SHAKTI RISING | PART ONE

Our inaugural retreat embraced by the Daśa Mahāvidyā

STUDY

PRACTICE

CONNECT

STUDY

PRACTICE

CONNECT

EVENT OVERVIEW

Invoke the wisdom

Of the Great Goddesses and welcome radical transformation into your life
This extraordinary retreat dives deep into the various aspects of five of the Daśa Mahāvidyā, providing a daily sādhanā to work with these cosmic forces.
Tantrika Institute Portugal, Figueiró Dos Vinhos May 20 – 25, 2020 With Kavitha Chinnaiyan M.D.

Invoke the wisdom

Of the Great Goddesses and welcome radical transformation into your life
This extraordinary retreat dives deep into the various aspects of five of the Daśa Mahāvidyā, providing a daily sādhanā to work with these cosmic forces.
Tantrika Institute Portugal, Figueiró Dos Vinhos May 20 – 25, 2020 With Kavitha Chinnaiyan M.D.
Are you intrigued by the mystery of the Daśa Mahāvidyā but frustrated by the lack of authentic and practical information available?
Join beloved Tantrika Lead Faculty member Kavitha Chinnaiyan M.D. for this six-day retreat as she unwraps the secrecy surrounding these
esoteric teachings. Empower your practice with the energy of the goddesses in the first of this two-part retreat series.
Kavitha’s deep passion for the tantrik goddess tradition and her profound ability to make it accessible in daily life allows her to stay true to source while still offering these teachings in a way that is applicable for the modern practitioner.

INVOKE THE POWER
of the Daśa Mahāvidyā

In Part 1 of this retreat, we will explore the first five goddesses –

Kālī

Tārā

Tripurasundarī

Bhuvaneśvarī

Tripura Bhairavī

Meet Your Instructor

KAVITHA CHINNAIYAN, M.D.

Kavitha Chinnaiyan M.D. is an integrative cardiologist and advanced cardiac imaging specialist who expertly combines her medical expertise with eastern wisdom to promote wellness and freedom from suffering. She is a devotee of the Śrī Vidyā tradition and has studied Ayurveda,
Yoga, Vedanta, the Direct Path and Tantra with teachers across the globe. Her acclaimed meditation and devotion-centric courses are defined by her extensive knowledge and experience gained from decades of sādhanā. She currently lives in Michigan with her husband, two daughters and dog.

TANTRIKA INSTITUTE, PORTUGAL

Located in beautiful Figueiró Dos Vinhos, Tantrika Institute Portugal is the premier retreat destination for Tantrikas longing to deepen their connection to the teachings of classical Tantrik Yoga. Enjoy asana in the center’s beautiful Mattamayura yoga shala, or relax by the pool and connect with the lush flora surrounded by acres of beautiful wine vineyards and citrus orchards.

ON-SITE AMENITIES –

  • Multiple outdoor terraces and lounging areas
  • Outdoor yoga platform overlooking the rolling countryside
  • Olympic-sized outdoor pool and sunbathing area
  • Lush botanical gardens, citrus orchards, and wine vineyards
  • Numerous hammocks and hidden outdoor lounge areas
  • Indoor, fireplace-side library lounge
  • Tantrika’s pets and animals-friendly on-site cats and chickens
  • Tantrika Cafe- quick bites, teas, and other organic treats

Additionally, if you have a day or two to spare on the end of your retreat, the closest village to the Center, Figueiró dos Vinhos, is a few miles away and contains all the basics of what you may require including a delightful Saturday market. There are two UNESCO World Heritage Sites within an hour of the center with a Gothic monastery to please the architectural eye. The cool waters of the Mediterranean are under an hour’s drive away and the sunbaked beach is one of the widest and most beautiful in Europe.
Let the rolling hills of Tantrika Institute Portugal embrace you on your path.

TANTRIKA INSTITUTE, PORTUGAL

ACCOMMODATIONS

Tantrika Institute Portugal has a number of room options to fit your needs, ranging from luxurious to minimalist and everything in between. Accommodations include: Personal suites complete with private bathrooms and kitchenettes; Single bedrooms; Shared dorms; Tent camping; Campervan parking.

FOOD

Everyday, Tantrika Institute offers a delicious menu with many options to keep you nourished while in the midst of your sādhanā. Included in the price of your stay are three fresh and locally-sourced meals, with daily scheduling set to Ayurvedic principles: Light breakfast; Hearty Brunch/Lunch; Light Dinner.

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