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Shaktipat Diksha

Sahaja Yoga





Mystery of Shaktipat

Shaktipat Intensive

Remote Shaktipat
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Shaktipat Intensives
Held in Phoenix, Arizona, with Durga Ma.

Remote Shaktipat
For those unable to travel to Phoenix.

Support for Initiates.

Shaktipat Intensives

A Shaktipat Intensive with Durga Ma will provide you with important information relevant to the practice of Sahaja Yoga, spontaneous experiential Surrender Meditation. Shaktipat diksha and initiation into Sahaja Yoga are concurrent with your Intensive.

To Take an Intensive

(1) Questionnaire

Your first step will be to complete a short questionnaire, which you may request by email. Please enter the word "QUESTIONNAIRE" in the Subject line of your email. Follow the instructions given to return the questions with your answers. Your answers to these questions will help Durga Ma get to know you.

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(2) Preparation

Preparation involves following simple instructions for a period of at least two weeks prior to initiation. If you are accepted as an initiation candidate, instructions will be sent to you by email.

Upon receipt of preparation instructions, you should schedule your Intensive via email and then reserve your time one month in advance by completing Part 3 below:

(3) Education

Private or semi-private Intensives are held in Phoenix, AZ, with Durga Ma, by appointment only.

Your Intensive of one or two days includes a massive amount of information on spiritual development, sahaja yoga, kundalini, chakras, lokas, granthis, yoga cosmology, stages of progress, spiritual powers, and more.

Reservations: Reserve your scheduled Intensive date at this link. You will receive directions and additional information by email.

(4) Initiation

After brief instructions you will receive shaktipat directly from Durga Ma and become initiated into the practice of Sahaja Yoga (shaktipat kundalini yoga, Surrender Meditation). Initiation generally takes about one hour and will be held concurrent with your Intensive.

You may receive shaktipat spontaneously at any time during an Intensive, or even before or afterwards.



Remote Shaktipat

Before shaktipat diksha, please read the Guidelines and begin following them right away.

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After your application has been submitted and received, it will be read by Durga Ma. You will then receive an email with further instructions.

Before your Initiation begins, you will need to set aside a generous space or a private room free of interruptions and distractions. You will also need a timer to time your meditation for approximately one hour.

Shaktipat is transmitted by thought, sound, gaze or touch. Your initiation will be primarily through sound in the form of an audio that begins with a short mantra and moves into an excerpt from "Mandala", one of Durga Ma's musical compositions. The remainder of your hour will be silent.




Durga Ma offers support for initiates at Mystical Tidbits where you will find entries on shaktipat and sahaja yoga sadhana, the practice that follows initiation, and translations of short excerpts from Sanskrit texts. You may leave questions for Durga Ma, and share experiences and have discussions with other initiates in the "Meditation Experiences" section.



© 2007, Phoenix Metaphysical Institute, Durga Ma and Dr Terry Preston.