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Special Shaktipat XL with Teacher Bodhi (>40 years experience)

28th October 2023 @ 17:00 - 21:30



After a SOLD OUT edition in July my teacher is flying over again from the US for an Extra Long Shaktipat Ceremony. Bodhi iniated Karlijn and has been giving Shaktipat for >40 years. Extpect an extraordinairy night filled with Tantric practices and ritual.


Curious about (traditional) Tantra?

The power of mystical ceremonies?

Revitalizing your own energy body?

Around the full moon we enter an ancient, Tantric meditation: Shaktipat.

The ceremony can be a mystical journey with insights, release and an expanded energetical state.

We combine this meditative ritual with a live concert, workshop or sound experience.



Bodhi has over 40 years of experience training & teaching Tantra Yoga meditation and Kundalini to his students worldwide. He was specifically ordained to administer Shaktipat; to perform Kundalini awakening rituals, by the Siddha Guru, Swami Muktananda (affectionately known as ‘Baba’).

Bodhi’s own ‘Diva Diksha’ or Kundalini awakening occurred on, 6 Aug. 1969 while practicing the ‘fire breath pranayama’. He received his qualification to teach Siddha Yoga on, 28 Aug. 1977 and was officially ordained by Muktananda approximately one year later.

He is now one of the few existing traditional Tantra Yoga teachers, chosen by a Siddha Guru, who still performs this ceremony.

Bodhi is the founder of, as well as an instructor at ‘The Heart of Shiva School of Tantra Yoga and Meditation’, and lives part time in Melbourne the USA. He gives workshops and Shaktipat rituals in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, India, Thailand and Hawaii.

At the start of the Shaktipat in Amsterdam, Bodhi will share Kriya yoga practises to maintain purity, and help sustain what the Shaktipat starts.

The Shaktipat ceremony will be extra long (XL) to get the full benefits of his presence.



Shaktipat is a traditional, mystical, Tantric ceremony. In Sanskrit, Shaktipat literally means descent of grace. Through ritual and intent we invite awareness of life energy (Kundalini) into our bodies. Resulting in more flow, bliss and ease.

Shaktipat is a solo meditation, supported by collective energy.
You will be ‘touched’ by water of the Ganga river, sacred ash, Kumkum and a third eye blessing of the Siddha lineage. Indian Vedic chants will guide you into deeper meditation and prayer.

A Shaktipat can be a deeply transformational experience.



Kundalini, also referred to as life force, is the energy of your soul’s potential, rooted at the base of your spine.
Kundalini can awaken through practice (yoga, breathwork etc.), psychedelic stimulation (plant medicine etc.), spontaneous activation (birth), or through energetical transmission (Shaktipat).

We consider Shaktipat a safe way of awakening, as the lineage will ensure a smooth transition of your self-realization journey.

An awakened Kundalini can bring about massive life-transforming experiences and spiritual awakenings.



The Shaktipat ritual is performed according to Siddha tradition (5000 years old). Its primary objective was the direct, effortless awakening of the Kundalini. Through ritual and prayer we invoke the guidance of Bhagavan Nityananda, a meditator residing in the mountains of Maharastra, India.

Kabira has received initiation through Bud Barber in Melbourne in 2016, and has been giving Shaktipat across several continents ever since.



17:00h Doors of Yogaschool Noord NDSM open
17:30h Opening (please be on time)
18:00h Tantric Kriya Practise and Q&A by Bodhi
19:00h Start ceremony of light (Aarti) & Shaktipat
21:00h – 21:30h Grounding & Closing

21:30h > Optional potluck & chill-out


Yogaschool Noord NDSM

Plotterstraat 24 (googlemaps Plotterstraat 13)
1033 RX Amsterdam Noord
Free parking

It is advisable to calculate a bit more travel time, to find a parking spot (it can be busy since it’s free of charge) and arrive on time easily (doors close at 18:00 sharp)



– Please bring your own meditation cushion, sheep and / or blanket with you.

– Despite the word Shakti sometimes referring to feminine power, the Shaktipat is open to all genders and any-body.

– Wear something that makes you feel comfortable and that you can sit in easily. Your body temperature might change, layers of clothing work well.

– Optional: bring an offering for the altar. E.g. flowers, sweets, crystals, pictures or anything that you would like to have blessed. You can take this home with you afterwards.

– Optional: bring some snacks and drinks to share for a bite after. A light meal or a few hours of fasting before could support your experience.

– If you have a known history of psychosis or severe trauma, please contact us beforehand.



“Really safe place. It was exactly what I need, thank you.” – N

“Via vechten als een leeuw naar de zachtheid van mijn hart.” – F

“The energy in my hands was increased enormously yesterday. I had a huge insight, and was able to feel myself more deeply. I feel much softer, and more relaxed.”- AK

“Geopend, gehuild, het verdriet gevoeld, overspoeld en schoongemaakt. Nu leeg en vol tegelijk… Dank je Karlijn.” – A

“What the fuck 😉 ! Grateful, so very grateful.” – M


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**Please note: This event is likely to fully sell out. Get your tickets as early as you can.**


28th October 2023
17:00 - 21:30
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Yogaschool Noord
NDSM Plotterstraat 24
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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