of enlightened attainment according to the Yoga Sutras. Look at mystical powers acquired by deep practitioners, and how these powers can both be signposts and obstacles to "Kaivalya" or Liberation. We will also study the Seven Levels of Consciousness and the concept of Enlightenment as revealed in Tantra and the Shiva Sutras.