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March 8 – April 26, 2021

Who am I? The Practice of Vedantic Inquiry

Rukmini Chaitanya

8 WEEKLY SESSIONS, Mondays, 6:00-7:30pm EST

This course explores two important techniques of Jnana Yoga Meditation: Laya Chintana and Panchikarana. Each method helps the practitioner of Jnana Yoga to remove the wrong identification with the non-self and claim their true identity. Laya Chintana is the method of absorption. The effect is absorbed in its cause. 

What you'll learn:

We will explore three different analytical meditations of absorption:

"I absolutely LOVED Rukmini Chaitanya’s Vedanta Class. We are honored to be taught by teachers that have lived their subject and feel such joy in discussing it. Between her beautifully sung prayers, to her compelling explanation of the material, I want nothing more than to continue learning from Sivananda Ashram Bahamas. I look forward to the days when I can return in person. "
- Courtney S.

Additional Information:

Offered as 8 weekly sessions on Mondays, Mar 8, 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 26 6:00-7:30pm EST

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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Rukmini Chaitanya

Rukmini Chaitanya is a senior staff member of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat Bahamas, and the personal assistant to Swami Swaroopananda, the Acharya, or spiritual director of the Ashram. She regularly teaches the Bhagavad Gita during the Sivananda Yoga Teacher training as well as other courses on the Bhagavad Gita, Vedanta, positive thinking, meditation, and yoga philosophy.

Rukmini Chaitanya is known for her enthusiastic and inspiring teaching style as well as for her devotion to the lineage and the scriptures. She is dedicated to each of her students and has an innate desire to share knowledge with them. She brings a great deal of clarity to every topic and is highly appreciated for her capacity to unfold complicated topics and present them in a coherent and pure way.

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