In the language of the Kathopanishad, most men look outward, but some turn away from the mundane and seek a higher law and life. They turn their gaze inward and behold the self face to face. They become aware of a larger, secret life buried within. They realize that through earnest endeavour and devout invocation, this life can be uncovered and made dynamic and manifest. For undertaking this inward journey, the soul has all the provisions in its possession. But different seekers are differently blessed and each has to make the best use of his own special blessing.
India has, through the vehicle of the various religions and philosophies that have taken birth from her, has provided many paths for undertaking this inward journey. Raja Yoga, Bhakti, Tantra, Jnana Yoga, and many more paths have been lit by various masters down the ages in order to take the seeker on the journey of self-realization.
The philosophy and pragmatics of yoga as given in the Yogasutras is a complete source of becoming aware of the workings of the mind and body and a guide for the seekers of the self.
Sri Raghu Ananthanaryanan will be conducting a workshop titled “Self Reflection: An Introduction To The Yogasutras” in Pune. The workshop is open to all the seekers of the self. Join us for an introduction into an inner journey with the Yogasutras. Discover the secret to live a life full of delight.
About Raghu Ananthanarayanan
Raghu has been enquiring into three questions relentlessly in his life; how does one become the best that one can be? How do organizations and groups become the best that they can be? What does it mean to be an Indian?
This quest has led to more than a decade of intense study of Yoga with Yogacharya T Krishnamacharya and Desikachar. During this period he also had the opportunity to interact deeply with J.Krishnamurti and learn Process Work from Prof. Pulin K. Garg.
The Core of Raghu Ananthanarayanan’s approach to teaching Yoga is based on the Krishnamacharya tradition. However, he has brought in aspects of experiential learning and introspection that make it contemporary and accessible. He obtained his Postgraduate Degree in Bio-Medical Engineering from IIT Madras during this time for which he studied the application of Yoga and Pranayama in curing back pain. He has published a very well received book “Learning Through Yoga”.
Raghu Ananthanarayanan has co-founded Sumedhas Academy for Human context, The Barefoot Academy for Governance and FLAME TAO Knoware (Pvt. Ltd); He serves on the board of several companies. He is now engaged https://www.raghuananthanarayanan.com/in mentoring a young group of “sacred activists” called Ritambhara, as well as co-creating a platform of Yoga Teachers from the Krishnamachaarya Tradition called “Ananta Yoga”. He is also associated with YogaVahini, a training and healing centre that specializes in offering Yoga teacher training and therapist training programs.
You can read more about Raghu Ananthanarayanan and his work on his website.
Indic Academy is providing a grant of Rs 12,000 each to two participants to attend this event. If you are an interested candidate, please fill this form to apply for this grant.
Venue: January 26th to 28th, 2019
Date: Abhimanashree Society, Pashan, Pune
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