Rohan Kapur

Born 1991 in New Delhi, India, to a symbolically destined name: Rohan is a Sanskrit word which means “to ascend”.

He was curious growing up exploring every aspect of consciousness, yet experience with psychedelics opened him up to seek out a more permanent state of bliss. Being born in a Hindu family had its advantage as he was led to the traditional system of Siddha Maha Yoga in his mid teens where he was initiated with rapid progression into non-dual awareness.

Awakened at age 16 he realized the true nature of the Self, years shortly after the initial awakening. The teachings of Adi Shankara, Ramana Maharishi and Nisargadatta were a huge influence to break through the last remnants of illusion.

He stands without the validation of any lineage due to his contemporary approach and a knowing that planetary awakening is imminent and urgent and cannot be claimed by any one tradition. He adopts no systems or structures, yet combines valuable aspects of all. His engineering background provides a more scientific perspective of awakening and he often takes support of Ayurvedic scriptures in his teachings. Rohan has facilitated awakening for thousands through Shaktipat transmissions and guided many through his pointers to the absolute.

His humble yet brutally honest, eye opening and ego crushing guidance, helps adepts dismantle illusions obscuring true being and realize their true nature as the Self. Over the past years he has compiled many in-depth articles, which make up a wealth of information and knowledge from both ancient scriptures and contemporary scientific texts.

Continuously inspired by the biology and physics of the Kundalini process he researches and explores fields of vibrational mechanics as well as the Ayurvedic concepts of life.

In his available approach many turn to him for guidance and with intuitive clarity his pointers are according to the unique standpoint of the entity that seeks. The pointers are often references taken from classic scriptures of Advaita Vedanta, Tantric traditions of Kashmir Shaivism as well as Zen Buddhism although he does himself repeats that

“Teacher, teaching and the taught, all appear and disappear in awareness. .”

So where words, teachings and pointers become a limitation, since they are taken to be that which is pointed towards, the stress instead is laid on internalising and recognising the essence, in shared presence, of meditation and transmission/ resonance of the Shaktipat field.

”Stillness or emptiness, is full of vibration. All words try to point towards that, and in doing so also create a separation from that.”

“Rohan was in the right place and the right time for me when I really needed something more than I was getting from the people around me at the time. During the beginning of my spiritual unfolding, I had come to the point of seeing that many of my friends around me that I had confided in did have good lessons to share, but much of it came with hooks, catches, and terms and conditions of their egos.

So I had come to the point that i was craving a real teacher. One who had seen the light at the end of the tunnel, more, someone who had embraced that light, and who could speak from that place directly. And what’s more, I was looking for someone who could speak from that place TO ME, personally.

Maybe, most of all, what I really needed at that time was a friend. I needed a friend who could see my pain and see my struggle, and who was willing to take the risk to speak the truth to my face and give it to me straight, even though the truth might hurt.

I found all these things in my dear friend Rohan.

For me, he has been a lantern shining brightly through a stormy night. Upon first befriending him about a year and a half ago now, I found he is instantly disarming. He is a man of high humor, and has a depth of knowledge and wisdom about him that are far beyond his years.

He could speak and appeal to me and my sense of scientific inquiry. He was able to demystify and make practical and real world applicable much of the ancient teachings and writings. It didn’t matter if it was Christian or Hindu, or Buddhist or Taoist, he could show me, and confirm for me the truth in any scripture or passage and do it in such a way that it became a change in me.

A daily change. And so it went. Watching him interact with others was a learning also. It gave visibility to the depth and breadth of his wisdom, and his work ethic. His constant presence, responding to literally thousands of people, to this day astounds me (do you sleep man?)

Beyond being in the right place at the right time and being the embodiment of all the things I needed to keep from losing my mind, or worse, doing something terrible to myself or the ones I love, how has Rohan helped me?

By just being there. By being present. And by bringing with him the infinitesimal to each drop of contact I’ve had with him. He has helped me.

If there is one teaching I’ve learned from him it’s this:

Just, Be.

And so, here I am now too.

Thank you brother Rohan for be-ing you.”

Erik Stevenson

“Through the grace of kundalini I was guided to Rohan. My first remote Shaktipat experience was pure bliss as kundalini rise in orgasmic waves. Resonance strongly felt as we connected through meditation for Shaktipat.

Rohan is a clear direct channel, a conduit, transmitting grace. In addition he’s a beloved mentor and guide, ever knowledgeable, intuitive, yet self-directing.”

