eKum Nye

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What is eKum Nye?

Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga is a gentle healing system that relieves stress, transforms negative patterns, and helps us to be balanced and healthy. It increases our enjoyment and appreciation of life.  Kum Nye heals our bodies and minds, bringing their energies together to function smoothly and harmoniously.

The eKum Nye program was developed by Dharma Publishing to provide guided instruction for anyone interested in developing balance and well-being in their lives. Whether you are new to yoga or an experienced practitioner, Kum Nye has something to offer you.

eKum Nye Yoga consists of five basic levels, followed by five more levels intended to deepen your understanding and experience of Kum Nye. Each level is structured in ten weekly segments except for Level 10, which offers 12 lessons. All together, the ten levels of Kum Nye Yoga by email provide two years of intensive Kum Nye training.

For interested students, Kum Nye can be further explored during seminars and retreats across the world and at our Ratna Ling Retreat Center, the home of Dharma Publishing located on the Sonoma coast of Northern California.

Course Structure and Registration

Kum Nye – per email will consist of one email per week containing:

  • Kum Nye theory
  • Practice session of 60 – 90 minutes
  • Five minute meditations
  • Practice during the day
  • Reading assignments
  • Meditation video

Dharma Publishing requires a signed statement from each participant agreeing to our honor system that emails cannot be duplicated or passed on to others, or used for any other purpose than private use only. Upon registering the participant makes a ten-week commitment to complete one level.

The price varies per level and is to be paid in advance. We accept payment by credit card, PayPal and bank transfer. If you create a practice group, all members are required to sign up as it will enable each person to communicate directly with Kum Nye teachers at Dharma Publishing. Please join us in our worldwide Kum Nye Yoga practice group.

For more information or to register for an eDharma program, please call 1-800-873-4276 or e-mail us at programs@dharmapublishing.com

Save 20% on eKum Nye Level 1

Only $55.00/reg. $69.00

  • 10 week self-study course
  • Home practice suggestions
  • Introductory Kum Nye theory
  • Reading Assignments
  • Complimentary .PDF of the text Kum Nye – Tibetan Yoga

The purpose of Kum Nye relaxation is to develop our body awareness. Sitting in stillness, we can cultivate mindfulness of our feelings and sensations, eventually sensing the flow of energy through our physical body. We learn that we are an ongoing embodiment of energies and this flowing energy is the nature of our being.

