on the Santosh Puri Ashram
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To register :
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at 0091 1 35 248 5057 or
0091 963 400 8063
Please arrive at least one day before the course begins.
Silent Retreats are available for anyone at any time.
* No classes on full moon.
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DETAILS ON THE DATED COURSES :
In this 10 day Introduction to
Meditation (Dhyana Yoga) Course, we will explore
traditional yoga methods of meditation. This course
will help you to understand the importance of
meditation in spiritual life and allow you to
deepen your meditation practice. Mataji
will introduce various techniques of meditation
for you to choose the appropriate one for you.
All may attend the classes, whether you have a
meditation practice already or if you are completely
new to meditation.
The holy texts to study and contemplate on will be " the crest jewel of discrimination" of Shankara as an introduction to Vedanta and one of the eight major Upanishads. After long years of exploring the bhagavad gita of lord krishna, this course is designed to lead deeper into the teachings of vedanta philosophy as a culmination of all knowledge.
Puri will teach the Jnana Yoga 10 day intensive
course studying the Sutras of Patanjali, the father
of yoga. You will share in learning the sutras
including the traditional ashtanga, or 8 limbs.
Patanjali teaches us the importance of removing
the modifications of the mind, self-study with
devotion, and praticing with detachment. Learn
the path of yoga, the discipline to be adopted
in our lives by spreading the stability through
awareness of self while living in a place where
meditation can be strengthened in the company
of spiritual seekers. Discover the ancient philosophy
that believes one can use discipline to observe
daily life, that the mind is to be trained on
the way to union, and learn the importance of
being a witness. This course is important to deepen
your awareness, especially if you have studied
Yogasana (physical postures) and would like to
learn about yogic philosophy.
Ten day intensive study of the Bhagavad
Gita with Mataji.
The Bhavagad Gita is a wish-fulfilling book. Each
verse has the divinity to lead you towards liberation,
if rightly understood through devotion, surrender,
and unshakable faith. The knowledge of this song
will free us from ignorance, the source of suffering.
Through meditation, its wisdom will be experienced,
filling us with the bliss of devotion, wonder,
and detachment. In this course aspirants will
have the unique chance to transfer the teachings
of the Gita directly into practice in the favorable
atmosphere of the ashram. Each day will be guided
by one of the teachings of Lord Krishna and will
be applied to the asana practice, meditation,
and while experiencing the benefits of Karma,
Bhakti, and Jyana Yoga.
The Guru Gita of Lord Shiva's teaching to Godess Parvati and other treaties from the scripture will be recited, discussed and meditated on. This course specially combines wonderfully practice, teaching and celebration. The culmination will be Guruji's annual maha Samadhi anniversary includes Homa fire, Bhandarra( food distribution to sadhus and devotees), Kirtan ( chanting Gods name) etc. This course will be repeated in july in honour of Guru. Mantra initiation is also considered on full moon day as auspicious days.
This is a four weeks Intensive residential level 1-training course, which teaches yoga in practice around the clock. The practice sessions include the practice of shatkarma ( yogic cleansing), suksha vyayama and asanas, mudras, pranayamas. The theory session consists of anatomy, clinical aspect of yoga practice with reference to ayurveda and naturopathy, yoga philosophy laid down in yoga sutras, Vedanta and Tantra. All classes are held on examinatory level. The students are asked to lead the classes. At the end of the course, as apart of the certification, the yoga group can participate in a day trip to near Himalayan shrines. The teacher training course of level-1 will be followed by level -2 in the following year.
- Former practice of yoga
- Good health
- Intention to slowly renounce wordly pleasures for the benefit of spiritual gain.
- a year practice of yoga in any yoga institution
- your participation in all the courses of the yoganga ashram
- previous teacher training course or level -1
- good health ,strength and will power
The course is based on the scripture of Gheranda Sahita and Hatha Yoga Pradipika. Both the teacher training courses are designed and taught by Yogacharya Ganga puri, Mandakini puri, and Alakhnanda puri.
In this course, a series of 40 subtle prana exercises & ancient Hatha Yoga practices such as cleansing kriyas, Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra , Bandhas, etc... will be introduced. Teachers holds theoritical subjects on the foundation of yoga, Hatha yoga pradipika, introduction to Ayurveda, four main stream of yoga : Karma yoga, Bhakti yoga, Jana yoga, Raja yoga.
2. YOGA & AYURVEDA
A one month course, lead by Ganga
Puri, to learn the benefits of using traditional
yoga asanas for common ailments such as: diabetes,
obesity, back pain, high & low blood pressure,
heart disease, mental stress, etc. Classes include:
cleansing, pranayama, meditation, asana, introduction
to Aryuveda and Clinical Yoga. The course where
yoga meets ayurveda will be 108 hours in total.
Attendees will receive a certificate at the end
of the course. Please arrive one day before the
beginning of the course.
Join us for an Introduction to
Ayurveda, an ancient healing tradition that approaches
health from the physical, mental, social-emotional,
and spiritual perspectives. You will learn about
the doshas: vata, pita, kapha, and the gunas:
rajas, tamas, satva. This course gives practical
ways you can improve your health daily by understanding
the effects of what we take into the body. The
goal of ayurveda is to bring healthy characteristics
into one's life. Alaknanda Puri will teach the
Introduction to Ayurveda course.
In this course, you will learn Ayurveda
Indian Cooking (Vegetarian) based on the ancient
principles of Ayurveda. You will apply ayurveda
concepts directly to prepare food. Ayurvedic Cooking
makes people healthy. You will learn to use food
as a means of balancing oneself. By learning different
varieties of ayurvedic vegetarian cooking, you
will be able to apply ayurvedic concepts into
the food you prepare for yourself, family, and
friends. Mandakini Puri will be your chef cook
This class is an introduction to the vedic planets. Asana, pranayama & yantra painting meditation will pacify the individual influencing planet and thereby harmonize our inner and outer well being.
This course is given by Mataji. She introduces us in a highly meditative way into the subtle realms of our psychic body - the seven Chakras and three main Nadis. Awareness will be awakened to integrate and perceive a first glimpse of higher consciousness.
This special course serve to describe and explain the unexpressible phenomena of the kumbha, the sadhus and their yogic tradition, who represents Sanatan Dharma and Hinduism. Practice asanas, pranayama, visiting the kumbha mela areas, bathing in the Ganges and Darshan of Holy Saints will form the practical part of this course.
This course is a special retreat which includes silence, fasting, basic cleansing class, asanas, pranayama, karma yoga, meditation etc... Theoretical classes are based on Vedic Rituals, introduction to Ayurveda & yoga philosophy etc.
According to the sincere interest of our "pranic family" we are arranging now Retreat Tours in the inspiring region of Himalayas- Gharwal ie.Gangotri, Yamnotri, Badrinath, and Tungnath etc.
The aspirants are given a chance to continue their practice while traveling in small groups, 5 to 10 people. Tours can be arranged between May and September including spiritual practice in morning and in evening with our one of the Yog acharya (masters ).
To register : email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the ashram at 0091 1 35 248 5057 or 0091 963 400 8063.
For what will your donation serve ?
1. For registring in foreign registration ofice.
2. For your security- two guards and two serve on the gates.
3. To pay 4 gardners & the person who serves the cows to facilitate us with biological vegetables, flowers and milk and its different products.
4. Accomodations - room, internet facility, laundry etc.
5. To pay the cook who is available for serving vegetarian, hygenic and Ayurvedic meals.
6. To encourage Yoga and wellness classes.
7. Renovation of the place.
8. Serving poor saints & people.