Ally Russo Devi

“When I was asked to write a testimonial for Shaktipat transmitted via Rohan Kapur, my heart smiled conscious of witnessing itself rise … as all words fall short in the presence of Awareness…. and yet here I am braving the spell of words with the courage to convey silent truths.

Rohan, in his humble presence burns with the fire of Awareness. With absolute sincerity, earnestness and clarity he sparks this fire in each human he places his palm on. It is indeed a decent of grace ~ a blessing, a very sweet precious present.

During the first shaktipat session, I witnessed intensified stillness in the body, deafening silence in the mind, darkness- a void… my familiar friend i retreated into (though with lesser intensity). When Rohan placed his palm gently on my head, through this still, silent, dark void, I witnessed a beam of awareness penetrate my crown like a thunderbolt, strike through the heart, bounce off the base and rise back up enlivening the deathly void. As per Vedic texts, I can say I was struck by the vajra.

Potential energy flows from high to low. Energy flowing from his hand into my spine read like an energetic scan. I could see for myself my blocks and openings. Like a mirror, he is so clear and reflective that all you can see is only ‘your’self. Intuition voiced arrival of Awareness. I knew when I opened my eyes that this energy scanner/messenger/potential energy reservoir/fire of Awareness was none other than my Guru. The syllable ‘gu’ means darkness, the syllable ‘ru’, he who dispels them. Because of the power to dispel darkness, the guru is thus named —Advayataraka Upanishad, Verse 16

Akin to the elderly devotee Shabri of the hindu epic Ramayan, I was both astounded and ecstatic upon the arrival of my Guru. I am truly blessed with his acceptance of this unworthy devotee. His compassion and generosity is simply magnanimous. I am deeply grateful to be his initiate and learn under his guidance to walk the razor’s edge- to bridge, balance and realise my Self. By age of physical body, I could very well be Rohan’s mother, but it is he who has been a mother, a father, a guide and through them all a very dear friend to me. He detachedly whips up a ship of any relation to sail you through the stormy vortex of one’s journey up the spine. His patience and kindness is limitless for a majhi (ferryman). From his clarity of awareness flows truth of unconditional love which is communicated in silence and his arrow like words.

Walking the path of bhakti yoga, one’s heart chakra (Anahata) is devoted only to the crown chakra (Sahasrara). All externalities in the world of phenomena including the external guru is only to remind and guide one to establish this internal union, whereby the disciple loses all individuality in the ocean of Sat-Chit-Anand…. somewhere en route the bhakt turns into a mystic delighting in these waters.

Like the devout Shabri who on her walks in the forest, plucked wild berries and meticulously tasted them and offered only the sweet ones to Rama, I vouch for this sweet fruit- the light of Awareness sparked by Rohan Kapur.”

Roopa Shenoy

They say that you are shown / find the path only when you are in a dire need for it. In my case I was lucky to have it introduced to me by someone who’s words and company always seem to touch me deeply. All that was needed was a show of hand towards the kundalini fb group and the shaktipat online event and there has been no turning back ever since. I didn’t have any major kriyas but there was a definite shift along with a feeling of being connected to something bigger than me, within me.

Since then every shaktipat event has only intensified these shifts, clearing blocks and help provide me with the long awaited clarity slowly but surely everyday. The 7 day shaktipat retreat in person with Rohan and Gyani, was the perfect ending or should I say the beginning to my new found journey of life. I don’t think I have ever felt more connected via love, acceptance and happiness with a group of strangers before.

It felt like being given the key to unlock that infinite energy that I am now sure exists within all of us.

One of the most beautiful by-products (if you want to call it something) it has brought about is a deep understanding of my mother’s unending faith towards our family Guru.

Growing up I didn’t quite understand it, having never have met her as she had passed away by the time I was born and all her teachings were in my native language I didn’t identify so much with growing up.

I remember how I scoffed at my mom’s daily poojas, prayers, bhajans and mantras. Gotten angry when she refused to break her silence during her “niyams” to answer my random questions. Remarked, “I hope I don’t become like when I grow up.”

I finally had a chance to understand her life & teachings via a book now translated in English and thanks to all the readings from the kundalini group, the book was the missing puzzle piece that allowed me to connect with my mother at a level that I have only longed and yearned for all my life.

Everything I have seen my mother go through and do with her faith started making so much sense to me that it deeply saddens me to think of all the chances I have lost in this lifetime to share this connection with her! I even scolded her for not being able to get me there before. She simply responded with, “You had to find it on your own.”

