UK: A Study of The Raja Yoga Sutras of Patanjali with Swami Durgananda in London

| 11-16, 2010

Putney, London | Sat, Nov 20 – Sat, Nov 27, 2010

Swami Durgananda, the director of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres in Europe and senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda will be guiding  “A Study of The Raja Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Understanding the Mind – Developing Focus and Positivity” a Residential Diploma Course. The venue of the course is The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre is located in Putney, Southwest London.

Topics covered during the course:

  • The 8 steps of Rája Yoga
  • Overcoming the Kleshas (the negative habits of the mind)
  • Yamas and Niyamas (guidelines for peaceful living)
  • Understanding and sublimating lower emotions
  • From concentration to inner peace
  • Kaivalya (freedom from conditioning)

About Swami Durgananda

Swami Durgananda is Yoga Achárya for Europe and senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. She directs the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres in Europe and teaches Yoga philosophy at the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses around the world, sharing the inspiration of over 30 years of teaching experience. Her book, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, contain her commentary on this most important of Yoga scriptures.

About The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre

The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre is located in southwest London, an area bordering the south bank of the River Thames. The Centre is an oasis of peace and calm. The teaching spaces are quiet with large skylights bringing in an abundance of natural light. The new Sivananda Peace Garden has created a real getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Putney boasts an abundance of lush green spaces and has the feel of a quaint English village. The magnificent commons are just minutes away and are a perfect retreat from the stress of the city. At 5 minutes from the River Thames, one has access to nature walks and bike trails, the Wetland Bird Sanctuary and the famous Richmond Park.

Diploma Course

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a diploma from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres. The Sivananda Yoga Centre is affiliated with the Open International University via the International Institute for Integral Human Sciences in Montreal, Canada. One can earn university credit for Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees from participation in the diploma courses. For further information on these university credits, please contact: International Institute of Integral Human Sciences 1974 de Maisoneuve West, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1K5, Canada Telephone: +1 514 937 8359 –

Translation: Lectures will be translated in Spanish, French and German

Date: Saturday, Nov 20 – Saturday, Nov 27, 2010
Hours: Arrival: Saturday, November 20 at 10am   –  Departure: Saturday, November 27 at 11am
Location: Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, 45-51 Felsham Road, SW15 1AZ – Putney, London

More information:
Email: London@sivananda.netT: 020 8780 0160 – 020 8780 0128 (Fax) – Web:

See also other events by: Sivananda Yoga Europe


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