Since the dawn of time, yoga has strived to understand the mind and its functioning. In these sessions on yoga philosophy and psychology, we will describe and discuss the time tested methods to help purify emotions and bring pleasantness of mind, as they were developed by yoga science and passed down in the Himalayan Tradition by Swami Rama of the Himalayas and Swami Veda Bharati.
In an in-depth satsang with Pandit Priyadarshan (Pierre Lefebvre) spanning over 5 sessions, we will decode how to cultivate pleasant mindedness in our daily lives.
Begins: 11 October, 2020 (Sunday)
The five sessions will be organized every Sunday from 8:30-9:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time) / 11 AM North America Eastern Time for 5 consecutive weeks (same time).
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Medium: Online through Zoom
Prerequisites: All those who wish to cultivate a pleasant mind are lovingly welcome.
Request: Kindly join if you are able to commit to all the 5 sessions, as the topics are progressive and systematic.
Last Date for Registration: 10 October, 2020 (Saturday)
Pandit Priyadarshan (Pierre Lefebve): Pierre completed a master’s degree in classical guitar from the University of Montreal. He has also received training in Balinese and North Indian classical music. His passion for yoga brought Pierre to India, where he joined the Dhyana Gurukulam at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama in 2005. He has studied at SRSG, with Swami Veda Bharati and many other senior teachers of the Himalayan Yoga Tradition, for over twelve years. During his studies in India, he could deepen his knowledge and practices of the different aspects of yoga; the postures, breathing practices, relaxation, meditation, philosophy and Sanskrit. Pierre has been serving Swami Veda’s mission, AHYMSIN and Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama in several ways over the years. He was the Himalayan Yoga Tradition – Teacher Training Program (HYT-TTP) Rishikesh director from the creation of AHYMSIN in 2007 and continues to serve HYT-TTP. He is currently a member of AHYMSIN’s Executive Committee. Swami Veda granted him the title of pandit in 2014, naming him Priyadarshan. Pierre is certified as Yoga Acharya by the Fédération Francophone de Yoga and holds the ERYT-500 recognition by Yoga Alliance. In addition to Sanskrit, he speaks French, English, and Hindi.