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Swami Dharmananda

Swami Dharmananda is assistant director of the Yoga Farm for many years and is in charge of the karma yoga program.  He is a faculty of the Sivananda Institute of Health (SIHY) and is one of the main teachers of Yoga Philosophy and Meditation at the Ashram. He took sannyas vows in 2013 and is keenly interested in yoga psychology and philosophy, presenting the classical teaching in a practical and accessible way to people of all faiths and backgrounds.

Events with Swami Dharmananda

Meditation and Sermon on the Mount
December 16, 2018

Meditation and Sermon on the Mount Join us for the Christmas Holiday as we study about Meditation and Sermon on the Mount in Yoga and Vedanta philosophy. It is said that the Sermon on the Mount represents both Christ’s teachings…

Holiday Retreat: Living Peace, Living Love
December 21, 2018

Description The Christmas holiday symbolizes the highest in us – pure Devotion and Love. In the Yoga tradition the word Bhakti is this, and the practice of Bhakti is seen as both the devotional path of Yoga and also the…

New Years Retreat
December 27, 2018

Description Join us for our New Years Retreat where we will celebrate the New Year by celebrating our gurus with a puja, chant om namo narayanaya and make resolves.  During this time we will have special workshops and programs.  We…

Yoga Health Education Weekend - How Yoga can get you out of depression and mood swings?
February 22, 2019

Description “Do you have these symptoms of depression? problems sleeping, loss of weight or gain of weight, disinterest in your body hygiene and care, disinterested in hobbies or pleasures you were interested in before, problems in concentration and accountability, difficulty…

Raja Yoga Sutras
February 24, 2019

Description This is course eligible for 12 hours Continuing Education Credits with Yoga Alliance Raja Yoga is the royal Yoga path of mind control and meditation. It is a natural culmination of the Hatha Yoga practice which is considered to…

Meditation Weekend Retreat
March 8, 2019

Description This weekend Meditation retreat introduces the basic guidelines and conditions for classical yogic meditation.  There will be discussion on Why meditate? and the necessity to go to the transcendental level of existence to find true peace and happiness. Participants…

Hatha Yoga Sadhana
March 10, 2019

Description This Hatha Yoga Sadhana Course is a program to help prepare students for the full two week Sadhana Intensive course which was devised by Swami Vishnudevananda based on his own hatha yoga sadhana in the Himalayas. He said that…

Yoga Health Education Weekend: Health Professionals Yoga Retreat
March 22, 2019

Description 6-8am   Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and lecture 8-10am  Special Yoga therapeutic class – adapted to condition 10am      Brunch 11am      Karma Yoga 1-3pm   Yoga Health Workshop 3-4pm   Free Time and Nature walks 4-6pm   Special Yoga therapeutic…

Yoga Meditation for Beginners
March 31, 2019

Description This five-day Yogic Meditation course introduces the basic guidelines and conditions for classical yogic meditation.  There will be discussion on Why meditate? and the necessity to go to the transcendental level of existence to find true peace and happiness.…

Karma Yoga Week
April 28, 2019

Program Details During this Karma Yoga Week we will practice selfless service which is volunteering done without selfish expectations. We welcome karma yogis, especially for this karma yoga week. Karma Yogis work four hours a day and have a 50%…

Yoga Teachers Training Course
May 4, 2019

Description This 4 week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others. The spiritual essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practice and inspirational lessons. Among the…

Advanced Teacher Training Course (ATTC)
June 3, 2019

Description The Advanced Yoga Teachers Training Course (ATTC) allows graduates from the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC) to deepen their spiritual practice and study of Hatha yoga, Vedanta philosophy, Raja yoga, Anatomy, and Sanskrit.  Advanced Yoga Teachers Training couse…

TTC Refresher
July 25, 2019

Description These 4 days are meant to tune the teachers,  graduates and serious students of Sivananda Yoga to the spiritual path as laid out by the Gurus, for their own growth and the upliftment of their students. There will be…

Yoga Health Education Weekend - How to Prevent and Manage Diabetes using Yoga
August 16, 2019

Description This Yoga Health Education Weekend will focus on Diabetes mellitus (DM) which is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by chronic hyperglycemia due to relative insulin deficiency or resistance or both. [29.1 million people in the United States have…

