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If you are new to a Shakta Tantra path and practice, or if you have been studying within classical Tantric streams for some time, Ganesha will open the gates to the next levels of awareness needed for our spiritual development. As the beloved son of Goddess Parvati, He will also bring us closer to the Divine Mother! You will learn a Shakta Sadhana (practice) for Ganesha that includes: Shri Vidya Ganesha Mantra with Nyasas Ganesha Kavacam Vedic Invocation to Ganesha Reg below
On these full moons we will honor Lalita Tripurasundari & chant Her 1000 names In some Shri Vidya lineages, initiation into higher forms of Lalita and the lineage are required to recite Her 1000 names. While many benefits are felt without an initiation, & the Lalita Sahasranama is often given without initiation, this practice series will energetically prepare participants for deepening into the field of Lalita while opening gates to a summer 2023 Panchadasi initiation. Email for info
Join us for this rare & precious offering: a sādhanā to the Wisdom Goddess and Divine Mother of the Higher Mind, Sound, Silence, Creativity & Art. 1 day 6 hour immersion. Email us for info:
During the Spring Navaratrī we will worship the Navadurgās on their respective days. This Pūjā is open to all who have received the Shri Vidya Navadurgas at a special price, and to any students who are interested in receiving the Navadurgās’ sadhanas. Every morning we will meet on Zoom or recording and follow a traditional Śākta Navaratrī pattern with Durgā’s collective, the Navadurgās. Email for more info
Please email us for the full info packet about joining the Chandi Seminars in 2023. Info will be available after January 10. 2023
Open Enrollment: Join us at any time! Calling a chakra (circle) of dedicated Yoginis, Yogins, and Devotees! This 13 month immersion will give the fundamentals of traditional Shakta Sadhana and also offer a taste of 13 forms of the Divine Mother from Tantric Traditions. These sadhanas have been distilled to a potent Shakti drop of wisdom and will emanate teachings & practices through the classical forms of Mantra, Yantra, & Tantra.
Learn the recitation patterns and secret practices of the Chandi Path. Pre- requisite is Chandi I.
In part 1 of this series of Sādhaka on 4 Expressions of the Divine Feminine, Laura Amazzone explores the goddess Sarasvati. She begins by discussing why all four goddesses she teaches about in this series can be seen as different expressions of śakti, the creative power that animates all of existence. All the gods and goddesses hold śakti. The goddesses, as Laura explores them, are expressions of the Absolute Consciousness.
Ongoing Courses that have been recorded from past teachings - Open for Enrollment at any time!
Ongoing enrollment! In this course we will look at the evolution of Goddess beginning with our human origins in Africa. Using an interdisciplinary approach we will examine archaeology, art, mythology, history, and ritual in our consideration of Goddess connections between Paleolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age cultures into the early Kaula and Shakta period of South Asia. Please contact Laura directly for a discount and updated course link!
Yogini~The Iconography and Philosophy of Yoginis and Divine Feminine Power This course is adapted from the Mysteries of the Yoginis Self-Study online course I offer at Mystery School of the Goddess. It will be available for registration and self-study in September 2018. Email email@example.com if you are interested and do not see a new registration link on EmbodiedPhilosophy's course page.
A 4 Week Online Course at Embodied Philosophy looking at Goddesses Kali, Durga, Lakshmi, and Saraswati. Please contact Laura directly for a discount code and access to the course.
This self-study, do at your own pace course offers 32 lessons on Goddess Durga. Learn about Her myth, the significance of Her tools, the days of the week that are sacred to Her, Her various powers, emanations and much more. Meditations and visualizations are included in many of the lessons. This is a do at your own pace course. It does not require a huge time commitment. This course offers many practical suggestions for connecting with and experiencing Durga in your life.
This is an 8 lesson do at your own pace on the history, powers, rituals, temples, iconography, philosophical and spiritual significance of the Yoginis. Who were the Yoginis? This course is an in-depth and comprehensive presentation on the Yoginis of South Asia. For all priestesses, healers, artists, musicians, ritualists, shamans, yogic practitioners, tantric practitioners and Goddess worshipers. To enroll, send $310 USD to the Paypal link below. You will be manually added to the course.
Join Laura and Tatyanna Wright for this shaktiful conversation about Durga, the Matrikas, and the Chandi Path. Laura explores how to apply these ancient teachings to our modern times, particularly living through the pandemic. And we dive into the spiritual understanding of the phrase “She Who Tears Apart Thought”. In order to understand the themes presented in the Chandi Path, one must know Durga and how and why it is important to connect with Her.
YOGINIS UNITE! This is a free, shaktiful and super passionate conversation with my dear Yogini sister, Luisa Spagna about the Yoginis and Matrikas, Durga's collective of Shaktis.
I was interviewed for two episodes of Yogic Paths on Gaia.com. The first, the intro, is free, and the 4th episode on Tantra. I recommend the whole series.
Chitheads Interview with Jacob Kyle on my book Goddess Durga and the current work I am doing. A good introduction if you are new to my work. Free!
Rise of Venus: The Power of the Women’s Spirituality Movement is a short-subject documentary mini-series that explores a spiritual revolution that arose in the 1970s and its impact on American women and society today. Meloney Hudson interviews Women's Spirituality Foremothers, Teachers & Scholars who she describes as "carrying the torch" of Goddess today. Check out Episode 4, "Making Contact" featuring Laura Amazzone
Starseed Interview with Erin Rivera Merrimen on Shakta Tantra, Goddess, Yogini and more. If you are not familiar with my work or want to hear my recent and current focus, check this out. Free!
Starseed Interview with Erin Rivera Merriman. Durga Meditation, Chandi Path and the Practice of Tantra. Free!
This is a restricted and invitation only teaching. In order to participate in this Matangi seminar, there are Shakta Sadhana prerequisites. Please contact Laura @ firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.