Yoga Vidya – Europe’s leading Yoga Retreat Centre

Yoga Vidya is a nonprofit organization whose aim is to spread the knowledge (vidya) of holistic Yoga. Founded by Sukadev Bretz in 1992, Yoga Vidya now runs 4 ashrams, 100 Yoga centres in various cities and has trained more than 17.000 top-quality yoga teachers. This makes us Europe’s leading and largest yoga educational organization. We teach in the tradition of Swami Sivananda, welcoming people of all spiritual paths and traditions of yoga.

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What is the Veda for you?

What is the Veda for you? What is the relevance of Veda in your live?
In this podcast Sukadev answers to this questions.

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Acharya, Guru, Shishya, Sadhu, Swami, Sadhaka, Pandit – different words for Teachers.

In this Podcast Sukadev explains different words for Teacher.

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Should there be Restrictions in a Gurukula? Age, Social Background, Religion, Sex, etc?

Should there be Restrictions in a Gurukula? Age, Social Background, Religion, Sex, etc?
How is it in Yoga Vidya Tradition? In this Podcast Sukadev answers to this question.

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Colonial times in India and their effect on Indian Spiritual Traditions.

Sukadev is answering to the question: “Do Colonial times in India still metter?”

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Thoughts on important Spiritual Tradition of 19th to 21st Century.

Sukadev is sharing his thoughts on important Spiritual Tradition of the 19th to 21st Century.

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Great spiritual Teachers

Who are Jesus, Swami Vivekananda, Swami Yogananda, Shankaracharya, Rama, Krishna and Paramahamsa? Sukadev explains that these are all great spiritual teachers, who have done a lot to spread spiritual knowledge.

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What is the meaning of Bhakti?

In this Podcast Sukadev is talking about the meaning of “Bhakti”.

Bhakti means devotion to God and is one of six paths of Yoga.

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Neo-Advaita

Sukadev is explaining the term Neo-Advaita and talking about it. Neo means new and Advaita mens nondualism.

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Nyaya Vaisishika and modern Science

Sukadev is explaining the terms Nyaya Vaisishika and talking about them. Vaisheshika or Vaiśeṣika is one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy (Vedic systems) from ancient India.

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How is the ideal Education?

In this podcast Sukadev is answering the question: “How is the ideal education for you?” and he is also talking about the purpose of education, teaching methods etc. He is also sharing his thoughts on the different kinds of education.

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Academic Studies and Indian Religious Traditions

Sukadev is answering the question: “What are your thoughts on the study field and academics of south asia or correlated fields such as indoligy, studies of south asian languages, religious studies etc.?”

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Ashrams, Retreat Places and Gurukulas

Sukadev is talking about what for him the difference between an ashram, a retreat center, a gurukula and a yoga seminar is. A reatreat center is for example a place where you go for a retreat, there are of course different kinds of reatreats. Listen to this podcast to learn more about the difference between these terms.

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New Media and Spiritual Traditions

Sukadev is talking about what he thinks about the media and the spritual tradititions how they are used and how the future might look like and that it has several meanings. One meaning is that the teachers live together with their students. Listen to this podcast to learn more about the New Media and Spiritual Traditions.

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