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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It refers directly to our original essence. At times taking him beyond the limits of sexual experience, at times threatening him with destruction, she taught him what it is to truly be alive and to know the divine nature of absolute love.

Odier is a teacher of Tantra, claiming in his book Tantric Questand in his teaching, to have experienced a mystical initiation from a tantric dakiniLalita Devi, in Kashmir.

Look at everything which occurs to you without holding on to it, and gradually you will become peaceful. Ultimately is born a joy which is no longer dependent on external circumstance. Daniel Odier has also written numerous novels, essays and poems. In Yoga Spandakarika Daniel Odier presents a full translation of the song accompanied by his own commentary and the commentary of more than thirty Tantric masters.

Daniel Odier – Retreats

Pursuing his earlier interest in Chan the Chinese zen of originshe studied the correlation between Tantra and Ch’an, inspired by the work of the Chinese hermit Chien Ming Chen who he met in Kalimpong in This is the path I follow and teach, and it is also known as Sahajiya, or the path of spontaneous awakening. In the eighth century, Padmasambhava, who came from Oddyana, introduced Tantra to Tibet, at the same time as it was spreading throughout India, Nepal, China, Japan and Indonesia.

The tantric quest totally revolves around the idea that there is nothing to add or take away from one’s being as it already contains its absolute essence. Inhe disbanded this centre in order to encourage independent practice and today he gives workshops and seminars throughout the world.

Daniel has published several books in French: According to the Vijnanabhairava Tantra, the earliest text on yoga which has been discovered, the work of Kashmirian yoga is to spontaneously recognise our absolute, divine essence. These three paths are not successive states, as they each lead to awareness.


The tantrika exists in continuous states of alertness and clarity.

Daniel Odier

This is experienced in the body as inner vibrations of non- duality. The two enjoy an intense romantic relationship never actually consummatedand embark together upon various confidence schemes and other intrigues. We ” remove the tantga of dualistic thinking” as we re-enter our spirit’s natural state.

The word “Tantra” comes from the caniel “tan” which means wide-ranging, whole. Tantrism is the only ancient philosophy to survive all historical upheavals, invasions, and influences to reach us intact by uninterrupted transmission from master to disciple, and the only one to retain the image of the Great Goddess as the ultimate source of power. When we meditate, we enter the deepest part of our being, odire exists beyond any split between us and the absolute, and which remains untainted by our culture, our beliefs, our experience or any feelings of ego-separation.

He who penetrates the body’s nature is liberated” Says Abhinavagupta.

It is about emptying the mind of all clinging to fixed patterns, by granting the body its rightful place. Desire reveals many of the secret practices intended for this purpose that have been passed down in the major Tantric treatises such as the Vijnanabhariva Tantra and Ch’an master Chinul’s treatise on the Secrets of Cultivating the Mind, including the important techniques of the ritual sexual observances known as Maithuna.

This teaching, given as it was to a complete novice, was vitally important to me, and I have since never come across anything as simple and as profound. Energy is no longer contracted by the perception of duality, and the mind and body become unbounded, forming a sphere that contains all that was formerly outside.

This is his intuitive reason at work. The teachings are combined according to the successive needs of each individual. It is a path which leads to the original source, to the embryonic state of being which encompasses the whole. These often result in the death or discomfiture of less sympathetic characters, although Alba and Gorodish themselves appear to be motivated more by their own profit and amusement than by any moral considerations.

This mystical path has deeply influenced Buddhism and Hinduism, whilst retaining the characteristics of Shaivism. Tell me, what is the absolute nature of reality which allows no room for doubt? Swiss male novelists Living people births 20th-century Swiss novelists 21st-century Swiss novelists 20th-century male writers 21st-century male writers.


Odier has also used the Delacorta pseudonym for several unrelated books mostly detective novels or thrillers and as a screenwriter. Now a recognised Sifu Chan masterDan iel brings together in his teachings the two paths which have affected him the most deeply. Repetitive patterns of behaviour are abandoned, and fear, terror and feelings of isolation recede.

He no longer differentiates between subject and object. An Encounter With Absolute Love. Everything which rises up will subside of its own accord, without any forcing on your part. In this manner we are liberated. My master, the Kashmirian yogi Lalita Devi, belongs to the Kaula school which is the absolute path, viewing the follower’s body as a microcosm as well as the Tantric lineage of Pratyabhijna, which, in conjunction with the Spanda lineage, represents Tantra in its barest form.

Daniel Robert Odier born in in Genevaalso known by his pseudonym Delacortais a Swiss author and screenwriter. Stop holding on to this or that, inhabit your true absolute nature, and peacefully enjoy the essence of what it is to be alive! Views Read Edit View history. Existing beyond the realms of religious dogma, belief systems, and moral precepts, it is therefore a supreme form of lay asceticism, entirely suited to the reality of everyday life.

Retrieved from ” https: The energies fueled by passion are used to nourish the inner flame that burns away the egotistical perception of the mind.

He has taught screen writing at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. Odier began studies at the school of Beaux Arts at Rome but later chose to kdier on writing rather than painting. Tantrics believe that the body is the temple and divinity lies at its heart.

Each follower can then access the teachings at the highest point at which he is capable.

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