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The First Yoga Guru who brought

 the Inner Dimension of Patanjali's Ashtanga Yoga

to the West, 1960

Shaktipat Guru

Gurudev Shri Amritji is the first carrier of the Lord Lakulish and Kripalu Shaktipat Lineage to the West. Over the years his charismatic presence and powerful teachings of this Lineage of Prana have spread worldwide. His teachings through this Shaktipat Lineage ignited the fire that began the initial renaissance of the Inner Dimension of Yoga in the 20th century.

In the last 58 years, Amritji has founded some of the largest yoga and health centers in North America. Today there are more than 10,000 yoga, yoga nidra and yoga therapy teachers, teaching the inner dimension of yoga he developed, in more than 45 countries. Amritji resides in the thriving international Amrit Yoga Center he founded in Salt Springs, Florida.

Nectar is an artistic masterpiece. It exquisitely reveals the direct experience of Energetic Transmission-Shaktipat. This film is an intimate portrayal exploring how the grace of shaktipat can be transmitted remotely from Guru to Disciple. When the Guru enters into attunement to the universal source of pranic energy his presence acts as a catalyst, activating the life-force for those who are open and receptive.

transformational teachings

These profound teachings reveal the ancient secrets of life and give practical insights and adaptability to modern life through the practices of I AM Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Yoga Therapy and Energetic Transmission.


Michael A. Singer, Author of the #1 New York Times Best Seller The Untethered Soul and The Surrender Experiment

There is simply no way to write about such a special human being in just a few paragraphs. After meeting (Shri Amritji) for the first time, a channel had been opened in my heart and a warm flow of energy kept passing through it. It has been more than 35 years now, but it is always there. The simple touch of Amritji's hand permanently opened my heart chakra.



Gurudev Shri Amritji is the founder and Spiritual Director of the Amrit Yoga Institute located in Salt Springs, Florida.  The serene twelve-acre retreat property is located in the Ocala National Forest on spring-fed Lake Kerr with a full dock. This ideal retreat is set amid the tranquil beauty of  lush tropical gardens, nestled beneath a towering canopy of live oaks. Enjoy a nuturing atmosphere to restore your health and well-being combined with the practice of I AM Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and Yoga Therapy Immersions and/or Certifications.

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