Kashmir Shaivism School of yoga
KSSOY was founded by kashmiri yogacharyas to-transmit, preserve and practice the tradition of yogic sciences, philosophy and meditation from Kashmir Shaivism
The courses are taught by experienced Indian and international yoga teachers who are firmly rooted in tradition yet contemporary in their vision and communication, graduated professionals in the field of humanities including Anthropology, Yogic Sciences and Oriental Studies, In KSSOY the Asanas are being taught by certified Iyengar Yoga teachers who specialise in detailed alignment in each and every asana and in therapeutic elements .
Kashmir Shaivism School Of Yoga conducts a variety of yoga programs including lectures on aspects of Indian culture, therapeutic benefits of yoga, yoga for women, kids yoga, Kashmir Shaivism meditation, dynamic and alignment asana practice. KSSOY is a 200, 300 Hours Registered Yoga School (RYS) and RPYS Registered Prenatal Yoga School with Yoga Alliance which designates this teacher training program as one which follows Yoga Alliance’s standards. Students who complete an approved training with this school may be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs).
The school has conducted trainings in South Africa, Arabic Gulf, Mexico , Armenia, Singapore and India where they have trained yoga teachers from around the world including Greece, Spain, Australia, Russia, Germany, France, Peru, Poland, Canada, United States, Colombia, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, Switzerland and Mexico, among many other countries. Graduates of the school in different parts of the world have established their centers, schools, and working professionally to enhance general wellbeing
How the school was created
By the year 2007 Amit Raina , a Kashmiri Pandit realise the strong force that his family legacy have upon him, the pandits esteemed for his wisdom and learning and have gone thorough a series of changes in their history. With all this changes it became a major force to preserve , share and explain this particular lineage . All the studies in yoga including the teachings and meetings with other master make clear for Amit the importance of a contemporary approach to Kashmir Shaivism still preserving the traditional lineage of his family, from teaching basic relationships with ourselves and with the others , through the bodywork ( asana) independently of any physical style , living yoga as one can change the way we live our life guiding as back to the source
Shaivism is rooted in the prehistoric traditions of ancient India, dating back to the Indus Valley civilization (5000 BC) word that regard Lord Shiva, as supreme consciousness , in the yogic tradition Shiva or Adi nath is considered the first master of yoga.
Kashmir Shaivism is the study of consciousness (the unexplored area of life, invisible but essential that even science approach). Since consciousness is infinite, our study is without limits. We experience only a small percentage of what is possible to us. Kashmir Shaivism says that if we could pare away that superficial layer and know ourselves as we truly are, we would discover ourselves as divine beings. Shiva Himself Idealistic and realistic in essence, strongly advocating a pragmatic approach to life and confidence the spirit of bliss, surpassing all barriers of creed, color and gender, no regret, the inner journey, see everything as creation of God, these are features of Kashmir Shaivism. It can create upliftment at individual level and lead to love and harmonious World. Tantras where Taught By lord Shiva Himself for the upliftment of the human being. Kashmir Shaivism also called as trika system is one of the leading philosophy of tantra
Kashmir shaivism is a legacy as beautifully stated by Nobel price Rabindranath Tagore “Kashmir Shaivism has penetrated to that depth of living thought where diverse currents of human wisdom unite in a luminous synthesis" . Kashmir Shaivism Is a philosophy , cosmology, holistic science for the day to day life offering practical meditations and practices that incorporate the idea of having a family or householder life as well dedication to the spiritual Sadhana,
Kashmir Shaivism also is called as trika, the word Trika means three because Kashmir Saivism is full of triads. The primary triad is of three energies Para(non dual), Apara (dualistic), Parapara (Unity in duality) this whole universe exists because of these three energies.
Kashmir Shaivism is a philosophy of Tantra which teaches us to live life in totality. It is a life affirmative philosophy which guides us to live life without guilt and with awareness