Yoga of sound: an exception opportunity
In company of Eva Espeita (Swamini Radhananda Saraswati), Jorge Lozano and Alicia poultry, in love of it research musical as half of carry it life and the consciousness towards its maximum expansion, return to offer, from the humility and dedication that deserves, it power of the use of the sound in the meditation in this course-sadhana that begins the 3 of April. Writes Eva Espeita (Swamini Radhananda Saraswati).
More and more, the sound is converts in the center of it life, a life that, dedicated to the study, the practice and to the teaching of it tradition meditative of India in all their dimensions, assists to the hatching of what always was there, after them teachings of them teachers, of them texts classic, of the sadhana intense: the sound.
"He who knows the art of playing the vinā and other instruments, which is an expert in intonation (ṣruti) and theory (ṣāstra) and knows the art of the musical metric, enter the way of salvation (mārga mokṣha) effortlessly." Nātyaṣāstra 200 a. C. Bharata.
In the heart of India the sun rises and goes slowly; Red, it observed along eternities bathed in the glare and in the sound of them turkeys real, in the flight of the ragas and the density of the logging of this ancient musicso ancient that we get lost in the history to find it but that makes us live in the present with a power that we not met before.
Thus, by mediation of this medicine granting of this, observe the movement of the mind appease is completely in the absorption (laya), transmuting the mind (them emotions, them thoughts, them memories, the personality) of form natural, without trauma, without effort (as says the text of the Nātyaṣāstra), in the same way that busy birds passing in this timeless spring continue their flight in the endless sky and disappear in the distance.
Our lives can ravelling is in quotidianity empty and gray, in niches of modernity, in the normality that we crushes, in all that that hidden the greatness of our be, the giant cosmic that are each one of us. And in contrast to this, our asceticism and our delight)Yoga and bhoga), the power really is at our disposal and that exalts us, but which makes it only if we are worthy vehicles for transit, for his descent from the subtle realms to those manifestos in which our members dance every day.
The force, light, joy can return it to us and stay, stay in a life of pleasure and ecstasy. We have experienced multiple times this ecstasy along the different wonders that life has been offering us in this, our incessant research by the paths that humanity has come in pursuit of his enlightenment, but we reached a turning point when, after many approaches, the classical music of India through us.
And for this now and after observing that this treasure is hardly known even in the own India, that in fact, in some of its forms has been on the verge of disappearing, and is so beneficial for the development of humanityWe want to make all the efforts to integrate it into us and share it, thanking them for the support of all those who have been able to listen to and live by and to this art.
The world is heading for disaster if the human being does not connect with his unconditional love, with its sensitivity, with permanent work on itself by the awakening. We find that doing this art we participated in raising the vibration of the world, internal and external. Now, in Madrid it is possible to discover the wonder of the Yoga of sound from their ancestral and deep Indian roots direct into the heart of all beings.
In a sadhana, practice personal unified built in five phases cumulative, is start to the students in the theory and practice of the following technical meditative of Yoga of the sound:
- Outer meditation practice on the development of deep listening to different sound sources (human, environmental instruments).
- Inner meditation practice on the listen to refined of the sound fundamental internal (Nothing anusandana) from the tradition Tantric.
- Active meditation practices in opening of the voice and breath through exercises selected from pranayama, as well as of an adaptation of from specific methodologies of singing Dhrupad based on the line (samvad) with the sound the instrument-generated refrain Tampura: Karaj (search the lower tones and its resonance in the body) and Ākar (articulation of the vowel "a") and the pursuit of the Svar or tuning.
- Phonetics, articulation and metric of the Sanskrit language and its use in the singing of the Vedic mantras (from the monotonous singing until the use of three so-called "magical" notes that make up all the Vedic chant: udatta, anudatta and svarita), use mantras and traditional syllables of the Dhrupad and in the bijamantras of the tantra.
- Practices of meditation and subtle harmonization through a work of visualization of the ascent and descent of the energy by the central channel through the simultaneous singing of the bijamantras traditional tantra related to the energy centers of the body and rāgas (scales modal Indian born of the tradition of the) Nada Yoga), whose different grades can also correspond with the vibration of the chakras.
- The mantra or pranava OM in those texts, the tradition and the practice as mantra central of all the tradition sound of India.
