500. Dani Antman

Dani AntmanDani Antman is an internationally known energy healer and interfaith minister in Santa Barbara, CA. She has been at the forefront of energy medicine and healing since 1992 when she graduated from the Barbara Brennan School of Healing.

Dani is a graduate of The School for Nondual Healing and Awakening, where she taught for over nine years. She has led workshops at the Esalen Institute, La Casa de Maria, and The Lionheart Institute for Transpersonal Energy Healing. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and helps people recover from the effects of trauma and PTSD.

She has received spiritual direction and assistance for over 17 years from Patanjali Kundalini Yoga Care (see BatGap interview with Joan Shivarpita Harrigan). Through this consistent guidance, she completed a challenging Kundalini process related to her Jewish past. She is dedicated to guiding others on their spiritual path.

Silvia Eberl is the new lineage holder of Patanjali Kundalini Yoga Care, as designated by Swami Chandrasekharanand. She is working in Austria and Rishikesh, India. Her contact info is: bharatpkyc@yahoo.com. Websites:

Dani’s website: daniantman.com

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Transcript of this interview.

Interview recorded April 27, 2019

Video and audio below. Audio also available as a Podcast.

YouTube Video Chapters:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction and Background
  • 00:03:59 – The Misleading Nature of Spiritual Purification
  • 00:07:07 – Early Life and Tumultuous Times
  • 00:11:27 – The Zen of Art and Focus during All-nighters
  • 00:14:53 – Discovering Healing and Self-Transformation
  • 00:18:57 – The Existence of a Subtle Body
  • 00:22:57 – Distance Healing Mechanisms and Limitations
  • 00:26:57 – Wholeness and Integrated Perception
  • 00:30:59 – Seduction and Deception in Spiritual Teachers
  • 00:35:30 – The Dark Side of Spiritual Teachers
  • 00:39:38 – The Living Tradition of Kabbalah
  • 00:44:00 – The Living Tradition of Enlightened Sages
  • 00:47:46 – The Importance of Spiritual Activism and Seva
  • 00:51:57 – The Sex Rising and its Effects
  • 00:56:15 – A Rising in Spiritual Seekers
  • 00:59:48 – Kundalini Awakening and Progressions
  • 01:03:50 – Kundalini Awakening Journey
  • 01:08:17 – Addressing the Root of the Problem
  • 01:11:56 – Milestones in Spiritual Awakening
  • 01:15:45 – Kundalini Awakening and Brain Support
  • 01:19:23 – Repairing the Chakra System
  • 01:22:50 – Kundalini Yoga and the Advaita Vedanta
  • 01:26:21 – Loss and Grief, Near Death Experience
  • 01:31:03 – Grounding into the Body, Running and Returning
  • 01:35:06 – Surrendering to Grace
  • 01:38:48 – The Power of Sincere Intentions and Desires
  • 01:42:17 – Near Death Experience
  • 01:46:24 – A Life-Changing Experience and Fearlessness
  • 01:50:10 – Returning to the Jewish Lineage
  • 01:53:57 – Connecting with Dani Antman
  • 01:57:42 – Preserve the Teachings of Jesus