I’m thankful to Tallis (Shivantar) and his teachings for giving me the key to set out on the path away from self-escape and lack of self-consciousness, a path he is helping to lead towards acceptance and empathy with the pain of the surrounding world.  Through his support and encouragement, I’m slowly moving from overwhelming confusion and darkness towards clarity and light…

M.D.

At first I just listened, and then I began to understand Shivantar (Tallis).  At first I could only imitate, but then I began to ‘hear’.  He taught me to meditate and practise yoga.  My emotional suppression and self-blame slowly evolved into inner peace, confidence and freedom.  Thanks to his attention, patience, unconditional love and acceptance, my heart has become much more open…

D.M.