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 Marma Massage

Leela Mata speaks about the Marmas, the energy points and energy fields stimulated by Ayurveda Marma Massage. Leela Mata is teaching Marma Massage Professional Training Courses in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany as well as in Peaceful Valley Ashram Pennsylvania. Further information at


What is Panchakarma in Ayurveda? Leela Mata answers

Ayurveda Expert Leela Mata speaks about Panchakarma. In Ayurveda, Panchakarma is one of the most efficient healing techniques. Leela Mata speaks about the benefits and gives some new insight. Leela Mata directs Peaceful Valley Ashram in Pennsylvania . The Interview took place in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany where Leela Mata is teaching every year.


Who can practice Panchakarma

Leela Mata, Ayurveda expert, speaks about who can benefit from Panchakarma  programs, expecially in Ashrams. She talks about the special benefits to do Panchakarma in an Ashram environment with Meditation, Mantra-Chanting, Asanas and Pranayama, in a spiritual Atmosphere. Leela Mata directs Panchakarma Programs in Peaceful Valley Ashram Pennsylvania and in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany explains who can benefit from an ayurvedic Panachkarma treatment. Panachakarma can treat almost any desease but it also depends on the person and facilities. In an ashram it is not also a only Panchakarma treatment, the patients are doing also asanas, pranayama and meditation. More information referring ayurveda in general and certains treatments at


Yoga, Ayurveda, Vedanta, Tantra and Meditation Podcast

Welcome to this new Podcast.

It will feature talks and interviews on Yoga, Ayurveda, Vedanta, Tantra and Meditation. In other words: This Podcast is about you and your spiritual development.

There will be many different speakers on this Podcast: Yoga Masters, Ayurveda therapists, Yoga Teachers, Vedanta specialists.

Some podcasts are live recordings from talks in Ashrams and Yoga Centers. Some come from interview. Let yourself be inspired!