Methodology

Practical, experiential. Self knowledge is not a matter of speech but rather of practices that lead to experience our true Self. For this purpose we will use pranayamas, asanas, meditations, nature walks, dance, stories and games. All these integrated in the yogic tradition of Siddhas.

It is about learning by enjoying to finally attaining the True Enjoyment not dependent on the external events or on our internal states.

The persons who guide the process have the function of accompanying the teachers and instructors, and also the group of children, aiming to give their support through the practice and to share the experiences.

The learning of the Transcendence does not make use of words; it is an understanding of the Reality and as such it implies to face situations that would allow us to enter the experiences. It is a matter of catching and accessing the deeper structures of the Self.

Contents

The meetings represent a space created to research and explore the inner world, the world of the Self. Here children become explorers of the Self guided by the discoveries of the Siddhas on body, mind and consciousness.

Our work tools will be those discoveries made by the Siddhas about the Self and we will learn and experience with the help of the keys appropriate to reach the same state of profound Happiness and Bliss attained by them. Some examples of contents are detailed below:

  • Who are the Siddhas? The thread of tradition. The Siddha family.
  • The Siddha masters. What were they looking for? The pursuit of the treasure (the hidden gem). The cosmic wedding.
  • Our body: what we see and what we see not. The nadis. The cakras. The breath.
  • Our mind: how does it work and how to be in control of it.
  • Our emotions: how do they work and how to transcend them.
  • How to keep the body as sound and healthy as an apple.
  • The pathway: its elements: mantra, pranayama, concentration, asanas; their practice.
  • Who is Shiva? The path of love.
  • Our endeavour, what the right action is: yamas and niyamas, service, love and mercy as the guides of our actions.
  • Creating a lexicon: karma, soul, sakti, Shiva, siddhis, vairagya, nada, bindu, guru-master, jnana, jiva.
  • Work tools to be integrated in the school: the role of the teachers.

Activities format

  • One day program from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • A weekend program from Saturday at 10 a.m. till Sunday at 2 p.m.

 

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