THE 21 STAGES OF MEDITATION: A JOURNEY TO THE SELF
With Guru Dharam , Siri Sat, Mahan Rishi Singh, Nirbhe Kaur Khalsa and Gurunam Singh
November 3 - 9, 2017
Join us for a powerful Journey: 6 days of deep, transformational practice in the beautiful Menla Mountain Retreat.
The 21 Stages of Meditation clarifies the process and outlines the steps of your progress in meditation, and your profound understanding of your Self. Each part of this meditative journey takes you into a deeper level of awakening and realization.
In this course we engage in a 3-part meditative journey through The Crystallized Self, where we recognize and experience our true Self; The Expressive Self, in which we learn how to express our true Self in both action and stillness; and lastly, The Transcendent Self, where we experience our Self as a fully realized human being. We will move through the basic skills of meditation to the deeper levels of awareness and integration and finally into identity and merger with the Naam.
This work is key to deepening your understanding and experience of the stages of meditation – from Irritation and Boredom, to Humility, to Graceful Enlightenment and the Sage. Our journey culminates in the Infinite Pulse, the great immersion of self in Self.
Students and teachers from all contemplative traditions are invited to participate. All are welcome.
This course will:
- Introduce the nature of meditation.
- Provide an overview of the stages of meditation.
- Provide specific tools that access different parts of your mind and heart.
- Give the experience of personal insight and realization.
- Help you be who you are, and act authentically, naturally and meaningfully. We will meet the challenge of our own emotions, beliefs and habits.
F. A. Q.
Q: Have you just started taking Kundalini Yoga?
A: This course is a great foundation for deepening your understanding of meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan.
Q: Are you a Kundalini Yoga Teacher?
A: This course will deepen your practice and provide the skills you need to help you identify where your students are at and how to take them further.
Q: Do you practice a different style of meditation?
A: This course will broaden the scope of what you understand meditation to be and open new doors of perception in your life and in your practice.
Q: Have you been practicing and teaching Kundalini Yoga for years?
A: The 21 Stages will reawaken your passion for the practice and provide the groundwork for a new understanding of how far you have come and where you want to go.
The course is open to anyone from any meditative tradition. No experience is required though some meditation experience is an asset.
The 21 Stages of Meditation also contributes to KRI Level Three Certification within The Aquarian Teacher™ Training Program and qualifies for RYT hours with Yoga Alliance and IKYTA continuing Education Credits.
The course format is planned as 3 integrated journeys through The Crystallized Self, The Expressive Self, and The Transcendent Self. There are 48 hours of classroom time over six days.
About the Leaders
has taught Kundalini Yoga since 1979. He founded the Lotus Healing Centre, a multidisciplinary holistic facility, in London in 1989 and served as the Vice Principal of the London Academy of Oriental Medicine until 1997. His formal qualifications have been complemented by his intensive, interdisciplinary, postgraduate study of the esoteric - the Kabbalah, Mesoamerican Shamanic […]Learn more about Guru Dharam
embodies an elegant and precise approach to the teachings of Kundalini Yoga. She is a Lead Teacher Trainer with a specialty in Posture and Alignment,enhanced by earlier training as a professional dancer and choreographer,and hatha practice. She is a coordinator of the Kundalini Medicine Yoga Therapy Training worldwide and a Kundalini Yoga therapist,well grounded in […]Learn more about Siri Sat
is the co-founded the Khalsa Healing Arts and Yoga Center in Yardley, PA. USA in 1989. He began studying yoga and meditation in 1973-4 and entered the Guru Ram Das Ashram in 1975 as a student and teacher of KundaliniYoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Having taught nationally and internationally, along with traveling numerous times […]Learn more about Mahan Rishi Singh
began practicing and studying Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan in l972 in Michigan. Upon finding something that truly spoke to her soul she soon moved into an ashram in New Jersey where she married and helped direct the ashram there. Studying under the direct guidance of Yogi Bhajan with every opportunity […]Learn more about Nirbhe Kaur Khalsa
When Gurunam Singh graduated high school he was given a guitar and began composing simple songs. At 22 he found Yogi Bhajan and Sikh Dharma. He sang and played along with others and over time began leading chants in the early morning hours, before the rising of the sun. He spent lots of time in […]Learn more about Gurunam Singh