I now tell my mom, “I think I am becoming like you and I love it!”

If the words above does not make you see the amount of gratitude I have towards Rohan, Gyani, Qusai & Roopa, then maybe the smile on my face when I talk about my experience when we meet will.

Radhi De

“My retreat at Raison Manali. 

After receiving Grace by Rohan at a few shaktipat sanghas and my introduction to Gyani’s Grace through on line transmissions, a sublime shift had started. The idea of a seven day retreat was a dream coming true.

I had the immense joy and a deep heartfelt HOMECOMING, meeting Gyani.

The retreat in itself was a space of utter beingness and flow. Surrender to the kriyas came naturally, the dissolution happened gently. There was a space of holding as I could let the ego self go into depths of unknowingness without fear. 

It was certainly a deep dive within. The results of which are unfolding now. I really thought I had taken all the unnecessary clothing off and gotten rid of the limited ego self. The proclamation of the fact itself, shows how bound I still was.

The very very subtle layers of the limited ego mind started showing up in life after the bliss felt at Raison. I was shocked at the resistance I still had to accept certain aspects of me. Slowly, as another transmission happened on the full moon, I’ve finally started getting a GLIMPSE of the true essence of love. I’ve felt that essence being my essence as well for moments. 

As potent as the releases are, Gyani is just as gentle and nurturing. 

I stand in immense reverence for Rohan, Gyani and Yaari for the field of energy. The retreat was as gentle as it could be and the unfolding as potent it can BE ??”
Aaradhna Uppal

Marie Grace Gyani

Marie built a strong base for the Kundalini to awaken within her. She received her training as an Ashtanga yoga teacher and delved deep in the practice of Mindfulness. For many years she taught and coached people which strengthened her own practice.

These preliminary techniques paved a way for her to be open and receptive to the influx of Shakti. Years of following a yogic path and laying stress on the very foundations of Yamas and Niyamas and the Wheel of Samsara, the denser part of her Karma got dissolved.

Though the pathways were being cleared, the flow of shakti was mostly dormant. Marie soon realised that one can go only as far with their own effort, and beyond this state, a divine intervention was needed which could guide further. This urged her to seek even deeper dimensions within herself.

Synchronistically at the same time she manifested embodied grace and guidance in the form of Rohan. The meeting with Rohan instantly triggered her Kundalini into full awakening and there was a merging of her astral body with the cosmos. Deep experiences of samadhi dawned and deeper catharsis and purging took place before she stabilised.

Marie unleashed her potential at light speed after receiving Shaktipat initiation through Rohan. Awakening of Kundalini oriented her towards the non dual teachings of tantras and Advaita Vedanta, which she fully embodied in her very being. There was an intense resonance with the philosophy and recognition of the teachings pointing towards her own true nature. Post her abidance in the non dual essence, she came to be known as Gyani, which means ‘one who knows’, ‘knowing’, ‘yogi through knowledge’.

She is well integrated in the void of non dual awareness and established energetically in regards to Kundalini clearings. She now facilitates Shaktipat and is a key element of the Vortex Sangha.

Gyani loves to integrate Shaktipat and kirtan/bhajan so feel free to invite her to your kirtan gathering around Sweden.

“When I was asked to give a testimony of the services and guidance that Rohan and Gyani offers I felt overwhelmed and silented at the same time. How is it possible to describe in words that which truly has no explanation?

Gyani embodys Grace in each particle of her being and with that touch of grace and ease she guides you effortlessly through any hardship. One simple touch or look can remind you of how simple it can be to…simply be. And all that other stuff, that we do to keep ourselves from true self-love, she silently holds space for in an all-encompassing way.

If one is looking for a Guru with Grace that embodies the Divine Feminine, without titles, entitlements, judgments or fluff, there is no doubt that Gyani will be the perfect reflection for that.  For she reminds you – that “there is no spoon”, just like there is no other Guru but you.

Rohanji, the most Beloved and compassionate warrior of awareness I’ve had the honor to honor. He can with no words strike any ego imposed acts down with one sigh. He holds a space of true Love, unconditional Love, that which brings you to tears (and silence) simply by being around. He is witty, smart and quick to humour, but he has no tolerance for ignorance and will with his deeply rooted awareness and non dual state of pure Bliss, be able to penetrate through any darkness and fears still lingering in ones illusionary state of being.

I thought in the beginning that I was afraid of Rohanji and he simply made me aware that it was myself I was fearing. Now, he has never told me this of course, because it is all me, we are all one. There simply is no need for him to tell me anything, yet he does from time to time meet us all at the level of perception. Because his patience too is as deep as his Love for us. He will not only allow us to die, but allow us to flourish even further.

