This course is Part 2 of the 3-Part Self-Mastery Series with Panditji and Ishan Tigunait. Take all parts together for the full Self-Mastery experience.

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Program Details:
  • Dates: August 1st to 24th 2022; Every Monday and Wednesday, 7-8:30pm US Eastern (8 sessions total)
  • Format: Online (weekly progressive format); combination of lecture and self-reflection exercises led by Panditji and Ishan Tigunait
  • Contact Hours: 12
Program Topics:
  • The relationship between Vishoka Meditation and self-reflection
    • Understanding the subtle obstacles which prevent our practice of Vishoka meditation from deepening, and learning how we can transform these obstacles through abhyasa, vairagya and self-reflection
    • The role of self-reflection in understanding the nature and sources of shoka, and how this understanding can help our experience of vishoka mature
  • Vishoka Meditation as the union of abhyasa and vairagya
    • The mutually supportive relationship between abhyasa and vairagya in context to Vishoka Meditation
    • A classical understanding of vairagya (YS 1:15) and its relationship to the vritti-samskara-chakra (wheel of karma) and our self-identity
    • Optimizing your practice of Vishoka Meditation through self-reflection, self-discipline, and non-attachment
  • A systematic practice of self-reflection leading to Vishoka-illuminated self-identity
    • Retaining the state of vishoka while living in the world through the practice of the yamas and niyamas (enriched by the practice of YS 2:33) in context to vairagya and self-reflection.
    • Restoring and retaining the clarity of our mind and self-reflection through application of the 4 yogic attitudes (YS 1:33) and kushalam (skillfulness)
    • The intersection of self-discipline (anushasanam) and yogic lifestyle—a deeper exploration of yukta (purposeful, yogic balance) in light of self reflection
  • Understanding how Vishoka Meditation empowers self-reflection, purposeful engagement with the world and and enlightened worldview
    • The relationship between pranic absorption, jyotishmati and svadhyaya
    • Investing the capacity gained through pranic absorption and Vishoka Meditation to enliven self-reflection
    • How to bridge the gap between our inner experience of vishoka, and our desire to experience vishoka in our external life.
    • Harnessing the power of Vishoka Meditation and self-reflection to purposefully engage with the world
    • Glimpses of lasting fulfillment and Higher Reality (bhoga and apavarga) through self-reflection and Vishoka Meditation

Registration Options

This is Part 2 of the 3-Part Self-Mastery Series. Take all parts together for the full Self-Mastery experience.

Please email [email protected] if you missed Part 1 and are interested in enrolling in Part 2 or enrolling in the full series.

Tentative Schedule. All times US Eastern; subject to changes

  • Part 1:
    • Wednesday, April 27th 2022
      • 7:30–9pm
    • Thursday-Saturday (April 28-30)
      • 6:30–8am – (select mornings)
      • 10:00am–12:00pm
      • 3:00–5:00pm
      • 7:30–9:00pm – (select evenings)
    • Sunday, May 1st
      • 10:00am–12:00pm
    • 7:00–8:15pm on Tuesdays, May 17, June 7, June 28, and July 12, 2022
  • Part 2:
    • August 1st to 24th; Every Monday and Wednesday, 7:00–8:30pm (8 sessions total)
  • Part 3:
    • October 11th to November 15th; Every Tuesday, 7:00–8:30pm (6 sessions total)