Śaktipāta Weekend Intensive

Tantric Sadhana-saktipata

Śaktipāta Weekend Intensive on June 30, 2016 in Berkeley, CA : Free Introductory Presentation: Thursday, June 27, 7-9 pm
The Tantrāloka: The “Light on the Tantras” was written by Abhinavagupta in the 11th century and is considered to be the seminal exposition in Tantric Shaivism. Abhinavagupta described it as a manual for liberation.
The intent of this new program is to contribute to the revival of the teachings of the Tantrāloka in their deepest essence and explore the heart of its timeless written and oral wisdom. Students will learn long-forgotten, powerful meditation techniques, participate in pujas (rituals), and experience a unique program structured as regular immersions complemented by online sessions and lessons.
The Essence of Śaktipāta is the second in a series of Tantric Sādhana intensives based on original translations of the Tantrāloka to be presented by Boris Marjanovic, Ph.D, and Swami Khecaranatha.
Thursday (evening) – Sunday, June 30 – July 3, 2016
Śaktipāta means “descent of grace,” and it is one of the most significant aspects of Tantric practice. This immersion will explore the powerful revelations and insights from Chapter 13 of the Tantrāloka, written by the great Tantric master Abhinavagupta.
Boris Marjanovic will be reading and explaining the slokas from the original Sanskrit text. Swami Khecaranatha will be commenting on the slokas, leading guided meditations, and giving śaktipāta.
Boris Marjanovic, Ph.D., has spent the last twenty-five years studying and teaching Indian philosophy and Sanskrit. His work is not only rooted in scholarly studies but also in attaining refined experiential knowledge through the practice of various meditative techniques. He has resided in Varanasi for over 12 years.
Swami Khecaranatha is an authentic adept of Trika Shaivism in the śaktipāta lineage of Nityananda & Rudrananda. With a mastery etched from more than forty years of inner practice and selfless service, he is a highly regarded teacher ...read more

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