Acharya Swami Kamalavidya Saraswati CV

Satyananda Yoga Tradition Swami Kamalavidya Saraswati’s CV   Swami Kamalavidya started her journey into the science of yoga in 1974 at the age of 26. She was initiated as a yoga teacher and acharya (spiritual teacher) under the guidance of her master Swami Kavi Yogeshwarananda. She practiced and taught 22 years of disciplinary Kriya Yoga sadhana (advanced practices). Subsequent to that Swami Kamalavidya has travelled extensively. She travelled to Peru (South America) & travelled through Tibet. After her master passed away, she visited Bihar /Satyananda Ashram in Munger, India in 1996....

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My Invitation to India from the Divine

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Yoga Awakening Interview: Swami Kamalavidya (2012)

YAA Interview: Swami Kamalavidya   March 14, 2012 Tags: hyde park, joburg, Satyananda Yoga, swami kamalavidya by   http://yoganewsletters.wordpress.com/2012/03/14/yaa-interview-swami-kamalavidya/ yoganewsletters   1. Name:Swami Kamalavidya Saraswati, ( Elvira Banchetti) 2. Date Of Birth:8 January 3. What style of yoga do you teach? Satyananda/Bihar Yoga Tradition 4. Where do you teach?My School— The South African School of Yoga42 Morsim Road,Hyde Park,Johannesburg,South Africa 5. How long have you been practicing yoga?34 Years 6. How long have you been teaching yoga?24 Years 7. Who...

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Commemorating the Mahasamadhi of Sri Swami Satyananda at the South African School of Yoga

The Maha Samadhi of Sri Swamiji At midnight on the 5th December 2009, Sri Swami Satyananda Saraswati attained the highest state of Maha Samadhi. This is no coincidence, but an indication of auspiciousness. On the 6th December he was given Bhu Samadhi (he was placed into the earth in a seated lotus position) at Rikhiapeeth.  The day and the event of Maha Samadhi was chosen by Sri Swamiji himself and the 5th and 6th days of each month will abound with blessings, spiritual energy and radiance. These days are considered sacred and special pooja’s (offerings) and worship are conducted every...

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Circumambulating Bihar/ Satyananda Yoga Tradition, Bihar India- Published article

Circumambulating Bihar/ Satyananda Yoga Tradition, Bihar India In your body is Mt. Meru, encircled by the seven continents (chakras)…”He alone who knows this is held to be a true yogi”, the Shiva Samhita says. Certain other passages in Indian texts support the concept of Meru as a spiritual rather than a geographical centre (Mt. Kailash). The Maha Bharata describes Meru as a kingdom, of the mind; a heap of effulgence…. “immeasurable and unapproachable by men of manifold sins.” The central subtle channel of psychic energy running up the spinal column (which itself is known as Meru danda)....

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