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Siddha Yoga Shaktipat Intensives

Preparation for the Intensive | Reflecting on your Intensive Experience

The Global SIDDHA YOGA Shaktipat Intensive in Honor of Baba Muktananda's Mahasamadhi.

October 21, November 18,
Young People (age13-30): November 11
9:00 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Fees for the Shaktipat Intensive:
Adults: $500
Young Adults (age 24 and younger): $170
Online Registration

Within every heart lives a longing to experience one’s own true nature, one’s divine inner power. This power, which lies dormant, is awakened through shaktipat, spiritual initiation. Gurumayi Chidvilasananda is a spiritual teacher and Siddha Yoga master, one who is able to bestow shaktipat. Through her sankalpa, or divine will, Gurumayi makes this precious inner awakening available in the Shaktipat Intensive. For those Siddha Yogis already embarked on the path, it is also the ideal environment to deepen and accelerate one’s spiritual work.

When Swami Muktananda brought Siddha Yoga meditation to the West, he was inspired to create the Intensive. The Siddha Yoga Shaktipat Intensive is a means for receiving shaktipat, spiritual awakening. The Intensive also offers a way for long-time students to accelerate their spiritual development.

The mystical dimension of the Siddha Yoga path is most apparent in the Intensive. Here is the arena for the subtlest level of experiences and the teachings that context them. We are guided through a full range of spiritual practices (meditation, chanting, mantra repetition and contemplation) and are given in-depth time to immerse ourselves in them. From this instruction and practice period, we are able to start or enhance our own practice at home.

Each Intensive is empowered by the sankalpa, or divine will, of the Guru. To enter the Intensive is to enter an ocean of divine energy or spiritual power. It is this power that allows our efforts and practices to bear fruit. The Intensive conveys the intention and grace of the Guru to propel our spiritual journey toward unity-awareness, the highest purpose of life.

Many Siddha Yoga students participate in Intensives as a core practice in itself. Conducted by Siddha Yoga swamis and lay teachers, each Intensive addresses a particular theme of spiritual life. In recent years, under Gurumayi's guidance, Intensives are made available as global audio events so we can easily participate from our own cities and countries. Intensives are also held in local Siddha Yoga meditation centers and ashrams around the world.

Preparation for the Shaktipat Intensive
This pre-Intensive preparation helps participants prepare for the Intensive with practical details.

Date: Please see calendar for details.
Fee: There is no fee for the pre-Intensive program.

There is a 20-minute Orientation for New Seekers/First Time Intensive Participants. Please check with Registration for details.

Reflecting on Your Intensive Experience
The Intensive Assimilation Satsang for Intensive participants is designed for Intensive participants to gain the greatest benefit from their participation in the Siddha Yoga Shaktipat Intensive. What you experience and learn in the sacred environment of the Shaktipat Intensive is of great significance to your sadhana. Every element of the Shaktipat Intensive is carefully designed to contribute to your learning. In the Intensive Assimilation Satsang, you will reflect on what you experienced and learned in the Intensive, and discover ways to apply this in your life.

Date : Please see calendar for details.
Fee :There is no fee for the Reflection Satsang.


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