Spend a time with us where you dive deep into yourself. You will learn about tantric culture and celebrate living with the world.
Discover ancient principles for balancing Prāṇa while practicing the powerful meditative asana system.
Learn tantric concepts during satsang (guided discussion) as well as psychosomatic integration techniques from mantra, mudra and puja.
This experience will give you an insight into tantra and its practices. To transform your reality into bliss and joy.
Traditional cultures see practice and participation as the most effective way to incorporate new habits. This retreat allows you to develop new perspectives at the deepest level to develop beneficial habits and let them become habits of life.
On Koh Phangan we have set ourselves a challenging program.
We have one day off per week to rest and study. Breakfast is served that day.
On the teaching days, we have two to three units with pleasant rest periods. 3 Ayurvedic meals are served.
Our daily routine
- The morning routine takes place from the point of view of physical and mental health. This is how we stabilize emotions and optimize the energy balance.
- In the afternoon, you have the opportunity to continue your education in the study groups and to exchange ideas about what you have learned.
- In the evening we talk about the tantric system, its philosophy and practice of it.
The morning practice
- Practice different meditation techniques.
- Massage to reduce stress, dissolve fears, normalize blood pressure and generally optimize the body.
- Tantra Yoga Asana, Pranayaama, Bandhas etc.
- Detailed Tantra Yoga practice
- Lecture series on Tantra and Yoga
- Practical experience of Chakra Puja
- Discussion round to deepen the experiences.
Three vegetarian meals are offered daily. The range of food extends from Indian to Thai to Italian and Mediterranean cuisine.
On our day off, breakfast is served, giving our hard-working cooks a chance to rest, and we have time to integrate what we have learned.
In the vicinity, you will find restaurants and shops to go out and enjoy the diverse delicacies on Koh Phangan.
In this sense, traditional does not mean orthodox, but authentic.
Bhagavan Shanmukha has over forty years of teaching experience. Learning from tradition is easy and fun.
He has a large repertoire of information and experience from which he teaches skilfully.
Bhagavan uses his vast knowledge of tantra to solve people’s problems that arise in modernity.
Tantra deals with our energy system, within which our issues are resolved so that we can live our lives happily and successfully.
These include topics from sexuality and psychology.
Private room with private bathroom.
Two types of accommodation are available.
There are bungalows with a veranda and a bathroom, and hotel-style rooms with a balcony and a bathroom.
We usually allocate single rooms. However, should there be bottlenecks in the high season, we ask our students to share their room.
As an ashram, our core task is to share the tradition of tantra and yoga with everyone who is interested.
The Ashram Tantra Mela is located on the Thai island of Koh Phangan. The approximately one hectare site extends over a jungle hillside overlooking the sea. In this peaceful place, we have the opportunity to live and develop our community. It is the ideal environment to relax, pursue individual study, and practice tantra and yoga.
The ashram is a meeting place for all those interested in tantra, whatever orientation they follow.
No matter if beginner or advanced, everyone is welcome. At Tantramela we have room for everyone.
Here you meet and have the opportunity to exchange tantric knowledge.
We invite you to participate in the practice and maintenance of the tantric lifestyle.