In this Podcast Sukadev is answering the question what a Gurukulam is. Today Gurukula means, among other things, an ashram where students learn from their teacher.
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Sukadev Bretz is the founder of Haus Yoga Vidya and the Yoga Vidya organisation. From his adolescence he was fascinated by the possibilities of the mind, learned fast reading autodidactically and attended concentration and memory training courses.
What are YogaAshrams good for? What can you expect to experience in a Yoga Ashram? Why can you make so good progress when living in an Ashram? Leela Mata, Yoga Master in Peaceful Valley Ashram Pennsylvania speaks about the spiritual Meaning of Ashram Practice. Leela Mata gives Seminars in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany regularly http://y-v.de/leela-mata
Swami Bodhichitananda teaches Kriya Yoga Seminars. Some say that Kriya Yoga is to be kept secret. Swami Bodhichitananda explains how he was asked to teach Kriya Yoga by his Kriya-Yoga-Guru Swami Gyanananda. He talks about the elements and some of the most important practices of Kriya Yoga. Swami Bodhichitananda teaches regularly Seminars in Germany. http://www.yoga-vidya.de
Yoga Nidra helps to develop spiritual awareness. It helps to overcome psychological disorders, stress and inner crisis. Yoga Nidra gives energy, healing power, better sleep and much more. Dr. Nalini speaks about the different benefits of Yoga Nidra. Yoga Nidra is a set of Deep Relaxation techniques. Dr. Nalini answers to a question from Sukadev of Yoga Vidya. Dr. Nalini lives in Delhi, is teaching Yoga Nidra in the Yoga Vidya Ashrams and Centers in Germany. http://www.yoga-vidya.de/center.html
Leela Mata speaks about the why and how of Dream-Yoga. She speaks about the fact that waking and dream states are both relative and therefor illusory. How can you bring waking, dreaming and sleeping states together and in harmony? And how to go beyond all relative states? In this short talk Leela Mata gives you precious insights. Leela Mata is directing Peaceful Valley Ashram Pennsylvania http://www.leelamata.com . She also gives seminars and retreats in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany http://y-v.de/leela-mata
Yoga Nidra relaxes body, mind and spirit. Dr. Nalini explains what Yoga Nidra is, how it works and how it developed. She speaks about her Master, Paramahamsa Satyananda, founder of Bihar School of Yoga. She talks about the different stages of the practice of Yoga Nidra. Dr. Nalini has been teaching Yoga for the last 30 years. Now she is teaching others how to teach Yoga Nidra, in Yoga Vidya Ashrams and Centers in Germany. http://www.yoga-vidya.de/english.html
Tantra is expansion and liberation of the soul and the mind. Dr. Nalini speaks about Tantra and Tantra practices. Dr. Nalini is a disciple of Paramahamsa Satyananada of the Bihar School of Yoga. She is teaching Tantra Meditation and other Tantra Practices. Interview at Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany where Nalini is giving Training Courses in Tantra practices regularly.
How do I find my destiny? What is my task in life? Leela Mata tells you that you yourself are creating your destiny. Be aware that you have a higher goal in life. From this higher goal you can have smaller goals. Leela Mata gives you precious advice in a nutshell. Recording from Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany
Swami Bodhichitananda talks about how he integrates the Yoga teachings of Swami Sivananda with the Kriya Yoga Techniques. He explains that Kriya Yoga and Sivananda Yoga and the teachings of Yoga Vidya go well together. Seminars with Swami Bodhichitananda at Yoga Vidya you find here…
Short talk on the Bhakti Sutra of Narada, one of the important texts on devotion. The essence is: All Joy comes from God. Awaken the inner love and knowledge by experiencing God. The Bhakti Sutra helps to reach it. Leela Mata gives Seminars on the Yoga Sutra at Yoga Vidya Germany.
Paramahamsa Satyananda (1923-2009) is the founder of the Bihar School of Yoga. Nalini Sahay, one of his disciples, talks about this great Master, and how his guidance helped her in her spiritual awakening and development. Nalini is living in Delhi. She is teaching Yoga Nidra, Tantra Meditations, Pavana Muktasana, Prana Vidya and other techniques that she learnt from Swami Satyananda. Recording from Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany where Nalini gives professional training courses regularly.
At Yoga Vidya Germany the Hatha Yoga Pradipika is taught as an Advanced Yoga Teachers Training Course. Swami Atma is the main teacher for the 9-day Intensive in June/July of every year. In this Video Swami Atma speaks about what this Hatha Yoga Pradipika Course is about and what students can expect when taking this course. Infos on Seminars at Yoga Vidya More Infos on Yoga http://www.yoga-vidya.de/english/ More Info on Swami Atmaswaruparamananda on http://yoga108.org/