Importance of Rituals

Sukadev is talking in this podcast about the importance of rituals. In our tradition rituals are important but they are not the most important part. With rituals you can create a spiritual atmosphere in an ashram.

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Is Vedanta a Philosophical System?

In this Podcast Sukadev is talking about the question: “Is Vedanta a Philosophical System?”

Advaita Vedanta is a school in Hinduism. People who believe in Advaita believe that their soul is not different from Brahman. The most famous Hindu philosopher who taught about Advaita Vedanta was Shankaracharya who lived in India more than a thousand years ago.

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What is meant by Vedanta

In this video Sukadev is talking about what is meant by Vedanta, for example that it is the end of knowledge and that is is based on the Upanishads.

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Sutdying the yogic scriputes is jnana yoga. The jnana yoga is a spiritual practice that pursues knowledge with questions such as “who am I, what am I” among others. The practitioner studies usually with the aid of a counsellor (guru), meditates, reflects, and reaches liberating insights on the nature of his own Self (Atman, soul) and its relationship to the metaphysical concept called Brahman.

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Mahavakyas and the Spiritual Tradition

In this talk Sukadev is talking about the spiritual goal of our tradition and what is special about our tradition.

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For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our english seminar pages by clicking here.

Sutdying the yogic scriputes is jnana yoga. The jnana yoga is a spiritual practice that pursues knowledge with questions such as “who am I, what am I” among others. The practitioner studies usually with the aid of a counsellor (guru), meditates, reflects, and reaches liberating insights on the nature of his own Self (Atman, soul) and its relationship to the metaphysical concept called Brahman.

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Term Gurukula

In this video Sukadev is talking about the term Gurukula. He is defining his understanding of the term Gurukula, which means that a student lives together with his teacher.

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For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our english seminar pages by clicking here.

Sutdying the yogic scriputes is jnana yoga. The jnana yoga is a spiritual practice that pursues knowledge with questions such as “who am I, what am I” among others. The practitioner studies usually with the aid of a counsellor (guru), meditates, reflects, and reaches liberating insights on the nature of his own Self (Atman, soul) and its relationship to the metaphysical concept called Brahman.

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Scriptures for the Yoga Vidya Tradition

In this video Sukadev is talking about which yogic scriptures the most important for our tradition are and which scripture the most value for himself has.

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For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our english seminar pages by clicking here.

Sutdying the yogic scriputes is jnana yoga. The jnana yoga is a spiritual practice that pursues knowledge with questions such as “who am I, what am I” among others. The practitioner studies usually with the aid of a counsellor (guru), meditates, reflects, and reaches liberating insights on the nature of his own Self (Atman, soul) and its relationship to the metaphysical concept called Brahman.

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Value of Spiritual Texts

In this talk Sukadev is speaking about the value of spiritual texts and if they work as a source of knowledge.

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For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our english seminar pages by clicking here.

Sutdying the yogic scriputes is jnana yoga. The jnana yoga is a spiritual practice that pursues knowledge with questions such as “who am I, what am I” among others. The practitioner studies usually with the aid of a counsellor (guru), meditates, reflects, and reaches liberating insights on the nature of his own Self (Atman, soul) and its relationship to the metaphysical concept called Brahman.

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Is Traditional Spiritual Education Text based

In this talk Sukadev is answering the question if traditional spiritual education is text based. He’s saying that there are spiritual traditions which have no texts, for example the shamanic tradition but in the yoga vidya tradition the texts play an important role.

For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages here.

For more information on english classes, courses and seminars at Yoga Vidya, please see our english seminar pages by clicking here.

Sutdying the yogic scriputes is jnana yoga. The jnana yoga is a spiritual practice that pursues knowledge with questions such as “who am I, what am I” among others. The practitioner studies usually with the aid of a counsellor (guru), meditates, reflects, and reaches liberating insights on the nature of his own Self (Atman, soul) and its relationship to the metaphysical concept called Brahman.

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Lineage and Tradition of Yoga Vidya and Sukadev

Sukadev is talking about the lineage and tradition of Yoga Vidya and himself. Our lineage stars with Narayana and also contains Shankara. Shankara was an early 8th century Indian philosopher and theologian who consolidated the doctrine of Advaita Vedanta.

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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.

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What is a Gurukulam?

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.

If you are interested in visiting one of the four ashrams of Yoga Vidya to join one of the many english seminars, click here.

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.

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You are the Immortal Self – Talk and Kirtan with Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda gives an elevating and inspiring talk about “You are the Immortal Self”. Historical Recording from Sivananda Ashram Rishikesh, probably from the 1950s. With Kirtan and English Chanting.

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Why should one go to a Yoga Ashram?

What are Yoga Ashrams 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

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Hatha Yoga and Mythology

What does Hatha Yoga have to do with Indian Mythology? Swami Bodhichitanandaji explains how you can dive deeper into the Hatha Yoga Asanas by knowing more about Indian Mythology. Seminars with Swami Bodhichitananda on https://www.yoga-vidya.de/nc/seminar-uebersicht/nach-seminarleiter/seminar-nach-seminarleiter/Swami-Bodhichitananda.html

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Is Kriya Yoga to be kept secret?

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. https://www.yoga-vidya.de

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What are the benefits of Yoga Nidra? Dr. Nalini explains

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. https://www.yoga-vidya.de/center.html

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