Christopher Hareesh Wallis  - 1440 Multiversity

The Practice at 1440: Design-Your-Own Yoga Retreat, Jan 17–20.


Christopher Hareesh Wallis 

Yoga and Sanskrit scholar and teacher

Christopher Wallis, also known as  Hareesh, is a scholar-practitioner with 30 years of experience and 15 years of formal education in classical religion and Sanskrit.

Initiated into the practice of yogic meditation at the age of 16, Hareesh  received traditional yoga education at ashrams  in upstate New York and India. He trained in meditation, mantra-science,  kirtan, karma yoga, and pedagogy. He then gained higher education at university in religion and classics, Sanskrit, and classical Indian religions. His doctoral dissertation focused on the role of spiritual experience in the tradition of Tantric Shaivism.

Hareesh  is founder and head faculty of  Tantrik Yoga NOW and currently teaches meditation, yoga darśan  (practical philosophy),  Tantric  philosophy, Sanskrit, and mantra-science. He also offers spiritual counseling.

Hareesh is the author of  Tantra Illuminated: The Philosophy, History, and Practice of a Timeless Tradition  and The Recognition Sutras: Illuminating a 1,000-Year-Old Spiritual Masterpiece.

His studies have included mentorship and teaching by  Gurumayī Chidvilāsānandā  (dīkṣā-guru),  Paul Muller-Ortega  (Śaiva  Tantra and classical yoga), Alexis Sanderson (Śaiva  and  Śākta  Tantra and Sanskrit),  Marshall Rosenberg  (Nonviolent Communiction),  Somadeva  Vasudeva (Śaiva  Tantra),  Kolbjorn  Martens (Tantrik  Yoga), and  Adyashanti  (meditation).

Upcoming Programs

Whole Yoga

November 17 - 22, 2019

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Integrate your entire lifestyle into the living practice of yoga. Join global yoga experts Janet Stone and  Christopher Hareesh  Wallis in a unified dedication that offers a uniquely powerful understanding of how time-honored practices apply directly and effectively to contemporary challenges. Immerse yourself completely in this ancient science—in all of its limbs and aspects—and emerge...

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