23-29 September, 2018

"The Netra Tantra"

A Retreat-Seminar with Bettina Sharada Bäumer

The Yoga of the Netra Tantra

A Retreat-Seminar with Bettina Sharada Bäumer

Deer Park Institute, Bir, Himachal Pradesh

September23 – 29, 2018

The Netra Tantra, “Tantra of the Third Eye (of Shiva)”, also called Mṛtyujit, “Conquerer of Death”, is one of the fundamental scriptures of non-dualist Kashmir Shaivism, which teaches three forms of Yoga, besides containing important chapters on ritual and Mantra. The aim of the highest Yoga is an overcoming of death and attaining a state of divinity.

The text is in Sanskrit and has received a Hindi translation, the English translation by Bettina Sharada Bäumer is in the process of publication and will be made available to the participants.

The seminar will consist in two units of text teaching, several sessions of meditation with the aim of practising the Yoga containing in it, periods of silence, besides meditative walks in nature and sharing sessions. Participants are expected to have some experience in meditation.