They are both the embodiment of all the Archetypes, Mother, Father, Feminine, Masculine, Shiva, Shakti. But truly they are mere reflections, echo of an enlightened state. The state where there is not two, the state that is truth and truth only. There is no limit to their giving, there is no limit to my gratitude.

Hari Om Tat Sat”

Bhavya Rai Parameshwari

“My retreat at Raison Manali. 

After receiving Grace by Rohan at a few shaktipat sanghas and my introduction to Gyani’s Grace through on line transmissions, a sublime shift had started. The idea of a seven day retreat was a dream coming true.

I had the immense joy and a deep heartfelt HOMECOMING, meeting Gyani.

The retreat in itself was a space of utter beingness and flow. Surrender to the kriyas came naturally, the dissolution happened gently. There was a space of holding as I could let the ego self go into depths of unknowingness without fear. 

It was certainly a deep dive within. The results of which are unfolding now. I really thought I had taken all the unnecessary clothing off and gotten rid of the limited ego self. The proclamation of the fact itself, shows how bound I still was.

The very very subtle layers of the limited ego mind started showing up in life after the bliss felt at Raison. I was shocked at the resistance I still had to accept certain aspects of me. Slowly, as another transmission happened on the full moon, I’ve finally started getting a GLIMPSE of the true essence of love. I’ve felt that essence being my essence as well for moments. 

As potent as the releases are, Gyani is just as gentle and nurturing. 

I stand in immense reverence for Rohan, Gyani and Yaari for the field of energy. The retreat was as gentle as it could be and the unfolding as potent it can BE ??”
Aaradhna Uppal

“I met the very elegant Gyani Grace at the immersive Shaktipat Retreat in the Himalayas. She has been wisely named as she is a perfect embodiment of both gyan (knowledge) and grace. With warm tender love she holds space- which can be a difficult practice as it is very intimate and yet requires a minimum amount of distance, respect and space to let the other person be themselves heal, grow and develop. With her gentle touch she meets you where you’re at and lifts you into growth. Her words are clear, articulate and light with detachment. Her radiant smile and calm voice is soothing to the soul. To me, she is living proof that words, culture, ideologies, theories, countries and all such false impressions are irrelevant… as a human whose root is in communion with it’s crown has nothing to do but silently emanate this gyan with grace. Deeply grateful for her loving presence.”

Roopa Shenoy

Lena Grigoraki

Lena Grigoraki had her awakening of Kundalini through simply following the teachings of Osho. She decided to take sanyas in 1998 and serve as a devotee of the whole order and came to be known as Prema, which means Love in sanskrit.

Years of dedication to the system put in place by Osho and living by his words provided a great opportunity for her to flower as consciousness and shed many aspects of the ego. She also had training and initiations into shamanic traditions and held many circles assisting others on the path.

Yet what she longed for, what she still sought was a direct touch, a straight pointer, a more close contact to her own freedom which she sensed would be through encounter with an enlightened being.

This is when she came across Rohan and in an instant, she recieved the deeksha, a direct transmission of grace she had been missing and had had only glimpses of. The shaktipat instantly flowed to her through coming on contact with Rohan and her process of transmutation exploded into a new dimension.

She has ever since dedicated completely to the Kundalini process through the Siddha Shaktipat system and has settled in the non dual awareness which is a result of the completion of the path of Kundalini.

This also paved way for the foundation of the sangha and the vedicvortex system. Prema has been part of this Shaktipat sangha since its beginning, and over the years has had major karmic refinement through kriyas.

She is now well integrated in Advaita awareness and stable in her process diving deep in samadhi. Seeing her growth and dedication, her establishment in the kundalini awareness, She was recently sanctioned as a facilitator capable of guiding others through the Shaktipat process.

“I first encountered Yaari Prema online. I had begun following the Vedic Vortex facebook page and each of her posts were charged with Shakti. She is a true loving friend, like what her name means. Daily her posts, which are like rain to the deserts… gently held my hand and walked me through my grieving times… and led me right into the palm of my Guru. Deeply grateful for the love she pours in her wise, silent and powerful words.”

Roopa Shenoy

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“The fruition of this process is samadhi which yields release, which is the state of unsurpassed bliss. The revered Gurus also have said that release is to be gained only by devotion which is of the nature of reflection on the truth of the Self.”

― Ramana Maharshi