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4–9 September, Vitry-lès-Cluny: Taranyalikrantam

Taranyalikrantam, The Emerging Step of the Thunder Dragon

With Sundernath & Emma Balnaves

  • Commencing 4pm, Sunday 4 September
  • Concluding 9am, Friday 9 September

Ten classes: Spaces are limited

The Taranyali Tridha Dhyanam is an ancient and complete meditation system from the tradition of Tantric Hatha Yoga. This threefold system has been revived and revised by the yogin Sundernath (Shandor Remete) for use by present-day practitioners of the art and craft of Hatha Yoga.

The first stage, Taranyalikrantam, the Emerging Step of the Thunder Dragon, is a full-practice format involving standing, seated, and meditative activities.

Open Level: This course is open to anyone from beginner level of any style of yoga. No previous Shadow Yoga experience is necessary.

Access options: TGV from Paris Gare de Lyon to Macon Loché (1h36) or change in Lyon. Then 25min drive. Fly or TGV to Lyon then 75min drive.
You will need a car to travel from Cluny to La Maison Forte.
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Accommodation: Several hotels and Airbnb are available in the city of Cluny.

Guest houses


4 September @ 4:00 pm CEST
9 September @ 9:00 am CEST


La Maison Forte
La Vineuse sur Fregande
Vitry-lès-Cluny, Departement de la Saône-et-Loire 71250 France
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Open Level – suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners.

Intermediate Level – proficiency with the intermediate level of asanas.

Advanced Level – proficiency in Nrtta Sadhana – Pure Dance of Shiva and ability to sit in Padmasana for one hour.

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  • 4–6 weeks before the first class, a cancellation fee of 25% will be deducted.
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