Tantric Path

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Tantric Path

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Somananda Tantra School offers a comprehensive curriculum and path of self-development through authentic tantric teachings. The full curriculum consists of clear levels of study in which to attain expertise, providing a unique direction for your spiritual growth. We have devised a curriculum sequence, which is deemed best in terms of building your understanding and a strong foundation for practice in Tantra.

While Level 1, addressing the teachings of Tantra Massage, is optional, starting with Level 2 to 4 we recommend our students to follow the designed sequence, however it is not mandatory. Starting from Level 5 and up the curriculum sequence must be followed fully with no exceptions.

Please also see additional courses and teacher trainings down below.

Level 1

Tantra Massage

Tantra Massage: The Spiritual Art of Touch

This five-day retreat takes you into the magical study of energy and bliss – two powerful forces in tantric study. The course gives you a structured introduction to your practical first experience in Tantra and the way we teach it. It is a unique experience of the true Art of Touch and spiritual Tantra combined.

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Tantra Massage Therapist Training

This course is a deeper and more thorough study of energy and its use in Tantra (10 days). You will learn the principles governing sexual energy and how to apply them in Tantra massage practice in your personal or professional lives. This intensive certified course is highly recommended in our Tantra school, giving you many priceless personal experiences.

Level 2

Spiritual Tantra Sexuality

Level 2 brings to you all fundamental definitions and core methodologies of sexual Tantra not included in Level 1. You will learn the skills necessary to become a true tantric man or a woman. The study of Tantra is expanded here to a higher level of understanding and accomplishment.

Level 3

Tantra of Relationships

Level 3 focuses on several additionally important aspects in your tantric development. You will learn the important principles of polarity, energetic principles in relationships, the meaning and development of true love, and the roles of the masculine and feminine in partnerships. The course is open to singles and couples.

Level 4

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The Highest Tantra: Kashmiri Shaivism Workshop

Level 4 introduces you to the studies of the Highest Tantra. Kashmiri Shaivism not only acts as a catalyst for deep transformation, but it also brings your current Yoga practice into a whole new dimension. It is one of the most important studies a tantric practitioner can ever take.


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The Highest Tantra: Kashmiri Shaivism Retreat

This meditation system is perfect and complete, meant as a practical and incredibly efficient system of practice for reaching nothing less than enlightenment. In the retreat you will thoroughly practice all the teachings received in the Kashmiri Shaivism workshop. The retreat can only be joined after having participated in the Kashmiri Shaivism workshop.

5 to 13

Tantra Yoga

Levels 5 to 13 continue with authentic teachings of Tantra Yoga – initiations in Hatha Yoga (a tantric form of Yoga) with energy and concentration of the mind; purification techniques; Laya Yoga meditations and bija mantras; preparation for and initiation in the study of pranayama; the principles of yama and niyama; stages and branches of Yoga, and much more.

14 to 34

The Advanced Program

The Somananda Tantra School Advanced Program includes tantric teachings, initiations, and retreats of the highest degree. The exact content of this program will be disclosed to those advanced students who are reaching these levels of study and accomplishment.

Teacher Training Courses

Yoga Teacher Training Course

This five-week 260-hour in-depth program is both extensive and intensive, preparing an individual to become a spiritual guide and to teach Hatha Yoga, a tantric form of Yoga, in its most classical and powerful form.

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Meditation Teacher Training Course

Receive a formal certificate to teach authentic meditation and benefit from a spiritual empowerment initiation that brings unprecedented power to your spiritual capabilities and influence as a meditation teacher.

Tantra Massage Teacher Training Course

Receive a formal certificate and spiritual empowerment to teach Tantra Massage and benefit from a comprehensive understanding of energy work. Join our international teaching team.

Additional Teachings

The following courses and retreats of the Somananda Tantra School are open to all spiritual seekers and students. Most of these courses or retreats do not have prerequisites and you do not need to have passed specific levels of the Somananda Tantra School curriculum.

The exception is Tantra Massage Therapist Advanced Training, which requires prior completion of the 10-day Tantra Massage Therapist Training (Level 1).

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Trika Meditation Retreat

Trika Meditation is a comprehensive study for those seeking structured and measurable spiritual development through meditation. Here Tantra Yoga and  Raja Yoga have been combined into one supportive system of development.

The Art of Dying

The spiritual preparation for death – one of life’s greatest passages yet a fundamentally neglected aspect of existence – is addressed frontally by these very rare teachings.

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Tantra Massage Therapist Advanced Training

In this second-level therapist training we bring the study and practice of Tantra Massage to a whole new level of power, in-depth realization, and achievements.

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Ultimate Tantric Woman

Ultimate Tantric Woman provides comprehensive tantric training for women that presents the age-old wisdom of Tantra in the context of building up the global, harmonious, and true essence of a woman.

Tantra Masculinity: The Vira Training

Vira Training in Tantra is powerful training for men, teaching them the way of gradual yet comprehensive masculine development and Vira consciousness. Vira Training leads men to discover and manifest their inner Shiva – the ultimate masculine principle in Tantra.

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Satsangs and Events

From time to time our teachers are offering satsangs and other spiritual events in various cities in the world. These are usually 2-3 hours long evening meetings and open to all spiritual enthusiasts and students.