Participation in the Stage 2 Sadhana Immersion has firm prerequisites (more details below). Included in this program is the Secret of Tantra study track.

Sri Sukta Sadhana Immersion Stage 2

The Sri Sukta Sadhana Stage 2 is an advanced practice. The intensity and the power of the practice accelerates when we align it with the forces of time and place. In addition to the alignment of the celestial bodies on the day of the 26th of September, the practice coincides with Navaratri, an auspicious period tantrics have put aside for shakti sadhana for ages. Keeping the Sri Vidya Shrine at the epicenter, we take the practice to a totally different level. Put briefly, Sri Sukta Stage 2 is meant to create apurva, a new reality, a field of shakti strong enough to override unwanted and self-defeating dark forces trying to rule our inner and outer worlds. With these kinds of practices, we become a light to ourselves and a light to others.

  • To implement tapas, we’ll maintain an environment befitting the stature of this practice. Panditji will assess the unique needs of each of you and fine tune the practice accordingly.
  • The fully consecrated space of the Sri Vidya shrine and the vibrant space that pervades the entire campus will ensure that your course of Sri Vidya practice is nurtured by the principle of Ishvara pranidhana.
  • To comply with the principle of svadhyaya, this practice is accompanied by a special study track, Secret of Tantra: Tantric Masters & Tantric Shrines.
  • The practice will begin and conclude with special havan, led by Panditji.
Program Features:
  • Intensive practice of Sri Sukta recitation in the extraordinary space of the Sri Vidya Shrine, Adi Pitham, and the vibrant sacred space of the Himalayan Institute campus at Honesdale.
  • Practice under the guidance of Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, and as part of a group of committed, like-minded sadhakas who have all undertaken the prerequisites.
  • The dates for this 12-day practice are intentionally selected to coincide with an auspicious window of time, beginning on the new moon.
  • Enhance your Sri Sukta recitation through your personal meditation practice in the Sri Vidya Shrine
  • 8-part lecture series–Secret of Tantra: Tantric Masters & Tantric Shrines with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait. See details below.
    • Attendance of these sessions will not be live in person with Panditji, as this lecture series is an online program only. Participants will be able to view the sessions live either on their own device (internet bandwidth permitting), or as a group.
    • Life-time access to the on-demand videos of these sessions with Panditji
  • 4-part pranic immersion practice with HI Faculty
    • Guided practices with HI Faculty specifically designed to enhance pranic awareness to support the Sri Sukta recitation intensive. Vishoka Meditation is at the heart of this to amplify the benefits of Sri Sukta.
    • Guided practices are 75-90 minutes long, and consist of pranically-oriented asana, breath training, and relaxation, as well as Vishoka Meditation.
  • Orientation with Panditji on opening night, Q&A session with Panditji during the practice, and a closing session on the final day.
  • Option to participate in community yoga classes on select days
  • Daily group recitation of Sri Sukta
Practice Format & Disciplines:
  • The nucleus of this practice is the recitation of Sri Sukta 800 times in 11 days (beginning on September 26th 2022), concluding with an internal havan of 80 recitations on the 12th day (October 7th 2022).
  • Your daily practice of Sri Sukta will be 72 or 73 recitations, broken into 2 or 3 sessions per day. You will do most of your recitation individually in your room, supplemented by a daily group recitation.
  • Silence hours will be maintained during key practice times, and from 9pm to 8am.
  • To maintain the focus and integrity of the practice, participants are asked to minimize outside distractions, including remote work responsibilities and leaving campus for the duration of the program.
Timeline:
  • Arrive September 25th evening for Orientation
  • Practice begins on September 26th; opening havan is in morning
  • Practice concludes with havan on October 7th
  • Closing session October 8th morning and departure post lunch)
  • Schedule for lectures, pranic awareness practices, and community yoga schedules forthcoming.

Study Track | Secret of Tantra: Tantric Masters & Tantric Shrines

Transmission of spiritual power lies at the heart of tantric practice. In this context, transmission means movement of shakti from point A to point B — from a place of greater concentration to a lesser one, from a shrine to a pilgrim, from an adept to an aspirant, from a higher reality to the one with a diffused sense of reality. Tantric practices in their varying forms, flavors, and shades share one common goal—facilitating this spiritual transmission. Tantrics call this transmission shaktipata.

For ages, the concept of shaktipata has been shrouded in mystery. In this 8-part series, Panditji will elaborate the crucial role tantric masters, shrines, and scriptures play in receiving, retaining, absorbing, and finally, assimilating spiritual powers tantric/yogic practices could bestow upon us.

Session Topics:
  • Nexus of Shrines, Sages, and Scriptures
  • Magic and Mysticism Surrounding Shrines
  • Importance of Knowing the General and Unique Aspects of the Personality of a Shrine
  • Importance of Knowing the Presiding Divinity and Guardian Sage of a Shrine
  • The Difference Between a Dormant and Living Shrine
  • The Secret of Imbibing the Shakti of a Shrine
  • Sri Sukta and the Sri Vidya Shrine in the Larger Context of Tantra Sadhana
  • Discovering Our Inner Shrine and the Eternal Master
  • Bonus Session: Q&A session and dialogue with Panditji and Ishan Tigunait

Tuition: $699 (includes lifetime access to Secret of Tantra online portal)

Prerequisites:

  • Sri Sukta Sadhana Immersion Stage 1
  • Participation in any Sri Sukta Course
  • Proficiency in Sri Sukta recitation practice

For more information, please contact Shelly Craigo at 570-647-1509 or email [email protected]

Registration Options

This registration is for the in-person practice of Sri Sukta Stage 2. Please make sure you have the prerequisites fulfilled (see details above).

Stage 2 Tuition: $699 * Tuition includes free lifetime access to the Secret of Tantra digital course portal
Subject to changes

  • 6am – Morning prayers
  • 6-8am – Personal meditation time, and/or personal recitation time; Garbha Griha darshan
  • 8am-9am – Breakfast
  • 9-10am – Free time and/or personal recitation time;
  • 9:30-11am – Pranic practice (select days), or free time
  • 11:30-12:15 – Daily group recitation of Sri Sukta
  • 12:30-1:30pm – Lunch
  • 1:30-4 – Free time for rest or self-reflection
  • 4-6 – Personal recitation time and/or walk
  • 5-5:55 Garbha Griha darshan
  • 6pm – Evening prayers
  • 6:15-7:00 – Dinner
  • 7-8:30pm – Lecture (select days), free time or special evening event (eg.bonfire)
  • 9pm – 8am – Silence hours