Full Moon Discourses: Application of Pranayama with Sundernath

The Correct Application of Pranayama & the Perils & Pitfalls of its Misuse.

This series of seven one hour discourses with Sundernath will be held on consecutive full moons and is suitable for mature practitioners of Hatha Yoga. Sundernath will cover the five activities that are each penetrated by, and all interconnected through, the application of pranayama according to its different rhythmic modes of Adama (low), Madyama (central) and Uttama  (high or intense).

  • Pranayama in Asana-krama
  • Pranayama in Mudra and Kriya
  • Pranayama in Pratyahara
  • Dharana and Dhyana
  • Pranayama within the stages of Samadhi up and until entry into the state of Unmani-bhava or Unmani-avastha
  • Pranayama within the stages of Khecari Mudra through to the seven crowning procedures of Sambhavi Mudra that reflect and confirm the truth of each step of the preceding journey.

The correct or incorrect application of pranayama in these five activities determines whether the Unmani sakti or transmental energy can be triggered. It is through this many layered process that the pathway is purified and empowered so that the ascent of kundalini can be imparted by the deity directly or through the guru. Unless this ground is fully covered kundalini remains an empty slogan and the wisdom that lies beyond the clutches of mundane living, a distant fantasy.

Interactive chat
On occasion, Sundernath will respond to questions through the Vimeo chat box which may be enabled (not for every lecture).

Open to all
These discourses are open to all practitioners of yoga with a strong and steady practice of asana, mudra and kriya irrespective of style or school.

Following the Live Discourse, each lecture will then be available to subscribers on-demand on the following New Moon (approx 2 weeks later).

Subscribe at any time
You may join the Discourses at any time during the series and have immediate access to previous Discourses.

Check your local times
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022
February 2022
March 2022
April 2022

Complimentary Q&A
Following the completion of the Discourses, Sundernath will host an interactive Q&A on the New Moon – 30 May 2022. Check your local time here

Frequently asked questions

No, this is a 7 part series & comes as a package.

It is a LIVE discourse, to be attended live if possible. Access will then be available on the New Moon after each event.
Yes. Subscribers will have access for 12 months at the conclusion of the course.

Yes, there will be a chat box during the discourse. At the conclusion of the course, there will be a free Q&A hosted by Sundernath.

Full Moon Discourses: Application of Pranayama with Sundernath




Frequently asked questions

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Shadow Yoga cannot be held responsible for you purchasing a course which is not suitable for you and we regret that no refunds will be available.

Levels for courses are:

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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10% discount for Shadow Yoga teachers applies (not in addition to other discounts).

Discounts may be offered for bookings made one month in advance of first class. Payment must be made upon booking.

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  • 4–6 weeks before the first class, a cancellation fee of 25% will be deducted.
  • 2–4 weeks before the first class, a cancellation fee of 50% will be deducted.

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