Tantra, a profound spiritual tradition rooted in the Sanskrit words ‘tan’ (to expand) and ‘tra’ (liberation), offers a holistic approach to life and spirituality. Often misunderstood, Tantra encompasses diverse teachings and rituals aimed at expanding consciousness and achieving liberation, recognizing the divine in all aspects of existence.

In our upcoming workshop, we invite you to delve into the rich tapestry of Tantra, exploring its historical evolution and the profound concepts that underlie its teachings.

This workshop will be mainly centers around the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra, a sacred text from the Kashmir Shaiva tradition. This five-day immersion delves into the secrets and subliminal approaches within the system, exploring the matrix of subtle meditative expressions. Gain insights into the historical evolution of Tantra, the significance of ‘Upaya’ in the Kashmir Shiva school, and the conceptual framework of Dharana within the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra.

Join us for a journey into the heart of Tantra, where you’ll discover the depth of these ancient teachings, their relevance in the Kashmir Shaiva tradition, and practical understanding of transformative practices. This workshop promises to unravel the mysteries of Tantra, fostering curiosity and a deeper connection with timeless spiritual wisdom.

About the workshop

Five Days immersion in the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra- a text of Kashmir Shaiva tradition talking about various secret and subliminal approaches within the system and off course have many parallels to other Tantric systems. We will explore the matrix of subtle meditative expressions within the text and in its two famous exegesis.

  1. Meaning of Tantra and Agama, It’s historical evolution through textual unfolds.
  2. ⁠Introduction to the Vijnana Bhairava and its background in the Kashmir Shaiva tradition
  3. ⁠Secret traditional dissemination as ‘Upaya’ within the fabric of Kashmir Shiva school and its relevance in the Vijnana Bhairava
  4. ⁠Conceptual framework of the concept of ‘Dharana’ in the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra and several practices
  5. ⁠Discussion and practical understanding on several practices of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra.

Meet Workshop Teacher

Dr. Yatendra Dutt Amoli

PhD in Kashmir Saivism Yoga, ICCR chair for India China Yoga College, and cultural anthropology expert

Dr. Yatendra Dutt Amoli earned his PhD in Yoga, specializing in Kashmir Saivism—a rare cult of Tantra Philosophy. Over 15 years of teaching and academic experience, he has authored several research papers published in international journals. His book on Kashmir Shaiva Philosophy “Yoga in Kashmir Saivism” was published by the esteemed Chaukhamba Surbharati Prakashan in India.

He has contributed major articles to Yoga Journal’s China editions. His interviews have been broadcasted by CGTN, CCTV, and other national televisions in China. Appointed as an ICCR chair by the MEA Government of India, he played a crucial role in establishing the first India China Yoga College at YMU, Kunming in 2015.

Currently serving as Associate Professor and Director at India China Yoga College South West Branch in Kunming, China, he is actively involved in translation and research works of cultural anthropology in China and India. With a profound understanding of Sanskrit literature related to the cultural investigation of Yoga, he is also working on some rare Yoga texts. His talks on Hatha Yoga and other major systems have been recorded by IIT (R).

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5-Days Tantra Workshop Details

Date27 to 31 March 2024
Time6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (IST) /
8:30 am to 9:30 am (EST) /
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm (CST)
MediumZoom meeting
Number of sessions5 interactive classes, each day 1 session about 1 Hour. Recordings are available in case one missed any live sessions or can’t attend a live workshop.
Discounted Workshop Fee₹3999 4999 (People who are attending from India)
$89 129 (People who are attending from outside of India)

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    Tantra Workshop FAQs

    Q. What is the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra workshop about?

    A. The workshop focuses on exploring the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra, a sacred text from the Kashmir Shaiva tradition. Participants will delve into its secrets, subtle meditative expressions, and the historical evolution of Tantra.

    Q. Can beginners join the workshop, or is it suitable for experienced practitioners only?

    A. The workshop is designed for both beginners and experienced practitioners. Dr. Yatendra Dutt Amoli will guide participants through the concepts, making it accessible to all levels of understanding.

    Q. How will the workshop cover the practical aspects of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra?

    A. The workshop includes discussions and practical understanding of various practices within the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra. Participants will explore the conceptual framework of ‘Dharana’ and engage in transformative practices.

    Q. Is this workshop relevant to those interested in broader Tantric systems?

    A. Absolutely! The workshop not only focuses on the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra but also draws connections to broader Tantric systems. Participants will gain insights into the shared principles and wisdom across different traditions.

    Q. What happens when I press ‘Book Now’?

    A. After you press “Book Now” you will be redirected to the payment page. There you will see three payment modes available for Indian and International payments separately. Once you have paid, you will get the details about the online Ayurveda workshop in your email within a day.

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    Q. Will there be time to ask my questions?

    A. Yes, after each class there will be a Q&A time of 15 minutes where you can ask the teacher your questions.

    Q. I have some other queries. How to contact you?

    A. You can contact us directly at [email protected] for any query related to this pranayama class. Optionally, you can also WhatsApp us for quick replies.