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Available Courses: eKum Nye

Languages: En = English, Sp = Spanish, Po = Portuguese, Ge = German, Du = Dutch
Required Reading: KNTY = Kum Nye – Tibetan Yoga, JOB = The Joy of Being, KND = Kum Nye Dancing
Level Topic Course Description Price Prerequisites Required Reading Language(s)
1 Outer Kum Nye Relaxation The purpose of Kum Nye relaxation is to develop our body awareness. Sitting in stillness, we can cultivate mindfulness of our feelings and sensations, eventually sensing the flow of energy through our physical body. We learn that we are an ongoing embodiment of energies and this flowing energy is the nature of our being. $69 None KNTY En, Sp, Po, Du, Ge
2 Transformations In Level 2 you will learn the meaning of transformation in Kum Nye. We will work with each of the four main energy centers (chakras), relaxing and stimulating their unique energies. Through stimulation of feeling, energy in the body begins to recycle and cleanse itself. We will also begin to bring the awareness we are developing to our daily lives, noticing how the benefits of Kum Nye ripple out into our lives. $69 eKum Nye Level 1 KNTY En, Sp, Po, Du, Ge
3 Inner Balance In the Level 3 we will become familiar with the beginning of Inner Kum Nye, focusing on the inner operation of the senses as the crucial keys to restoring the natural flow of our energy and tapping our own inner source of nourishing energy. Learning through our own experience how the senses operate on an inner level we are able to heal ourselves from the inside out. When we fully take advantage of this inner power, we no longer try to look for satisfaction and approval from the external environment. $69 eKum Nye Levels 1 & 2 KNTY En, Sp, Po, Du, Ge
4 Cream of Kum Nye In Level 4 we will more clearly articulate the intention guiding our Kum Nye practice and continue to contact deeper layers of existence. We will learn the connection between the subtle body and the way we experience our lives. As we refine the even breath, we learn how to further relax our tendency to be the one ‘doing’ Kum Nye, and participate instead in Kum Nye doing its work. $69 eKum Nye Levels 1 – 3 KNTY En, Sp, Po, Du, Ge
5 Extracting the Juice of Experience In Level 5, we will incorporate the energies of the natural world into our well-being. By contacting the 5 elements of the natural world – Earth, Water, Air, Fire and Space – we can see how these energies are the same fundamental components of our energetic being. We can learn to establish a connection between the elemental energy within us and all around us. $69 eKum Nye Levels 1 – 4 KNTY, JOB En, Sp, Po, Du, Ge
6 The Top 10 For the aficionados of Kum Nye we have playfully prepared the Top 10 Kum Nye exercises from Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga. Although each exercise is a symbol of existence, drawing out the optimal flow of life’s energies and integration through all chakras in order to create and support wellness and wholeness, the exercises we selected for the Top 10 have a specific attraction to them. Each week features one of the top 10 with a short introduction, helpful reminders, frequently asked questions, and a short series of exercises that compliment each featured exercise. $69 eKum Nye Levels 1 – 5 KNTY En
7 The Power of Breath This course will introduce the power of the breath to bring together body, mind and senses. In Kum Nye, you can make important changes in your life merely by cultivating healthy breathing patterns and the insights gained through mindfulness of breath can be profound. Breathing meditation helps to relax longstanding stress patterns; when the breath is free and light, the mind opens and energy is available for positive change. $69 eKum Nye Levels 1-5 KNTY En
8 Kum Nye in a Nutshell – The 5 Trainings Kum Nye can be presented in many models such as Balancing, Integrating, Stimulating & Transforming or Body, Breath & Mind. In Level 8 we will work with a structure of 5 trainings for human development: Opening, Healing, Stimulating, Manifesting and Protecting. In addition, this comprehensive program presents the 9 levels of Kum Nye. $69 eKum Nye Levels 1-5 KNTY, JOB En
9 Kum Nye for the Mind & Speech Kum Nye This unique program introduces the major teachings of Kum Nye for the Mind and Speech Kum Nye in a systematic way, using Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche’s book Joy of Being. Kum Nye for the Mind and Speech Kum Nye aim to relax the internal pressure we may feel to always have to do something about what is happening to us. Kum Nye is not the end but rather the facilitator to awaken mind’s sensory capacities since these inform and determine our lives, our work, relationships and in general our next actions. But the one who is doing Kum Nye needs to relax! $79 eKum Nye Levels 1-5 KNTY, JOB En
10 Kum Nye in Daily Life It often happens that during or after a Kum Nye class or retreat, people ask- “How can I sustain or even develop this wholesome feeling that I have during the retreat in my daily life both privately and professionally?” You will be surprised to learn that the answer to this question is not a set of suggestions and rules on how to do that. Rather, there are ways we can sustain and actually refine our Kum through Nye by living, working, relating, daydreaming, or making plans. The transition should be made from doing Kum Nye with effort to being more effortlessly in the state of an abundance of energy, flowing, floating, and being recharged by being alive and being aware. Kum Nye in daily life will start as soon as we set our body to it, and it will go on by itself and on its own accord without requiring a do-er. $108 eKum Nye Levels 1-5 KNTY, JOB En, Sp, Po, Ge
11 Generating Happiness from Within: Rebulding the Inner Architecture from the Ground Up This eKum Nye level focuses on developing a true foundation of being based on understanding the language of the body (sensations and feelings) instead of living according to conditioned ways of being impressed upon us by culture and society. Once the foundation is established, we will learn to contact deeper layers of experience and to manifest what we love, care for, enjoy and is most important to us. In other words, we create a foundation of being based on the experience within the body so that we can live in the way that is most genuine! $79 eKum Nye Levels 1-3 JOB, KND En


eKum Nye: Additional Courses

Languages: En = English, Sp = Spanish, Po = Portuguese, Ge = German, Du = Dutch
Required Reading: KNTY = Kum Nye – Tibetan Yoga, JOB = The Joy of Being, KND = Kum Nye Dancing
Level Topic Course Description Price Prerequisites Recommended Reading Language(s)
N/A Opening the Senses – Seeing, Hearing, Feeling
audio recording – 17 hours
Recorded live at the 7th Annual European Kum Nye Retreat in Damme, Germany, this download features Kum Nye theory and practices which explore the senses and perception as shown in Tarthang Tulku’s book, Joy of Being. All sessions are led by Director of Dharma Publishing, Arnaud Maitland and describe the development of non-dual sensory awareness, such as seeing, hearing, feeling and knowing awarenesses. Over 17 hours of theory and practices! $39 (Download) None JOB En
N/A Releasing Blockages and Residues of the past
audio recording – 11 hours
It is never too late to heal the past. Within our own bodies, we can find the knowledge we need to clear what holds us back and finally lead a life increasingly filled with joy and meaning. We can discover a self-sustaining overall feeling of wholeness that becomes an enlivening background tone to all we do, say, and think. By bringing awareness to the body, the alchemy of Kum Nye frees the mind from words and images that seem to evoke painful memories, from internal dialogues that continually repeat excuses and justifications, and from the paralyzing emotional impact of past associations.
The practices in this eKum Nye level help dissolve long held tensions, open body and mind to new vitality and allow new responses to familiar situations. All sessions are led by Dharma Publishing Director, Arnaud Maitland.
$29 (Download) None JOB En
14 Kum Nye – Tibetan Yoga, Tarthang Tulku
Line by line reading and commentary by Arnaud Maitland
An in depth line by line commentary of Tarthang Tulku’s Kum Nye -Tibetan Yoga. This eKum Nye level is designed to help the practitioner delve deeper into the theory underlying Kum Nye, allowing practitioners of all levels to gain new insights and strengthen their Kum Nye practice. $79 eKum Nye Levels 1-3 KNTY En