The 21 Stages of Meditation gives you tools and experiences to deepen your meditation practice and come to a profound understanding of your Self. The 21 Stages of Meditation clarifies the process and outlines the steps of your progress in meditation, and your understanding of your Self. Each part of this meditative journey takes you into a deeper level of awakening, healing, realization and transformation.
In this program you will engage in three separate journeys; each journey is comprised of seven stages, taking you step by step into a deeper level of awakening and realization. We will move through the rudimentary skills of meditation to the deeper levels of awareness and integration and finally into identity, projection and merger in the infinite pulse of creation There are no prerequisites for this program. Students and teachers from all contemplative traditions are invited; instructors and practitioners of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan are encouraged to participate…again and again.
The primary textbook for this program guides you through 21 stages of meditation as outlined by Yogi Bhajan.
This course will:
- Introduce the nature of meditation.
- Provide an overview of the stages of meditation.
- Provide specific tools that access different parts of your mind and heart.
- Give the experience of personal insight and realization.
- Help you be who you are, and act authentically, naturally and meaningfully. We will meet the challenge of our own emotions, beliefs and habits.
What you need to do.
The course is open to anyone from any meditative tradition. No experience is required though some meditation experience is an asset. The 21 Stages of Meditation also contributes to KRI Level Three Certification within The Aquarian Teacher™ Training Program and qualifies for RYT hours with Yoga Alliance and IKYTA Continuing Education Credits.
The course format is planned as 3 integrated journeys through The Crystallized Self, The Expressive Self, and The Transcendent Self. There are 48 hours of classroom time over six days.Apply here
Dates & Times
April 2018 & June 2018
Friday, April 27 to Sunday April 29, 2018
Friday, June 8 to Sunday, June 10, 2018
9:00 AM to 6:00 PMApply here
Cost & Registration
There are two cost options available
Please start the application process by filling out the questionnaire. Once your application is approved you will be required to pay $250 non-refundable deposit, and decide which payment option you would prefer.
Option 1: $995 by March 23rd
Option 2: $1095 after March 23rd
- 21 Stages of Meditation: Kundalini Yoga as Taught by Yogi Bhajan by Gurucharan Singh Khalsa, PhD
Meet our Teacher Training faculty.
Mahan Rishi Singh
Mahan Rishi Singh co-founded the Khalsa Healing Arts and Yoga Center in Yardley, PA. USA in 1989. He began studying yoga and meditation in 1973 and entered the Guru Ram Das Ashram in 1975 as a student and teacher of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Having taught nationally and internationally, along with traveling numerous times to India, he seeks to bring the ancient wisdom and authentic devotional practices of yoga and meditation into everyday life. He has been leading retreats and yatras (spiritual pilgrimages) to India, Nepal and Tibet over the past 25 years.
His experiences of the Kundalini and subtle energy currents of the etheric body have led him to guide his students toward Self-realization and illumination through Universal love and understanding. His vision is for each student to have an experience of vital energy, great joy, and liberating peace. Mahan Rishi is also a doctor of Chiropractic and Herbal nutritionist. He graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 1988. Through natural healing practices and holistic health care he guides his client toward optimum health and well-being. Dr. Khalsa seeks to awaken the vital spirit and heart of each individual on their journey of wholeness and liberation. Also trained in Polarity Therapy, Reiki, Yogic subtle body, crystal and aromatherapy healing practices he releases deep emotional and vibrational blocks, unleashing your profound potential and vital energy.LEARN MORE ABOUT MAHAN RISHI
Guru Dharam has taught Kundalini Yoga since 1979. He founded the Lotus Healing Centre, a multidisciplinary holistic facility, in London in 1989 and served as the Vice Principal of the London Academy of Oriental Medicine until 1997. His formal qualifications have been complemented by his intensive, interdisciplinary, postgraduate study of the esoteric - the Kabbalah, Mesoamerican Shamanic Dreaming, West African healing practices, and many years study of the Mastery Path, White Lotus healing, Black Hat Feng Shui, and the Red Thread empowerments.
Since 1980, Guru Dharam has developed a practical system of Yogic Therapy, applying the science of Kundalini, mantra, and visualization, to help empower many thousands of people toward healthier and happier lives. As Director of the Kundalini Medicine Initiative, Guru Dharam has developed International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Training as a safe, effective and therapeutic complement to the mechanics of western medical practice. Guru Dharam is recognized as a highly experienced teacher, taught directly by Yogi Bhajan. He is registered as a KRI Mentoring Lead Teacher Trainer in Levels 1 and 2.LEARN MORE ABOUT GURU DHARAM
Siri Sat embodies an elegant and precise approach to the teachings of Kundalini Yoga. She is a Lead Teacher Trainer with a specialty in Posture and Alignment enhanced by earlier training as a professional dancer and choreographer. She is a coordinator of the Kundalini Medicine Yoga Therapy Training worldwide and a Kundalini Yoga Therapist well grounded in Sat Nam Rasayan and other forms of energetic healings. She is known for teaching with clarity and impact as well as her warmth and a sense of humor. She feels blessed to have completed her training directly with Yogi Bhajan.LEARN MORE ABOUT SIRI SAT
S.S. Nirbhe Kaur Khalsa began practicing Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan in l972 in Michigan, and studied directly with Yogi Bhajan for 32 years. In 1989 Nirbhe Kaur co-founded The Khalsa Healing Arts and Yoga Center. She leads Kundalini yoga trainings and courses internationally. She was co-director of the House of Guru Ram Das in Princeton New Jersey for many years and is an ordained Sikh minister.LEARN MORE ABOUT NIRBHE KAUR
Learn more about this Teacher Training program from personal experiences of previous students.
What you will need to start with our Teacher Training
Your commitment and 100% participation will be required at every session.
A positive attitude – a sense of openness and a desire to learn are truly the most important things you can bring to this training.
Like all great things in life, the more you put into this training, the more you’ll get from it. That starts before you arrive. The required reading for this training program is included in the program cost, however there are some books that you might find helpful. Below is a list of recommended reading. Books are purchased at the trainee’s expense, and can be picked up in our boutique, at a local bookstore or on Amazon.
Kundalini Yoga: Sadhana Guidelines by Yogi Bhajan