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Swami Sitaramananda is a senior acharya of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and is director of the Sivananda Yoga Farm, California and the Sivananda Yoga Resort and Training Center, Vietnam. She is acharya of China, Taiwan, and Japan as well. Swamiji is the organizer and teacher of the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training program, an 800 hours program on yoga therapy, accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Swami Sitaramananda is the author of Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy (translated in Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese) Positive Thinking Manual, Karma Yoga Manual, Meditation Manual, 108 Yoga Health Tips,Swamiji Said, a collection of teachings by Swami Vishnudevananda in His Own Words, as well as two poem books. She is responsible for the Vietnamese translation of The Completed Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda. Some of her audio lectures on Yoga Life, articles, and webinar presentations can be found on the website.
Swamiji is an ardent supporter of the integration of the Vedic sciences such as vastu, jyotish, ayurveda, yoga and vedanta.
Upcoming Online Satsang Webinars
COST – Free or by donation | Pre-registration Required | Participant limit is 500
Peace Of Mind Is Happiness, Yoga Shows The Way
DATE/TIME – Sunday, Apr. 5 @ 6:00 – 8:00 pm PDT
Stress Relief Counseling – from Darkness To Light
DATE/TIME – Wednesday, Apr. 8 @ 6:00 – 8:00 pm PDT
Renewal and choices in time of transition – How to turn adversity into opportunity
** LINK * https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_f-kw2OSKQOGCQOdaBMBp7w
Requires pre-registration – Will be live-streaming to FB & YouTube
Past Video Webinars & Satsangs
Prana, Emotions, and Immunity
DATE/TIME – Sunday, Mar. 22nd @ 6:00 – 8:00 pm PDT
The topic of this online Satsang will be on Prana, Emotions, and Immunity. Swamiji will discuss how to increase our energy levels so we feel stronger, control our emotions so we can keep the mind calm and centered, and build up our natural defenses so that our body will be healthy.
Yoga of Relationships
DATE/TIME – Wednesday, Mar. 25th @ 6:00 – 8:00 pm PDT
Yoga of Relationships teaches us to understand that we are in this constant and complex network of relationship and teaches us to learn from the emotional patterns that we usually follow within relationship. It is through our network of relationship that we learn and grow.
Practice of Self Enquiry – a meditation method to make you stronger in time of Covid 19
DATE/TIME – Sunday, Mar. 29 @ 6:00 – 8:00 pm PDT
Go to the root cause of our illusions stemming from our false identifications and long term belief , in order to feel stronger in face of adversity and danger. The answer lies within.
Meditation Guidance – How to Meditate and Not Give Up
DATE/TIME – Wednesday, Apr. 1 @ 6:00 – 8:00 pm PDT
Understand realistically, what meditation is. It is a process of overhauling or purification of our thoughts and behaviors over time. It is not just a technique taken out of context of our life. Learn the basic techniques of meditation, the yogic way.
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According to the observation of Heartmath of Doc Childre and Deborah Rozman, Phd. in the book: “Transforming Stress” our technological world “speeds up our sense of time and results in mental overload, emotional reactivity and overproduction of stress hormones. This creates a deficit of coherence, harmony and fulfillment, because there is not enough heart brought in to balance the mind. “
Stress is a subjective feeling, when you feel that your survival is being threatened. You cannot avoid stress. Yoga teaches us how to increase prana so we can respond to stress properly, in a better manner. Stress Resilience Stress resilience is our capacity to be...
It is very easy to overcome depression. It is not at all as difficult as one imagines. Mind has the mysterious power of magnifying a problem and making it appear formidable. Do not listen to the promptings of the mind. Reject them ruthlessly and throw them out. Here...
Grass Valley, California, USA Swami Vishnu-devananda (1927-1993) was an accomplished yogi from India sent by his guru (Swami Sivananda — a modern day Himalayan saint and author of over 300 books) to North America in 1957 to spread the methods and teachings of Yoga....
Yoga offers us valuable guidance on our journey towards peace of mind. The formula is simple and can be described as a way of working with the three gunas or qualities of nature: 1) break through the tamas; 2) calm down the rajas; and 3) nourish the sattva.
Swami Vishnudevananda tells the story of a man who is seated under a tree in a desert. The tree gives him shade and a little cool breeze. All around he is surrounded by white sand.
As the sun starts to rise on the horizon, he starts to get thirsty and becomes more and more dehydrated. Still he sits in the shade of the tree.
Soon, his desire for water becomes important to his very existence. He sees a beautiful, shimmering lake in the distance. Waves. Ripples. What is that?
Yoga is not escaping life, but facing life’s difficulties with detachment and fortitude.
I want to share with you a true story of karmic disease and karmic healing. Disease can be karmic, i.e., not sure of the cause, but meant to happen for self-transformation and growth.
We have been instructed to first put the oxygen mask on ourselves in case of emergency on a flight, then put it on others who can not do it themselves.
In the same manner, you need to uplift yourself and help yourself first before helping others.
In this podcast on Yogic Guidelines to Alleviate Suffering, Swamiji tells us that the causes of suffering are mental, emotional, and karmic.