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July 19- September 6, 2021

Patanjali Yoga Sutras: Study and Practice: cultivating steady practice and non-attachment

Swami Brahmananda

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

Course Description:

Do you seek cultivating a steady, inspired and committed spiritual practice, to overcome distractions to a more fulfilling, contemplative life, and to have a deeper understanding of the teachings and practices of the Patanjali Yoga Sutras?

Join this 8 weeks course with Swami Brahmananda to learn what makes our spiritual life effective and successful and how to overcome emotional addictions and attachments. You will learn tools to strengthen your meditation practice based on the most important Yogic scripture – the Patanjali Yoga Sutras. The teachings and practices are meant for new and experienced students alike.

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

What you'll learn:

Raja Yoga, the royal path of mind control, is the most comprehensive and scientific approach to God-Realization. The precepts and doctrines of this ancient science were first compiled and explained by Patanjali Maharishi, the greatest psychologist of all time. Never has man’s mind been so completely analyzed. Never has the process of eliminating human suffering been so succinctly presented. The methods of Raja Yoga are profound and timeless. They are the most useful techniques available to modern man beset by the tremendous stresses and strains of our competitive society.

"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
"The time I spent in this course on the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali totally supported my practice and gave me some new concepts to work with, which really helped to deepen and strengthen my engagement with the Sutras. Swami Brahmananda is a wealth of knowledge and a very engaging teacher. I would highly recommend this course. Thank-you."
- Rev. Manjula S.
"This course was outstanding. The Yoga Sutras can be intimidating to read and understand. Swami Brahmananda offers the material and content in a clear and thorough way. Great examples with a sense of humor. I would take it again! "
- Bert H.

Additional Information:

Offered as 8 weekly sessions on Mondays, July  19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 29 Sept 6      6:30-8:30pm ET

The Patanjali Yoga Sutras: Study and Practice courses are an ongoing series, where each course contains new teachings and highlights a different portion of the Yoga Sutras with a different focus on practice.

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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