Yoga Health Education Camp - Stress Relief and Relaxation Camp
August 25, 2019

Description More than 70% of doctor visits are due to diseases or health conditions caused by stress. Stress adversely affects physical, mental/emotional, and spiritual health if untreated for long periods of time. This 5-day Camp will help you to recognize the sources of stress in…

Labor Day Weekend: Yoga Music Festival
August 30, 2019

Description Come celebrate the Divine creative spirit in this weekend dedicated to music and dance. Enjoy the classical music of devotional Raga and Bharata Natyam temple dance to uplift the soul. Daily Schedule Saturday 6 – 7:30 am Satsang: Guided silent…

Hatha Yoga Intensive
September 1, 2019

Description This Hatha Yoga Intensive is a program to help prepare students for the full two week Sadhana Intensive course which was devised by Swami Vishnudevananda based on his own hatha yoga sadhana in the Himalayas. He said that six months…

Yoga Health Education Weekend - Yoga for Anxiety Reduction and Relief
September 20, 2019

Pain Management Workshops Daily Schedule 06:00 – 07:30 am Satsang: silent meditation, chanting and lecture 08:00 – 10:00 am Special Yoga therapeutic class – adapted to condition 10:00 – 10:45 am Vegetarian Brunch 11:00 – 12:00 pm Karma Yoga 01:00 –…

Karma Yoga Week
October 6, 2019

Program Details During this Karma Yoga Week we will practice selfless service which is volunteering done without selfish expectations. We welcome karma yogis, especially for this karma yoga week. Karma Yogis work four hours a day and have a 50%…

Yoga Health Education Camp - Stress Relief and Relaxation Camp
October 6, 2019

Description More than 70% of doctor visits are due to diseases or health conditions caused by stress. Stress adversely affects physical, mental/emotional, and spiritual health if untreated for long periods of time. This 5-day Camp will help you to recognize the sources of stress in…

Yoga Teachers Training Course
October 12, 2019

Description This 4 week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others. The spiritual essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practice and inspirational lessons. Among the…

800-Hour Professional Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training
October 18, 2019

It’s the event of the century!

Sadhana Intensive
November 11, 2019

Sadhana Intensive Sadhana Intensive is a two-week program devised by Swami Vishnudevananda based on his own hatha yoga sadhana in the Himalayas. He said that six months of this intensive practice gave him the energy to carry out his mission…

Yoga Health Education Camp - Accessible Yoga for All
December 8, 2019

Description Daily Schedule 06:00 – 08:00 am Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and lecture 8-10am Special Yoga therapeutic class – adapted to condition 10am Brunch 11am Karma Yoga 1-3pm Yoga Health Workshop 3-4pm Free Time and Nature walks 4-6pm Special Yoga…

Meditation and Sermon on the Mount
December 15, 2019

Meditation and Sermon on the Mount Join us for the Christmas Holiday as we study about Meditation and Sermon on the Mount in Yoga and Vedanta philosophy. It is said that the Sermon on the Mount represents both Christ’s teachings…

Holiday Retreat: Joy, Peace, and Love
December 20, 2019

Description The Christmas holiday symbolizes the highest in us – pure Devotion and Love. Join us at this sacred time for celebration and self-reflection. Daily positive thinking and spiritual diary workshops help us to take stock of the year and…

New Years Retreat
December 27, 2019

Description Join us for our New Years Retreat where we will celebrate the New Year by celebrating our gurus with a puja, chant om namo narayanaya and make resolves.  During this time we will have special workshops and programs.  We…

Yoga Teachers Training Course
April 25, 2020

Description This 4 week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others. The spiritual essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practice and inspirational lessons. Among the…

Yoga Teachers Training Course
October 10, 2020

Description This 4 week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others. The spiritual essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practice and inspirational lessons. Among the…

Advanced Teachers Training Course
June 6, 2021

Description The Advanced Yoga Teachers Training Course (ATTC) allows graduates from the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC) to deepen their spiritual practice and study of Hatha yoga, Vedanta philosophy, Raja yoga, Anatomy, and Sanskrit.  Advanced Yoga Teachers Training couse…

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