Light on Hatha Yoga December 2022
A Textual Study of Haṭha Pradīpikā
A textual study of Upadeśa (Chapter) 1 and 2 of Svātmārāmas Haṭha Pradīpikā, a 15th Century Yoga Text on Haṭha Yoga. Join Harsh, a scholar and practitioner of yoga from Kaivalyadhama, for this opportunity to study the Sanskrit text and explore Haṭha Yogas most celebrated scripture.
Module 1 – Chapter 1:
Nov 12 – Dec 17, 2022
6 classes/ 120 minutes each + Q&A
Saturdays 7:00 PM IST / 9:30 AM EST / 3:30 PM CET
Orientation on Nov 7, 2022 (Time TBA)
Classes: Nov 12, 19, 26 & Dec 3, 10, 17, 2022
About the text: The Haṭha Pradīpikā is one of the classical and most famous Haṭha texts that sheds light on the practice and discipline of the Haṭha tradition. The author Yogin Svātmārāma Sūri describes Caturaṅga Yoga (Yoga of 4 Limbs) viz. Āsana, Kumbhaka, Mudrā & Nādānusandhāna as well as teachings on Ṣatkriyas (six purificatory processes), an appropriate diet, lifestyle recommendations, and other practical guidelines for yoga sādhakas.