Christopher Hareesh Wallis

Christopher Hareesh Wallis

Christopher Wallis, also known as Hareesh, was introduced to Indian spirituality at the age of seven and initiated into the practice of yogic meditation at sixteen. His degrees include a B.A. in Religion and Classics from the University of Rochester, an M.A. in Sanskrit from U.C. Berkeley, an M.Phil. in Classical Indian Religions from Oxford, and a Ph.D. on the traditions of Śaiva Tantra from Berkeley. He received traditional education at yoga āshrams in upstate New York and India in meditation, kīrtan, mantra-science, āsana, karma-yoga, and more. He currently teaches meditation, yoga darśana (philosophy), Tantrik philosophy, Sanskrit, mantra-science, and offers spiritual counseling.

Discover more about Hareesh: https://tantrikstudies.squarespace.com/.

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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
A Tantrik micro meditation to actualize the realization that everything is consciousness - and that consciousness is everything.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
Learn how to access deep peace by completely immersing yourself into the space between thoughts.
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Sunrise Yoga
Clear out the subtle energy pathways with this simple lecture and breath practice. Clear out brain fog and fatigue as you explore the more mystical aspects of tantra.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
Learn to feel the inner space of the three primary centers, known as the dan-tien in Daoism and as the three vyomas in Tantrik Yoga.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
Learn to experience true spaciousness in the body through a Tantrik meditation practice designed to release tension, contraction, and stagnation in both the body and mind.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
Learn about the practice of ucchāra, which is a central component of Tantrik Yoga. Ucchāra is the repetition of a seed-syllable like OM (or AUM). When performed in a very special way, this practice dramatically increases the power of the mantra.
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Sunrise Yoga
Explore some basic movements to prepare your body for meditation. Then move into a dharma talk about how to open to what is and about 10minutes of meditation. This is a fantasic practice if you are new to meditation.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
A Tantrik meditation for purifying your body, traditionally called deha-shuddhi. Derived from the text of the "Vijnana Bhairava Tantra," allow this ancient practice to be a powerful aid in releasing your attachment to how you perceive yourself as well as your attachment to how others perceive you. Finish this seated meditation with an extra, smaller practice, to take with you and practice before you go to sleep as a daily cleansing.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
The Vijñāna-bhairava-tantra teaches a more comprehensive twelve-chakra system, as opposed to the seven-chakra system commonly known in the West. Learn how to activate all twelve chakras arrayed along the central channel.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
A meditation designed to help you learn one of the key techniques of Tantrik Yoga. Learn how to activate the central channel of the subtle body, allowing your attention and energy to abide within it.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
Open yourself up to a greater field of presence with this short meditation. Explore the full beauty of the sensual world while harmoniously connecting with the intricacies of your environment.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
A meditation to attune you to reality. By sensing the entirety of the present moment with the whole body, you will begin to enter into your natural state of harmony, accepting what is.
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Sunrise Yoga
Start your morning with gentle movement and a meditation to shift your entire day. Connect to a place of stillness and centeredness in your core before your day begins.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
Enjoy an in-depth talk about the energy of the heart, and then practice a visualization technique to drop into center and access the natural joy and love of your innermost being.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
In this micro meditation talk, you will learn a few breath techniques that activate your heart center and have the ability to practice them. Allow yourself to drop into a state where you will become rapidly centered, feeling still, at ease and calm.
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Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices
A lecture on the history and basic principles of Tantrik Yoga, an ancient practice about unlocking the hidden potentials in every human being. This is the first video in the series "Tantrik Micro Meditation Practices."
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Yoga Conversations with Rodney Yee
Join Rodney Yee as he sits down with Christopher Hareesh Wallis, a tantric philosopher, teacher, and Sanskrit master, to discuss what tantra really is and how the practice differs greatly from the common misconceptions.