Portal to Consciousness (4)
The final part of the second series on the Vigyana Bhairava Tantra, given online to the Sheffield School of Yoga. Swamiji begins by noting that we seem to have ‘deified’ thinking; The practices of Yoga and Tantra, certainly as laid out in the Vigyana Bhairava Tantra, may cause us to question the certainty of our…
Portal to Consciousness (1)
Part one of a further series of seminars on the Vigyana Bhairava Tantra given to the Sheffield School of Yoga by Swami Nishchalananda. The session starts with Dharana number 72 from the text Vigyana Bhairava Tantra. ‘Maya, or cosmic delusion, deludes us by means of the five Kanchukas. Consider and reflect on these functions. In…
VBT5 – Conscious Presence – final session
The last in the current series of seminars and meditations taken from the Vigyana Bhairava Tantra, delivered to Sheffield School of Yoga by Swami Nishchalananda.
VBT4 – Conscious Presence – Deepening
Continuing the series of discourses on, and practices from, the Vigyana Bhairava Tantra, given by Swami Nishchalananda to the Sheffield Yoga School. This is one of Swamiji’s areas of expertise; he has written an erudite translation and commentary on the text, see https://swami-nishchalananda.com/books-and-seminars/ . Indeed his lineage and training in India is strongly rooted in…
I am Conscious
Swami Nishchalananda gave this meditation as part of the Advaita online course given in October 2020, hosted by Mandala Yoga Ashram. If one could truly connect with the simple truth within the meditation, it would have the potential to transform one’s life.
July 3rd Webinar with Swamiji
Our regular weekly Web-based satsang with Swamiji on Fridays, hosted by the ashram, with guests from around Europe and the UK. This week the Guided Meditation started with the chant ‘OM Purnamadaha’ and reflections on its profound meaning. Questions and answers followed such as the difference between Chidakasha and Chitakasha, and the space of meditation…
Webinar for invited guests, June 2020
A Guided meditation followed by Questions and answers, this Zoom based Webinar was hosted by Mandala Yoga Ashram and invited guests from the UK and around Europe. The meditation was based on the Chakras, specifically, visualising the colour related to each Chakra. Questions and Answers included the following topics:- Q: When we meditate, is it…
Short meditation on inner space
A short guided Meditation taken from the end of a satsang with Trainee Yoga Teachers. ‘You’re not denying thoughts… or anything… but you are identifying with inner space’.