Long Water Cleansing

It is that time of the year again, where we need to look into the long water purification. Please note, that the students who have not done the short water cleansing are not eligible to participate. Please book in advance, as we only allow 6 students in this yoga class. This is an opportunity for changes to be made in your life, especially after the holiday festivities (over indulgence ect..) and leading into a new year, 2018!!! – The next water cleansing takes place on Saturday …….2018(To be advised) At 08h30 for 09h00, due to finish 12h00. Please bring the following...

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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). After her master passed away she visited Bihar /Satyananda Ashram in Munger, India in 1996. In 1999 Kamala studied for 5 months in India and was initiated by Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati, president and founder of the Bihar...

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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 A photo taken at an Indian festival attended by Kamala and Lorenzo (her son) in 2012   3. What style of yoga do you teach? Satyananda/Bihar Yoga Tradition 4. Where do you teach? My School— The South African School of Yoga 42 Morsim Road, Hyde Park, Johannesburg, South Africa 5. How long have...

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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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