Avikal is a mystic. Curiosity, passion and love for the truth guide his teaching and are transmitted in a clear and focused way. He is the founder and director of the Integral Being Institute active in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Avikal worked as an anthropologist and a free-lance photographer.
His love for Martial Arts, which he began in 1970, took him to teaching Aikido and Sword in 1987, while his love for the body produced diplomas and professional activity in Shiatsu, Yu-Ki and Seitai (healing techniques).
From 1989 to 1994 he is the director of the Osho School for Centering and Zen Martial Arts in Pune, India.
Being involved with Zen and Advaita for more than 35 years, he now leads retreats such as Satori and The Awareness Intensive.
Since 1997 he has developed an innovative and original approach to the work with the Inner Judge and he is a well known teacher of The Dimensions of Being (Essence), Enneagram and Tantra.
He is the author of: "When the Ocean Dissolves into the Drop", LSWR 2016, ”Freedom to Be Yourself. Mastering the Inner Judge”, O-books, Winchester UK & Washington USA 2012, and “Without a Mask. Discovering your Authentic Self”, O-books, Winchester UK & Washington USA 2011
Avikal is also a poet.
Visit his personal site: http://www.avikalcostantino.com
"Every program and retreat I have done with the Integral Being Institute has been an incredible adventure, full of profound growth and learning."
"The way Avikal teaches is compassionate, joyful and humorous, holding me accountable in a firm and warm manner. I feel changed, renewed, and privileged to have been a participant in his programs and teachings."
"Avikal's approach has taken us on a journey where we have all experienced a process of growing to meet each new challenge."
Notes on The Inner Judge