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Workshop Yogische Philosophie & Psychologie (englisch), 18. Oktober 2014

Sinnergie Yoga Workshop
Wann: Sa 18.10.14, 10-16 Uhr, Wo: Sinnergie, Schulzestr. 1, 13187 Berlin

This workshop initiates the participants to the theory and application of the psychological dimensions of Yoga as described in texts like Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita and Yoga Sutras which are further elaborated by the various streams of yoga viz. Jnana (Knowledge), Karma (Works), Bhakti (Devotion) and Raja (Psychic control) Yoga. Conducted in an interactive manner, it presents basic concepts and theories related Consciousness, nature of Self, identity, various streams of Yoga and emphasises on an experiential understanding of these through Mantras and effective tools of Yoga Psychology.

Eligibility for Participants: Yoga teachers, Psychologists, Counsellors, Teachers, Students, Professionals, Corporate Trainers, and anyone interested in applying Yogic knowledge for self-development.

Modus operandi: The sessions will have lecture and practical/experiential sessions involving answering questions, group discussions, meditation, etc.

After attending the workshop the participants will be equipped to
– apply these concepts on a day-to-day basis to guide them through challenges of life
– understand and deal more effectively with conflicts
– meet difficult circumstances and make effective choices
– have increased clarity on the workings of their own psychological processes
– understand some of the salient characteristics of Yoga Psychology vis a vis mainstream psychology

Booking:, Phone 0177 793 23 73
Location: Sinnergie e.V., Schulzestraße 1 I 13187 Berlin (S-Bhf. Wollankstraße, Pankow)
Fee: 70,-/50,- EUR p.P.


Dr. Vinayachandra B.K., Centre In-charge at the Centre for Indian Psychology, Jain University, Bangalore, did his Ph.D on the ‘Psychological Insights in Rigveda’ from Pondicherry University. He has an MA in Sanskrit, English, Yogic Science and Applied Psychology and has taught the Yoga Sutras to MSc. students at the S-VYASA Yoga University, Bangalore. A resource person for the European Union of Yoga in Zinal, Switzerland, and at the School of Philosophy and Economic Science, Ireland & UK, he has also toured Europe for classes and lectures on Sanskrit, Indian philosophy and culture. Recently, he worked on a WHO Project for the Standardisation of Yogic Terminologies. Together with Dr. Anuradha Choudry he has edited a book titled ‘Perspectives on Indian Psychology’ published by Jain University Press.

Dr. Anuradha Choudry, did her Ph.D in Vedic Psychology from Pondicherry University and was awarded the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship of the EU for an M.Litt in Crossways in European Humanities. She is presently a Research Associate at the Centre for Indian Psychology, Jain University, and has organized conferences and workshops to deliberate on an alternative paradigm for psychology based on the Indic worldview. She is also a resource person for the European Union of Yoga in Zinal, Switzerland,
Auroville International, Netherlands & for the School of Philosophy in UK, Ireland and Australia. She has further conducted various workshops on Spoken Sanskrit and on the transformative power of mantras for various yoga related groups across the globe. Together with Dr. Vinayachandra, she has co-edited a book titled ‘Perspectives on Indian Psychology’.


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