0:00-14:10: Opening Remarks
14:10-18:35: Mark’s initial entry point into yoga
18:35-24:48: How Anusara Yoga introduced Mark to Tantra and to Paul Muller-Ortega
24:48-31:12: What is Nondual Shaiva Tantra? What distinguishes it from the Classical Yoga of
31:12-34:21: The relationship between the Bhagavad Gita and later Tantric traditions
34:21-43:05: Expansion & Contraction of Consciousness in the Shaiva Tantra Viewpoint
43:05-51:05: Practical Ways for working with the contractions of consciousness to step into a
51:05-1:00:00: Committing to and prioritizing your practice.
1:01:50-1:07:57: Travel abroad as practice; Mark’s reflections on life as an expat in Japan.
1:07:57-1:14:53: Myth of the Churning of the Milky Ocean
1:14:53-1:19:16: Importance of Lineage. Integrating various traditions into a coherent path in
today’s globalized marketplace of ideas.
1:19:16-1:37:15: Benefits of Qi Gong vs Hatha Yoga
1:37:15-1:42:28: Role of Initiation in Tantra
1:42:28-1:46:00: Closing Remarks
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