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Current and Upcoming
Nine Durgas New MoonsBegins February 11, 2021 and will continue on or near every new moon until the Fall 2021 Durga Puja!
Learn authentic Shakta sadhanas and visualization of each of the Nine Durgas, a collective form of Durgas Shaktis. Learn their attributes, qualities, implements, powers and the benefits.
Please contact us for more info about this 9 month ritual sadhana series to this powerful collective of goddess Durga.
Pre-requisite: Durga Sadhana (Jan. 13, 2021, and/or Chandi Seminars)
Dakini's MirrorThis is a foundational teaching and essential Shakta Sadhana from Laura's Shri Vidya lineage.
In non-dual Tantric traditions understanding the nature of our minds is essential on a path of awakening, self-realization and liberation. The Dakini’s Mirror is a sacred Mandala that helps us to re-cognize our emotional patterns by working within 5 fields of energies/Consciousness (the Dakinis) and their elemental families.
Please contact us for an info doc with all the Dakini details!
Lalita & the Lunar NityasThere are several pre-requisites to join this ritual series including Chandi Seminars I-II, Dakini's Mirror, and others. Please contact us for more information.
Join us for the 6th annual online celebration of the Divine Mother Durga!Celebrate the Annual Fall Durga Puja--Nine Nights of the Divine Mother from your home temple or anywhere you are through a special online daily practice and teachings! Every autumn on the first new moon that falls after the fall equinox, nine nights of Tantric worship of the Divine Mother begins. Navaratri or Durga Puja is a 5000 year old festival that gives participants an opportunity to come together in community. During this time we pray to Durga to bring healing, balance & justice to all.
Yoginis Dakinis In Conversation with....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.
- Print and Digital CopiesCheck out my 2 articles: Annapūrnā: A Return to Wholeness, Balance and Earth Mother Wisdom
& What is Śākta?
along with many other wonderful essays, interviews, & book reviews.
On Ecology Digital copy onlyCheck out my articles: What is a Shakta and Annapurna: A Return to Balance, Wholeness and Earth Mother Wisdom
Yoga Philosophy CertificationThe teachings and practices of yoga are inspiring a deep transformation of human consciousness at the somatic, psychological and spiritual levels. Join us for this comprehensive adventure into the texts, traditions and practices of the yoga tradition. Laura will be teaching in April 2021. You can also enroll in her previous courses as a student in the program. JAI MAA!
Chandi Seminars 2021"When the world is burning, it is time to do Chandi Sadhana."
Two 3-Day Weekend Seminars offered in support of the many challenges we face collectively and individually in these fierce times.
Learn authentic Shakta Sadhanas to Chandi/Durga/Kali from a Shri Vidya lineage as well as how to recite the Chandi Path. Includes many "secret" teachings not available to the public and meant only for sincere dedicated practitioners.
On Going Courses
32 Days of Durga Online CourseThis 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.
Yogini Online SeminarYogini~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.
Mysteries of the Yoginis OnlineThis 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.
Yogic Paths Episodes Featuring LauraI 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.
Rise of Venus - Online DocuseriesRise 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
Chitheads PodcastChitheads 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!
Starseed Podcast Episode 4Starseed 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!
Ganesha SadhanaAs most of us who love Shakta and other Tantric and Yogic traditions know, Ganesha is an elephant-headed God of Wisdom who is invoked to remove obstacles. As the God of Karma and Dharma, He also brings obstacles to reroute us when we have strayed from our path. Ganesha is invoked at the beginning of any ritual or undertaking. He is the one who opens the gates-- both external and internal ones!