YOGA PHILOSOPHY

PRINCIPLES AND FUNDAMENTALS OF YOGA

– Familiarity with evolution of Yoga philosophy;
– Familiarity with teachings of Vedas, Principal Upanishads, Shad Darshana, Agama & Purana
– Familiarity with 4 schools of Yoga: Jnana, Bhakti, Karma & Raja Yoga
– Familiarity with fundamental principles of Yoga – Panchakosha, Panchabhutas, Panchapranas, Shad-
Chakras;
– Familiarity with concepts & models relevant to Yoga practice;
– Familiarity with Gurus / Masters, their contribution, and tradition of Guru-shishya) –
(Patanjali, Shankaracharya, Swami Vivekananda)

INTRODUCTION TO BASIC YOGA TEXTS

– Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – anushasana, vritti, cittaprasadana, kleshas, ashtangas)
– Hathapradipika of Svatmarama
– Bhagvad Gita

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