An ‘ashram’ is a space where a group of people are united through a certain way and goal in life and whom are guided by a certain Parampara (lineage/tradition). In this kind of spiritual community one is given a chance to adjust and develop their potentialities in the most homogenic and attuned way possible while remaining independent from any social or mainstream type of environments.
Trika ashram project is offering a special chance to those people with both spiritual and artistic qualities. It is for those who are also willing and able to go through this transformative process of Tantra Yogic discipline in order to reach ultimate bliss, satisfaction and freedom. While at the same time be able to share this experience with others. The international community of spiritual artists or yogis with great artistic skills.
This project will offer an exceptionally conducive and creative field for aspirants to realize their artistic and spiritual capabilities in the most self sufficient way possible-- by getting direct and collective feedback through the use of music studios, printings and concert halls.
The Tantra Yoga Art Ashram known as TRIKA is an educational center and at the same time in future place of regular held international festivals of spiritual art in the form of exhibitions and concerts which all take place in an authentic cultural environment. One location is in South India, Tamil Nadu at the holy mountain Arunachala. This sacred spot is where the ancient Rishis experienced ultimate reality in the form of Fire Shiva lingam and as Shiva Ardhanareshwara (the united form of Shiva-Shakti; spirit and energy/ matter.) Another area is at the foothills of the Himalayas.
n short, project ‘Trika Art Ashram’ (an ashram and International Centre of Tantra Yoga Arts) is a program dedicated to the establishment of an international community of spiritual artists or yogis with great artistic skills. This project will offer an exceptionally conducive and creative field for aspirants to realize their artistic and spiritual capabilities in the most self sufficient way possible-- by getting direct and collective feedback through the use of music studios, printings and concert halls.
Trika art ashram project unites two geographical and cultural poles of the body of India: the Himalayas in North India and Tamil Nadu in the South. This is a kind of energetic, cultural axis, a figurative spine which has played a crucially important role as a form of sacred geography. The Himalayas can be associated with the agya and sahasrara chakras. Tamil Nadu can be associated with the mooladhara chakra. The whole drama of Tantra Yogic self-realization is the process and the experience of uniting our polarities (our ‘south’ and ‘north’ and our ‘plus’ and ‘minus’).
The ashram area in Tamil Nadu is near Tiruvannamalai, (aka "Rishikesh"of the South) holy mountain, fire lingam of Shiva; a place that stimulates the inner transformative fire which is necessary for energy ascendance and which will also help one’s development in a ‘true tantra yogic art process’. The ashram's plot is situated next to the old temple of Vediyappan (a great saint and devotee of Shiva) which is surrounded by three sacred trees and old statues of elephants and horses.
One will behold Indian culture and preserve vedic and agamic treatises (in the form of temple culture, rituals, music, dancing, sculpture etc.) which have all been responsible for supporting and guiding creative yogis and artists for the past generations.