Tantraya

About us

Welcome to Tantraya, our retreat center in the Sacred Valley.

Our work here is influenced by the Internal Energetic and Alchemical Traditions of Taoism, Tantra, Alchemy, and Shamanism.  TAN means to expand, stretch.  TRA means to liberate.  AYA means the little death.  So we expand and liberate through surrender and recognition, gaining realization in the after-death-like state.   

Through the use of sacred plants, ritual, energy work, advanced systems of spiritual transformation and consciousness research, we seek a dramatic and profound shift toward liberation of the human spirit and evolution of the human species.  Our retreats are opportunities for deep individual work, with a strong emphasis on practices designed to awaken the full potential of the medicine inside of ceremony and support the integration of all aspects of our higher selves into our daily lives. 

Our Shaman is PAUL DIAMOND, an initiate in a wide variety of mystical and spiritual traditions. For over 20 years, Paul has been meeting and studying with spiritual masters across the world, and this training allows him to offer an unprecedented degree of spiritual and energetic protection. He has been initiated into the Ayahuasca tradition of Peru by Peter Aziz of England and Don Agustine Rivas of Tamshiaku, Peru. He is also an initiate in the Mongolian Buryat Shamanic Tradition, the Vodoun Tradition of Haiti, the Western Magical Tradition, and the Tantric Maha Vidya Tradition of India.  Paul also holds a Masters degree in mysticism and spiritual experience.   When traveling in the inter-dimensional realms, it is necessary to have an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Safety is paramount when dealing with the unseen.  Participants will experience a field of love, and a safe intimate space conducive for Kundalini awakening, deep realizations, and liberation.


"I had an opportunity to participate in 3 ceremonies with Paul as part of a recent 7 day retreat. It was a life changing experience. While the process of integration and learning continues, I have been set on a new course filled with the clear promise of deeper and more meaningful relationships and the feeling God Love more directly. Paul is an exceptional spiritual leader.." Mike H. 1/11/18

Venue Highlights

Tantraya is located in Pisac, in Peru's Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is a beautiful space for peace, restoration, and transformation. The sacred mountains that surround the center have been known to ancient cultures to connect us with the Divine, thus providing an enhanced environment for healing, reflection, and tranquility.

We're just a short walk away from the town of Pisac as well as the Urubamba River, leaving you plenty of room to enjoy all the offerings of the city and the quiet location of our retreat.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free

Menu/Cuisine

Each retreat will include delicious vegetarian and vegan-friendly meals, all made fresh daily with the diverse produce Pisac's local market.

Accommodations

Tantraya features 8 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 1 indoor dining space, 1 large yoga / ceremony room, 1 indoor communal space, and a large outdoor communal space with gardens and a gazebo. Guests will feel the healing energy of the space, as we conduct monthly ceremonies for deep inner work. The community of Tantraya strives to live in a symbiotic harmonious and balanced relationship with the planet and all its beings and ultimately to see all things as the expression of one luminous consciousness.

Directions

From the Cusco airport, you can take a taxi to the Rinconada area of Pisac for approx. 60-70 soles (about one hour). You can also head into Cusco city center and take a collectivo for 5-10 soles.

Tags: ayahuasca consciousness energy healing healing meditation plant medicine qi gong shamanism tai chi yoga

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

I'm having a baby in October and want to focus my practice so I can be present and calm! Laine
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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