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The Anāhata Practice of the Tantras: An Introductory Immersion (live webinar)

Can't make it live? The recording and all class content will be available shortly after class (see registration options below).


Description.

In this groundbreaking webinar series, Christopher will unpack the meaning and significance of the ‘Unstruck’ (Anāhata) Chakra and reveal its forgotten role in daily yoga practice.

The name ‘Anāhata’ (pronounced ‘un-aah-hut-uh’) refers to the liberating sonic power (shakti) of the chakra seed mantras when engaged at the center of the heart chakra. Students will learn how the central Tantric practice known as the ‘articulation’ technique (ucchāra) was engaged at the Heart center – specifically how each of the five elemental seed mantras was engaged with the three-part prāṇāyāma innovated by the Tantrics.  

 This practice, since lost to us, forms the heart of Christopher’s doctoral work; its presentation in this webinar is based on dozens of un-published Tantric texts.  

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We will explore five stunning depictions of the Anāhata Chakra, several of which will be revealed for first time since the Indian subtle body was first discovered by the West. All of these derive from Matriarchal Chakra systems previously unknown to the modern west.

Anāhata Chakra Invocation.

Oṃ anāhata-cakrāya namaḥ | Śrī-sūrya-dale kaṃ khaṃ gaṃ ghaṃ ṅaṃ caṃ chaṃ jaṃ jhaṃ ñaṃ ṭaṃ ṭhaṃ bīja-puruṣāya namaḥ |

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What students will receive –

  • Christopher’s translations of our five Anāhata descriptions, along relevant passages from other sources which inform the Anāhata practice.

  • The names of each of the Twelve Petal Goddesses of Anāhata Chakra.

  • The fundamental psychology of the Anāhata Chakra as applied to our daily lives.

 Additionally, Students will learn how the Anāhata Chakra was viewed in Matriarchal Chakra systems versus the single Patriarchal Systems known to us (see video preview, below).

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Register for this Webinar!

All registrants will receive Zoom sign-in instructions within 24 hours of each session. All are encouraged to participate and will have a chance to ask questions and make their voice heard in each session.

1. Become a Patron on my Patreon site for $40.00/month (you can cancel at any time).

This gets you access to to this webinar, as well as ALL past and future webinars, and other rewards on a monthly basis! In addition to the monthly webinars, you’ll receive a patrons-only pdf of most recent translations & excerpts of current writing, mp3 audio meditations (with translations of 2 goddess Gāyatrī Mantras), and regular updates on my writing progress on each Monday of the month.

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'Anāhata Chakra' in Matriarchal vs. Patriarchal Chakra Systems (video clip)