Indian Spiritual Philosophy
A 2-Day Course for Yoga Enthusiasts to Find Peace, Understanding, and Greater Happiness
with Sujantra McKeever
Saturday, January 20 and Sunday, January 21, 2024
9:30 AM - 4:15 PM on both days
East Room, Normal Heights
Qualifies for 12.5 CEUs with Yoga Alliance and 1 Extension Credit with USD
Do you want to live a joyful, fulfilling, and purposeful life?
Do you want to understand the big questions in life?
Do you want to get the most out of your yoga practice?
Whether you're a seasoned yogi or just starting your journey, you will gain insights into the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit and learn to apply these principles in your daily life and decision-making.
We will explore topics such as your purpose in life, destiny and free will, karma, dharma, death and reincarnation, the soul, mantras, meditation, enlightenment, the three types of yoga, tantra, and more. Understanding the philosophy underlying yoga will quicken your experience of deep peace and stillness.
$260 by Friday, October 20, 2023
$290 by Friday, December 22, 2023
$325 by by Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Explore the Deep Questions in Life
Embark on a journey delving into the profound teachings that have enriched the lives of countless men and women for centuries. In the training, we will use discussion, journaling, mantras, visualizations, and meditation to apply the philosophy to our lives.
We will read English translations from ancient texts, including the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, Vivekachudami, and the Ramayana. We will apply this wisdom to our modern lives. In exploring philosophy, Sujantra shares his experience and knowledge of modern interpretations by Sri Aurobindo, Sri Chinmoy, Anandamayi, Vivekananda, and Ramana Maharshi.
We will delve into the foundations of the yogic lifestyle and ethics, emphasizing mindfulness and compassion, both on and off the mat. Understand the principles for maintaining a balanced and harmonious life. Discover how yoga philosophy offers a path to self-realization and the potential for transcending the limitations of the ego to achieve personal growth and spiritual enlightenment.
Enroll now and embark on a voyage into the wisdom and teachings that lead to a greater understanding of life's most profound questions. Your path to enlightenment awaits. No experience with yoga is required. Don't miss out on this enlightening experience!
This program is an excellent way for yoga teachers to learn how to share the quintessence of Indian spiritual philosophy with their students.
About the Facilitator
Sujantra McKeever has practiced yoga and meditation for over 40 years and spent 37 years as a monk studying meditation and philosophy with Sri Chinmoy, a Guru from India. In 2004, he founded Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga in San Diego. He has lectured and taught meditation in 25 countries to over 30,000 people. He has sold over 10,000 copies of his books on meditation and Indian philosophy.
Flow of the Day
Each day, we will meet from 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early to settle in. Every hour, we will take a ten-minute refresh/bathroom break. There will be a ½ hour break for lunch.
What to Bring
- a journal and pen/pencil
- Lunch and snacks, (we have hot and cold filtered water)
You Will Receive
- A Pilgrimage of the Heart Certificate upon completion
- 12.5 CEUs for Yoga Alliance and USD (for yoga teachers)