- Comprehensive task of understanding of the relationship between melody and rhythm, as the basic components of all the musical phenomenon, and how symbols and clear experiences of space and time in our lives.
- The phenomenon of music in the human being as a means of transformation and healing from the physical to the subtle and the relationship between the emotion devotional (bhava bhakti) and the precision technique in the execution.
- Study of the phenomenon of sound in the traditional texts: vedas, upanishads, yoga-sutras, tantras and shastras.
Schedules: From 10:00 to 14:00
Dates (Sunday): 3 of April 2016 / 24 of April / 8 de mayo / 22 of mayo / 12 of June
Total duration: 20 hours
Structure of the sessions:
10:00 / 11:30 collective practice of the Nāda Yoga Sadhana, by entering the corresponding phase.
11: 30 / 12:00 lunch break
12:00 / 13:30 theory, questions and answers
13:30 / 14:00 practice end to close the session
Who is this course
Practitioners of Yoga that you wish to further study of this tradition, as well as teachers or professors that want to develop a practice genuine and complete.
Mscenic artists or usicos who wish to delve deeper in the meditative and healing potential of their environment (sound, voice).
Although some experience and a provision is recommended clear, sincere and committed to the meditative practice, not, however, required to follow successfully this course, advanced yoga or music knowledge.
We propose a Sadhana, which means to develop a daily personal practice, following them indications that is offer during the sessions, for which is dan all the explanations necessary and clarification of doubts, next to them own sessions guided that serve of reference.
An extensive orientation will be held a morning of Sunday every three weeks, but the rest of the time the practitioner will have to practice to be your own guide, which embodies the spirit of "learn to recognize our inner master" Yoga.
Contribution: €200 for active partners or partners who have left the partnership less than a year ago. And €220 for new partners or partners who have left the partnership more than one year ago.
—Eva Espeita left (Swamini Radhananda Saraswati) is founder, co-organizing and teacher of Yoga Integral in Aushadhi School of Yoga in Madrid (Spain) on kinds regular, workshops, courses, retreats and seminars. It starts in the Yoga in 2001 and is dedicated to his teaching since 2003 mainly in Spain and also abroad. His areas of teaching include: body Yoga (Hatha Yoga, ancient and modern, according to several schools including Asana, Pranayama, Mudra and Bandha), Yoga of energy (Kundalini Yoga - Kriya Yoga, Chakras, Prana Vidya), Yoga of sound and devotional (singing Dhrupad, Nada Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Mantra, Kirtan), Mental Yoga (Raja Yoga, Patanjali, Antar Mouna, Yoga Nidra) and Yoga of knowledge (Jnana Yoga (, literary tradition of Yoga and Vedanta, Tantra and the philosophies of the Shaivism). Is form initially and during years from the lineage Tantric with disciples direct of Swami Satyananda Saraswati as Danilo Hernandez (Sw. Digambarananda), Sw. Nishchalananda (that it starts as Sannyasin-Swamini in 2011) and Sw. Gyandharma in Spain, Britain and China, with whom has lived, accompanied and translated in different seminars and retreats. Also explores other visions and relevant schools in the body work (such as Pattabhi Jois Borja Romero Valdespino, Gustavo Ponce, John Friend, Feldenkrais with Marye Wyvill, breathing and prenatal movement with Montse Cob, Kung - Fu / Wushu school Wudao).
Has translated from the English to the Spanish to several teachers foreigners of Yoga and meditation in retreats and seminars. After a learning self-taught and also directed in the music from the rock to the music sacra European, passing by it music Mediterranean (Efren Lopez) and leading in the tradition sound of India (Rajesh David, Russil Paul), is dedicated especially to the study of the Dhrupad (it music classical Hindustani more old) with Amelia Cuni in Germany and with their teachers Pandit Padmashri Ramakant Gundecha and Pandit Padmashri Umakant Gundecha (The Gundecha Brothers) in Italy e India , where goes regularly to form it. She is the founder of the research project musical Sunyata in concerts, audio tours and retreats in nature.
Initiated studies on the philosophy of art and aesthetics, mythology and symbology, etc. by Marta Izquierdo Espeita, is also a student of various meditation systems that have emerged throughout history (Buddhism, Taoism, Kabbalah, Tarot cabalistic, Medieval European Alchemy, shamanism). It maintains contact with the academic study of these traditions of self-taught and attend courses of doctorate of Sciences of religions at the University Institute of Sciences of the religions of the Complutense University of Madrid.
