Living the Yogasūtras

25th June to 1st July 2023
(Check-in: 25th June
Check-out: 2nd July)


Dr. Rajani Pradhan &
Yogācārya Smt. Parminder Bhela

Guest Lecture

Prof. Ravindranath Bodhe

Knowledge Flow

  • General intro to Darśana, Sāṅkhya – Yoga
  • Citta and Citta vṛttis, Kleśa
  • 3 Adhikārīs and Sādhanās: Aṣṭāṅga, Kriyāyoga, Abhyāsa – Vairāgya
  • Īśvara & Īśvara Praṇidhāna
  • Cittaprasādana techniques

Creative Flow

  • Chanting
  • Sāṅkhya – Yoga Creatives
  • Sāṅkhya evolution drawing / painting etc.
  • Drawing sessions
  • Skit

Experiential Flow

  • Chanting of PYS
  • Śuddhikriyās, Āsanas, Prāṇāyāmas, Bandhas
  • Anuloma-Viloma, ‘Om’ Japa, ‘Gāyatrī Japa’.
  • Skit

Salient Features of the Workshop

Chanting of PYS

Explanation of important concepts of Pātañjalayogadarśana

Yoga Practices: Śuddhikriyās, Āsanas, Prāṇāyāmas, Bandhas etc.

‘Om’ Japa

Appreciation and Understanding the Pātañjalayogasūtras with creative ideas

Possible Outcome of the Workshop

  • Introduction to Pātañjalayogasūtras in a creative way.
  • The participants will be able to appreciate the words given in the Pātañjalayogasūtras due to chanting them.
  • Will get initiated into understanding the basic concepts of Pātañjalayogadarśana.
  • Will become friendly with the Pātañjalayogasūtras in new light & ease with creative ideas
  • It may be a Game / life changer.

Dates: 25th June to 1st July 2023
Place: Kaivalyadhama, Lonavala

Yoga Flow: Body and Prāņa Flow – Āsana, Prāṇāyāma etc. – Yogācārya Smt. Parminder Bhela

Mind Flow: (Chanting), Intellect flow (Lecture): Dr. Rajani Pradhan

Guest Lecture: There will be one lecture by Prof. R K Bodhe, Mentor, PLRD, Kaivalyadhama

Creative / Skit: Under the guidance of Dr. Rajani Pradhan

Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Me time, Refreshments (R), Dinner (D)

About the Facilitators

Dr. Rajani Pradhan

Dr. Rajani Pradhan is working as Asst. Professor at G. S. College of Yoga and Cultural Synthesis, Kaivalyadhama. She has been conducting the very sought after ‘Yogasūtras Chanting- Online Courses’ and ‘Śrīmadbhagavadgītā Chanting’ Course . She is a Ph. D. Guide for ‘Yogaśāstra’ at Kavi Kulaguru Kalidasa University’s Kaivalyadhama centre.

Yogācārya Smt. Parminder Bhela

Yogācārya Smt. Parminder Bhela is a direct disciple of Yogācārya Padmaśrī Śrī Sadashiva Nimbalkar Guruji. She is a Mumbai University Graduate, studied her Diploma in Yoga from Mumbai University as well as Diploma in Yoga, and Diploma in Yogic Therapy from Yoga Vidya Niketan (YVN), Vashi, Navi Mumbai and is working with YVN as a Sr. Yoga Teacher since 1999. She has been teaching applied, and practical aspects of Yoga at YVN since 2 and a half decades. She is a sincere Sādhaka of Yoga. Her forte is explaining all the Yoga practices with utmost ease and enabling the students an insightful experience.

Guest Lecturer

Prof. Ravindranath Bodhe

Prof. Ravindranath Bodhe

Prof. Ravindranath Bodhe is an MA (Philosophy & Saṃskṛta), M. Phil. (Philosophy). Worked as Research Officer at the Philosophico-Literary Dept., Kaivalyadhāma for 30 years. Currently he is the Mentor at the same Dept. He has earned immense respect for his enormous contribution in the field of Yoga education.


Regarding Registration and Booking –
For registration, the participants need to book a room first then the booking reference code to be shared at onsiteworkshops@kdham.com to reserve their spot for the workshop. The workshop fee to be paid on arrival.

Note: The fresh dates will be announced soon.

Please visit the link here for Room Tariffs

Workshop Fees 

Rs. 8,000 per person

Query for this workshop? Please email us – onsiteworkshops@kdham.com

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Accommodation and meals

  • Cancellation application before 7 days  – refund of 75% of the amount paid. 
  • Cancellation application less than 7 days – no refund.
  • Please email cancellation requests to booking@kdham.com. Verbal cancellation requests are not accepted. 

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