May 30- August 1, 2022
Patanjali Yoga Sutras: Practical Guide - Cultivating Sacred Space, Purity, Contemplative Study and
Self-Surrender through the Five Niyamas
10 WEEKLY SESSIONS, Mondays, 6:00-7:45pm ET
Learn how to create your own sacred space for meditation, study and devotion and how to cultivate contemplative study, regularity and steadiness in your spiritual practice and self-surrender. You will learn practical Yogic tools for daily devotion, uplifting and purifying your energy and mind and how to engage with Yogic texts and scriptures. The practices and meditations are based on the teachings of the Patanjali Yoga Sutras. This is the best and easiest way of keeping the mind uplifted and for following a Yogic way of life.
Join this 10 week course with Swami Brahmananda and learn practical tools to cultivate Saucha or internal and external purity, Santosha or contentment, Tapas – steady commitment to the Yogic practices, Swadhyaya – contemplative study of Yogic teachings and scriptures and Ishwara Pranidhana – devotion and self-surrender to God. The teachings and practices are meant for new and experienced students alike.
Students will have the opportunity to receive personal guidance from Swami Brahmananda on their studies.
What you'll learn:
Offered as 10 weekly sessions on Mondays, May 30, Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, Jul 4, 11, 18, 25 & Aug 1, 6:00-7:45pm 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.
Requirements and Recommendations:
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.