—Alicia Corral He is an artist and researcher in the field of the performing arts and the voice. Degree in interpretation by the Institut of the Teatre of Barcelona. Master in Estudis Teatrals by the University autonomous of Barcelona and Ph.d. student in arts performing by the University King Juan Carlos of Madrid.
Winner of the premi of perfeccionament 2009 of the Institut of the Teatre "Living movement / Eurithmy" and of the premi of perfeccionament 2010 awarded by the Institut of the teatre "an approach to the technical of them trunk of Bengal". Following the trail of Grotowski has worked with Thomas Richards, Mario Biagini, Jairo Cuesta, Jim Slowiak, Abani Biswas, Pei Hwee Tang and Pere Sais.
In 2005 he conducted field work in India, working with singers of the tradition Bāul, specialists in the practice of the Vedic chant like Raddha Sundararajan, Sobhana Srinibasan and Manaka Desikachar and collaborators of Grotowski, Abani Biswas and his group Milon Mela, studying ancient techniques of yoga of sound, vocal yoga, singing Bāul and Vedic recitation. In 2013 finished his training as a singer and a specialist in Vedic chant between India and England with school K.Y.M. in Chennai (India) and the S.K.Y., Chennai (India), in addition to training as instructor of yoga in the SVYASA University of Bangalore (India).
In 2014 has been certified by the Central School of Speech and Drama, London as an associate professor of acting and vocal training method Fitzmaurice Voicework®. She is the founder of Group of Vedic chant "Namaskar" together with Olga Solà and Manish Shrestha that in 2014 released his first album in Barcelona. Currently working as a teacher in the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático de Galicia in the Department of physical theatre. In 2015 continues his research vocal in India, with the learning of the ancient art of the singing hindu with the practice of Dhrupad through them artists Ramakant Gundecha and Umakant Gundecha.
—Jorge Lozano Cabrero begins his musical activity with the area of rock, jazz and flamenco guitar, studying with teachers such as Ramón Montoya and Juan Sánchez, while learning the crate and other percussion instruments in a self-taught way. It continues with classical percussion at Neopercusión, where he discovers India, Oriental and Afrolatina percussion with professors such as Serguei Sapricheff, David Mayoral and Nantha Kumar. So, begins to travel to various countries such as Morocco, Egypt or India, to investigate and learn these musics in their origins and traditions. Learn the rhythmic Karnatica in the Ganesh Tala Vadya Vidialaya of Chennai (South of the India) with the family Vinayakram, with who collaborates as guitarist and percussionist in different shows and recordings. In Varanasi (North of the India) learns the rhythmic indoustani with the master's table Issuar Lal Mishra and the master of Pakhavaj Pandit Sri Kant Mishra. Discover the Arabic Oud and knows of the oriental music under the tutelage of the Sudanese master Wafir Sheikh, with whom he works regularly. Collaborates, accompanies or composed in different projects as Rasa, Andres Olaegui Quartet, Khairkan, Manglis beat Machine, Shankara, Algures trio, Vikku Vinayakram, Pandit Baluji Shrinivas, Pandit Ashok Pathak, Atta Chakki, Selva Ganesh, Mukti, Vishnu, Sinti Drom, Tala and heel, Javier Paxariño...
It has organized courses and workshops as musician and social educator, with children from nursery, primary, secondary, teenagers and adults during the last years in collaboration with schools and municipalities in Spain and organized by the Zanzibar World Music Jam, first Jam session of music in Madrid. He also teaches music at the Etnosur and Filmec festivals. He was directing the Department of music at the official school of music and Indian dance, "Nataraya" associated with the University of Arts in Allahabad, India. It is accompanied in the kirtans of Swami Satyasangananda Saraswati's Bihar School of Yoga, India. In them last years, is has dedicated to the research in the music as form of meditation through Sunyata its project of research in music ecstatic, meditative collaborating through concerts, trips of sound and retreats in the nature with Eva Espeita (Swamini Radhananda Saraswati) of Aushadhi School of Yoga and with Victor Oribe in Voarte. Now a part of Rasa, Nad Duo, Franco Barral tercerto, Ara Malikian, Prau 15 katrapay Naoum, as well as other collaborations.