Online Teachings from Swami Chetanananda

Swami Chetanananda is the founder and spiritual leader of The Movement Center. As a widely recognized authority on the philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism, he has a profound gift for linking the wisdom of these ancient texts to the reality of our lives in a way we can understand, open to, and live from. Please enjoy this amazing collection of talks given on the blessed subjects of Kashmir Shaivism, Kundalini Yoga, and Tantric Practice.

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The energetic Mechanism

In this compelling talk, Swami Chetanananda expands on the system of Chakras and channels of the human body, their relevance to yogic practice, and the power of "engaging our instrument" in our daily lives.

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The pratyabhijnahrdayam

This video shares Swamiji's in depth exploration on the important Kashmir Shaivite text, the Pratyabhijnahrdayam, (The Essence of Self-Recognition).

In this talk, Swami Chetanananda discusses the development of of esoteric Shaivism and the emergence of the Pratyabhijna philosophical tradition. In this school of thought, enlightenment and liberation are not viewed as achievements, but as what arises from recognition of our true nature. The Pratyabhijnahrdayam is the most elegant text in this tradition. 

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