Anger harms our wellbeing, relationships, and happiness. After all, who has not regretted words spoken in anger? Would you like to develop your inner resource to calm anger or to let it go? To face irritations and problems with tranquility from within? Then this program is for you.
A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan will guide you in deep yogic insights and accessible practices. You will discover the why and how of anger and of growing inner peace, forgiveness, and benevolence.
Learn wisdom from the Yoga Sutra, Samkhya, Bhagavad Gita, stories from ancient texts, life experiences, and practices with feeling and visualization (bhavana), mantra, pranayama, ritual, reflections and more.
- How anger is connected with desire and fear.
- Defining and describing anger from the yoga perspective.
- Patience and tolerance as the foundation of non-anger.
- Stories and reflection on the qualities of tolerance and patience.
- Practicing bhavana and pranayama to calm anger and grow tolerance and patience.
- Suffering (duhkha) as a cause for anger.
- 3 types of duhkha.
- Suffering in the body and in the mind.
- Yoga as the basis for freedom from suffering.
- How to avoid self-reinforcing anger and suffering.
- Practices: Building non-harmfulness in our words and speech. Calming anger with mantra. Clearing the seeds of anger with mantra.
- Stages of how anger develops.
- Why is it difficult to free ourselves of anger?
- Understanding how freedom anger is freedom from suffering.
- Stories and reflections on letting go of anger and cultivating forgiveness and goodwill.
- Practicing cultivating inner goodwill and friendliness in ourselves toward all.
- How anger can become a habit.
- Understanding the nature of karma and the binding of anger.
- Laying the foundation for long-term transformation away from anger.
- Deepening the key practices.
Interactive session for Q&A, clarifications, and assorted related topics and practices.
Dates and Time (Indian Standard Time)
Session 1: Saturday, 10 July 2021, 6:30-7:45 PM
Session 2: Sunday, 11 July 2021, 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
Session 3: Saturday, 17 July 2021, 6:30-7:45 PM
Session 4: Sunday, 18 July 2021, 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
Session 5: Saturday, 24 July 2021, 6:30-7:45 PM
Indian Standard Time: 6:30 PM = Los Angeles: 06:00 AM | New York: 09:00 AM | London: 02:00 PM | Amsterdam: 03:00 PM | Singapore: 9:00 PM | Perth: 9:00 PM
Indian Standard Time: 11:00 AM = London: 06:30 AM | Amsterdam: 07:30 AM | Singapore: 1:30 PM | Perth 1:30 PM | Sydney: 3:30 PM | Auckland: 5:30 PM
Recordings will be made available soon after the live sessions for you to re-watch or in case you are unable to attend the live sessions.
A. G. Mohan is one of the foremost yoga masters in this era. He began his yoga journey in 1971, spending nearly two decades as a personal student of the legendary yogi Sri Krishnamacharya. Then he immersed himself in further wide-ranging studies of ayurveda, samkhya, tantra, ancient India dramatics, jyotisha, and more over decades. He is the author of several books on yoga, including Yoga for Body, Breath, and Mind, Yoga Therapy, and Krishnamacharya: His Life and Teachings.
Indra Mohan has been studying, practicing and teaching yoga along with her husband A.G. Mohan. She is one of few people to receive a post-graduate diploma in yoga from Sri Krishnamacharya. She is known not only for her knowledge but also for her wisdom and calm presence.
Dr. Ganesh Mohan, son of A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan, was trained from childhood in yoga and other related traditional studies. He is a doctor, having trained in both modern medicine and Ayurveda. He is the co-author of Yoga Therapy, Krishnamacharya, and Yoga Reminder. He directs the Svastha Yoga Therapy and Teacher Training programs as well as other trainings internationally.
Nitya Mohan, daughter of A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan, was trained in yoga from a young age. She also holds a degree in music and is an exponent of Vedic chanting, having conducted numerous seminars and given concerts internationally. A skilled and experienced teacher, she has been running the Svastha training programs in Singapore for two decades.
When can I access the materials in the course?
This is a live course spread over 5 sessions. Please review the dates and times to schedule your attendance. Recordings will be uploaded to the course after the live sessions.
How can I join the live sessions?
Zoom meeting links to each live session will be available inside the course and sent to you by email on the day before each session. Further instructions are detailed in the introductory lesson, and you can email us for help or information.
I missed the live session, what do I do?
The recordings of the live sessions will be uploaded to the course and you can watch the replays at your convenience
How long can I access the course?
You have access to the course for one year from the date of your enrollment.
How physically challenging are the practices in the course?
You can do the practices in this course while seated on a chair. All levels are welcome.
Is the course mainly lecture or practice?
The course contains both. The vision of Svastha and the Mohans is that one should always develop understanding along with practices. That is the way to empower yourself for lifelong wellbeing. That was also the traditional way of teaching and learning. So this course explains the theory behind pranayama and the breathing techniques taught here. It also gives you guided practices so you can experience these pranayamas yourself.
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