VB2 – More practices from Vigyana Bhairava Tantra

Excerpts from the latest in the series of seminars given by Swami Nishchalananda to Sheffield School of Yoga, with some more ‘Dharanas’, practices, from his translation of this Kashmir Shaivism text. You can find out more on this translation and commentary, ‘Insight into Reality’ at the end of this post.

A question and answer session from 2004 in India

An informal gathering at a friend’s flat in early 2004 leads to some great questions. This is the full session, from which shorter extracts (‘Will and Free Will’, ‘Concentration and Focus’) have been taken – you’ll find them here on this blog under the category ‘Inspirations’.

The Lokas

The second archive recording from Satyananda Tapovanam, near Bangalore, India. Swami Nishchalananda gives an exposition on the Lokas, which are regarded in Hindu Symbolism as ‘celestial realms’, but also have a more practical application to understanding the ‘realms of consciousness’ that exist within a human experience. It is this aspect that Swamiji explores in thisContinue reading The Lokas

A birthday webinar by Swamiji

‘Actually… the day before. On a Friday evening the day before Swami Nishchalananda’s birthday we again got together with people from around Europe and the UK courtesy of online videoconferencing platform Zoom. We started with a rousing, and raucous, rendition of ‘Happy Birthday to you’ which set the atmosphere for a session underpinned with aContinue reading A birthday webinar by Swamiji