Online Workshop With Japanese Translation
Ahimsa As A Yogic Practice
(Ways to Practice Non-Violence In Your Daily Life)
Dr. O. P. Tiwari Ji
A Sanskrit term, ahimsa is formed from the root words, himsa, which means “to cause harm” or “to engage in violence”; and the prefix, a, which negates what follows it. Therefore, ahimsa means “non-violence.”
Ahimsa is a central concept in yoga and means “non-harming” or “non-violence.” It is the first of the five yamas (ethical principles) in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and is often translated as “non-violence.”
The idea is to cultivate a state of being in which one is not causing harm or suffering to oneself or others, both physically and mentally. This includes refraining from harming others through words or actions, as well as cultivating a state of mind that is not filled with anger, hatred, or resentment.
In addition to being an ethical principle, ahimsa can also be practiced as a form of yoga in and of itself. This can involve things like practicing non-violent communication, being mindful of the impact of one’s actions on others and the environment, and actively working to reduce suffering in the world. It can also involve cultivating a sense of compassion and understanding for others, as well as working to forgive those who have caused harm.
There are many potential benefits to participating in an online workshop on ahimsa as a yogic practice:
About Dr. O. P. Tiwari Ji
Dr. O. P. Tiwari is a student of Swami Kuvalyananda. He is one of the few masters teaching Pranayama practice with classical technique, where the scientific outlook is in harmony with traditional wisdom. He has dedicated his life to teaching classical pranayama practices to students all around the world. He has taken forward the legacy of Swami Kuvalyananda under his leadership. On September 8th 2020 Dr. O. P. Tiwari was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University in India. 60 years ago he decided to leave his PhD studies to serve his teacher’s mission. He then took the responsibility of running Kaivalyadham institute as a full -time job. He had a very important role in bringing teachings of Hatha Yoga especially Pranayama to international communities. Dr. O. P. Tiwari Ji’s favourite qualities known among his students are his humility, devotion, and sincerity. His laughter, positive attitude toward life and optimism is contagious.
Instructions for Workshop Registration
- Please be seated in a well-ventilated place during the workshop, especially for comfort
during the practice sessions.
- Keep yourself hydrated throughout.
- Recordings for each Series will be available for 1 month. Please note that in any
circumstances the recording viewing duration will not be changed, so kindly view the
recording as per the given time frame.
- Please be mindful that recording/s are being shared in good faith to support you in your
practices or study.
- Kindly honor its intellectual property rights by not downloading it on your device or
forwarding it to any other person.
Certificate of Participation
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- Kindly note that requests for change of name will not be entertained after the certificate
has been issued.
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Following are 3 options; you can choose any one of them to participate in this Workshop
- Jan 2023: 31st
- Feb 2023: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th
Time in India: 15:30 to 16:15 (IST)
Time in Japan: 19:00 to 19:45 (JST)
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