Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras Demystified
(All Four Padas)
by Dr. N. Ganesh Rao
14th to 19th Dec 2020
by Dr. N. Ganesh Rao
14th to 19th Dec 2020
The workshop entitled, “Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras Demystified – All Four Padas”, is envisaged keeping in mind three reasons:
This most unique and intensive Workshop will enrich the understanding and practice of Yoga for all students and teachers of Yoga. It is relevant for all those enthusiasts who are interested in understanding the human mind, its functioning, control and transcendence. Clear understanding of PYS adds quality and sheer joy to life.
In the Course of the workshop, the following topics will be covered:
1. Preparation for Understanding PYS:
2. The Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali vis-a-vis Hatha Yoga.
3. The Ashtangas Explored and Exploded (in depth).
4. Definition of Yoga.
5. The Theories of Vrittis, Klesas & Antarayas.
6. The Concept of Isvara, Isvara Pranidhan and Pranava (AUM).
7. Spirituality v/s Religion; ‘Yoga is the Grammar of all Spiritualities’.
8. Law of Karma & Yogic Handling of the ‘Mischief-Maker’ Samskara.
9. Kriya Yoga of Patanjali.
10. Mind Control Techniques in PYS.
11. Therapy in PYS.
12. Siddhis and Vibhutis.
13. Meditation in PYS (incl. Samadhi and Samapatti).
14. Philosophical Insights in 4th Pada (Kaivalya Pada).
15. The Logic and Architecture of PYS.
16. And More!!!
In addition to the above topics, the workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to practice every day Asanas, Pranayama and Meditation in the Classical / traditional manner.
There will be daily group chanting of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.
Further, open Discussion / Question – Answer session will be held daily to clarify doubts, strengthen understanding and ascertain applicability of PYS in daily life.
All these will be spaced out with proper rest and relaxation and the blissful experience of Yoga Nidra.
The serene, tranquil campus of Kdham, Lonavla provides the most ideal environment for enriching oneself through the understanding of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
Dr. N. Ganesh Rao, with a Doctorate in Philosophy, is a Professor and Ph. D. Guide in Yoga and Philosophy. His never-ending fascination for Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (PYS) makes him a constant learner and admirer of PYS. Dr. Rao has presented several Papers and written innumerable articles on various facets of PYS. He has shared his in-depth understanding in more than 1500 teaching hours of PYS till date.
Dr. Rao is Technical Expert (Yoga) for QCI & YCB, an Advisor to and Member of Board of Studies of Kaivalyadhama, a Member of Board of Studies of Sri Sri University, Bhubaneshwar, a Visiting Faculty in K. J. Somaiya University, Mumbai University, Kaivalyadhama (Mumbai and Lonavla), Sri Sri University (Bhubaneshwar), College of Defense Management (Secunderabad), Art of Living, Yoga alliance (USA),….
For further details please visit his website www.ganeshraoyoga.com
Date: 14th to 19th Dec, 2020
7.15 am to 8.15 am
Practice of Classical Yoga (Asanas, Pranayama, Mantra & Meditation)
10 am to 11.30 am
2 am to 2.30 pm
Yoga Nidra / Relaxation
3 am to 4.45 pm
6 am to 7 pm
Open Session (PYS Chanting, Q & A / Discussion, etc)
Regarding Registration and Booking –
For registration, the participants need to book a room first then the Booking Reference number to be shared at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve their spot for the workshop. The workshop fee to be paid on arrival.
Workshop Fees – Rs. 12000/-
(exclusive of room and meals)
Single rooms with meals:
Standard Room with community bath (Rs. 8,000 per week)
Standard Room with attached bath (Rs. 11,600 per week)
Executive Room (Non-AC) – Rs. 12,800
Executive Room (AC) – Rs. 15,000 + taxes
Deluxe Room – Non-AC (Rs. 19,400 per week + taxes)
Deluxe Room – AC (Rs. 21,600 per week + taxes)
Double/Twin-sharing rooms with meals:
Standard Room with community bath (Rs. 13,200 per week)
Standard Room with attached bath (Rs. 17,000 per week)
Executive Room (Non-AC) – Rs. 18,200
Executive Room (AC) – Rs. 20,400 + taxes
Deluxe Room – Non-AC (Rs. 25,400 per week + taxes)
Deluxe Room – AC (Rs. 27,600 per week + taxes)
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Workshop Teaching fees – NO REFUND (Transferrable to another workshop within six months)
Accommodation and meals