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November 9 – December 28, 2021

Patanjali Yoga Sutras: Essential Teachings - Suffering, Freedom, and the Means to Freedom

Swami Brahmananda

8 WEEKLY SESSIONS, Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm ET

Course Description:

Learn the essential teachings of the Patanjali Yoga Sutras and gain a deep understanding of the causes of human suffering and the process of Yoga by which the mind is purified and bondage is overcome.

Join this 8-week course with Swami Brahmananda for an in-depth understanding of how freedom is attained through meditation and knowledge, how the mind weaves its own bondage through self-ignorance, limited identities, emotional attachments and desires, and the Yogic means by which bondage is transcended. The teachings are meant for new and experienced students alike.

Students will have the opportunity to get personal guidance from Swami Brahmananda on their studies.

What You'll Learn:

"The course was comprehensively presented and achieved all of its objectives. The daily meditations and assignments complimented the experience. Swami Brahmananda presented with deep knowledge and spoken from a heart of gold. Truly an experience to be repeated."
- Student.
"Great teachings and greatly delivered. I always feel so much peace when studying with Swamiji."
- Axelle R.
"Swami Brahmananda is an awesome teacher, he knows the material and explains it well. His style and sense of humour are engaging and I look forward to taking more courses with him."
- Nathalie.

Additional Information:

Offered as 8 weekly sessions on Tuesdays, November 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14, 21 & 28, 6:30-8:30pm ET

This program is offered live through Zoom webinar with the availability for students to interact through Q&A with the presenter.

For enrolled students, a video recording will be available after each class in the event you miss a class or would like to review the content.

It is possible to register and take the course at any time. You can catch up on any classes you miss with the recordings.

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Swami Brahmananda is a monk and senior teacher of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and is the current Manager of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas. Swami Brahmananda joined the Sivananda organization in 1999 and was initiated into Sannyasa (monasticism) in 2006.

A long-time practitioner of yoga, meditation and philosophical studies, he regularly teaches meditation and yoga philosophy for the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses as well as the Advanced Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses. He also teaches online courses on the Patanjali Yoga Sutras and Vedanta. Swami Brahmananda is a much-loved, inspiring, and knowledgeable teacher.

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