Sotantar Suraj has practiced and studied yoga, meditation and healing since his childhood in Spain till present day. The Hermes Kybalion, The Patanjali Sutras, The VBT Tantra Sutras and the words of Carlos Castaneda became important influences in his life.
By his early twenties he moved to the United States where he continued his study in yoga, tantra and meditation. Later he found his connection with the Planet Gongs and he devoted himself to learning the ways of the Gong, Sacred Sound, Kundalini Yoga, Tantra and the developing the Gong Avatar Training creating the Sound Bending, the Gong Fu practice and starting of the Gong Avatar Academy.
He was privileged to meet and receive teachings from the Master of Kundalini Yoga, Yogi Bhajan, by whom he received his spiritual name to meditate on his life path and destiny – Sotantar – meaning beyond the boundaries of time and space and one who lives for the light.
Sotantar Suraj is a widely recognized Gong Avatar Teacher, Kundalini Yoga Teacher and Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer in his home base of Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, as well as in Europe. His Gong Avatar Academy providing the “1.11 Gong Avatar & Self Mastery Training” is base in the US, California, in Orange County.
He has worked with and had the opportunity to learn from Don Conreaux and world-renowned Tantra Teacher Mahasatvaa Ma Ananda Sarita by whom he received his spiritual name in the Osho tradition – Suraj – meaning Sun. He is also a Reiki Master Teacher, Sound Therapist and Hypnotherapist.
In addition to his regular classes, Sotantar Suraj brings his knowledge and energy of the Planet Gongs to workshops and retreats around the globe. He brings the vibration of the primordial sacred sound of the Planet Gongs to honor our ancestors, their sacred places and traditions by participating in special events to help raise consciousness and nurture the soul. He frequently visits Spain and Ireland, and offers workshops throughout the world.
Sotantar Suraj is dedicated to raising awareness, inspiring passion, creating balance, and spreading love, joy and peace to the universal community through his teachings that led him to create the “1.11 Planet Gong Oneness Mahamudra Meditation” which takes place daily at 1.11pm in which all participants connect mentally together feeling the spirit of oneness. As we are like a Gong we create this sacred vibrations with our feelings, experiencing and expanding the joy of oneness and of being our true selves. These vibrations carry throughout the world the intentions to expand global awareness, raising the frequency of the planet to a higher level of love, peace and oneness with grace and ease. This 1.11 Planet Gong Oneness Mahamudra Meditation has many participants throughout the world connecting at their local time 1.11 pm, in America, Europe, Asia and more.
His passion is teaching Gong Avatars, Kundalini Yoga, Tantra and bringing the healing and transforming sounds of the Gong to the world. He enjoys giving Gong Sessions, Personal Counseling, Meditation and Healing Planet Gong Concerts to celebrate oneness, peace, love and joy which is our natural state.
He has recorded a series of CDs including the Planet Gongs and Tibetan Bowls for meditation, transformation and healing. His DVDs include powerful and transformative Kundalini Yoga Kriyas, Gong Immersions and Meditations.