Teaching Sutras

Advanced Training for Meditation Teachers

12 Online Discourses with DTS + Onsite Immersion Training

Begins Tuesday February 23 2021

Prepare to teach a course on key sutras for yogis and meditators.  This is not a “Learn to Meditate” course that you will be offering.  It is a more advanced course that will help them understand the experiences they’re already having once you teach them to do Svaroopa® Vidya Meditation.   You could offer this to your own meditation students, in a Yoga Teacher Training program in any style or for any organization or institution wanting authentic teachings included in their offerings. 

In order to offer the greater depth and clarity that sutras can provide, you must first develop it for yourself.  In addition to the teachings that Gurudevi will offer, you will have a personal practice to bring it to life.  You bring it all together in your DTS (Develop Your Teaching Skills) program, which runs concurrently with Gurudevi’s online discourses.

This training includes:

  • 12 discourses by Gurudevi beginning February 23 (on Zoom)
  • 12 DTS calls with our mentors beginning March 2 (on Zoom)
  • Shaktipat Onsite Immersion from August 27-September 2 (in Downingtown PA)

The teachings come from several yoga texts, the ones that Gurudevi quotes most often, including Yoga Sutras, Shiva Sutras, Pratyabhijnahrdayam, Bhagavadgita, Vijñana Bhairava, Svacchandra Tantra, and Vivekachudamani.  Your course will take students from the introductory to more advanced levels quickly due to the inner process that Grace blossoms forth within them, beginning from their very first class.  Your own inner experiences will deepen as you go through the process, both in your studies as well as in your preparing to teach these sacred truths.




Gurudevi Nirmalananda & Swami Samvidaananda


Prerequisite:  Certified Svaroopa® Vidya Meditation teacher (survey syllabus or mantra syllabus).


Zoom Calls are on Tuesday, from 9-11:30 am (Eastern Time (US and Canada).

Lesson #

Discourse (Zoom)

DTS Call (Zoom) 


Feb 23

Mar 2


Mar 9

Mar 16


Mar 23

Mar 30


Apr 6

Apr 13


Apr 20

Apr 27


May 4

May 11


May 18

May 25


June 1

June 15


June 22

June 29


July 6

July 13


July 20

July 27


Aug 3

Aug 17


Onsite Immersion:  August 27 – September 2 2021 in Downingtown PA

First day:  2:00 – 9:00 pm

Middle days:  5:15 am – 9:00 pm

Last day:  5:15 am – 12:00 noon

Confirmation Date: CONFIRMED. We will email the confirmation to you, including a link to use on your phone or computer, so you can connect in for the class on Zoom.

Tuition Rates:

Early Tuition (on or before  Feb 19 2021):  Members*  $3,371.00; Non-Member $3,711.00

Standard Tuition $4,081.00

Housing and Meals: $906.00

DTS: $201.00

Materials: $45.00

Total Enrollment Fees:

Early total (on or before Feb 19 2021): Members* $4,523.00; Non-Member $4,863.00

Standard total: $5,233.00

Monthly Payment Plan: First payment on enrollment $1,451.00 plus 20 monthly payments of $215.00, on your preauthorized credit card or bank account. Payment plan total $5,751.00

*Memberships that qualify for the discounted early rate:   SATYA

When events beyond our control cause unavoidable changes, locations and fees are subject to change without notice.

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