Yoga Guide to Living - Part 1. (7 hrs)

Enjoy every moment.

Have you ever faced obstacles, difficulties and suffering that seem to be relentlessly challenging all the time?

Learn to apply the wisdom of living from the Yoga Sutras by a Yoga Acharya, a teacher who leads by example. Our mentor, Yogacharya Dharmajyoti, Dr Vishwas Mandlik will explain the rich meaning and depth of Yoga Sutras, Patanjali and how to apply it in your daily lives. The aim is to live a happy and meaningful life through self practice. 

It is open to everyone who wishes to experience the timeless wisdom that speaks of the human mind and heart.

       

 

Four chapters of yoga sutras:

  • Samadhi Pada - 51 Sutras.
     - First chapter of SAMADHI PADA starts with first sutra - 
    Atha Yoga anushasanam ( I – 1 ). Atha means Now. Anushasanam means discipline. Meaning is “Now is the discipline of yoga”.

    - Second sutra is definition of Yoga.
    Yogaha chitta vritti nirodhah ( I – 2 ). Chitta means mind, Vritti means modifications of mind.  Nirodhah means to control. Meaning is "Yoga is to control the modifications of mind or functioning of the mind."

    - Third Sutra is about ultimate achievement of Yoga.
    Tada drashtuh swarupe awasthanam( I – 3 ). Tada means - after that. Drashtuh means – the seer. Swarupe means – state of self or soul. Awasthanam means - resides. After that (control of functioning of mind) the seer establishes himself in to true state of being.

    - Five types of vritties (types of modifications of mind) and seven paths to achieve the goal of control of mind. 

    - Different types of Samadhi (ultimate state of achievement in yoga).
     
  • Sadhana Pada - 55 Sutras

    - In the second chapter, Patanjali explains the tools and techniques to achieve the ultimate goal of Yoga. All eight parts of Ashtanga yoga are explained by Patanjali in this chapter. Yama – Social Discipline, Niyama – Self Discipline, Asana – Yoga poses, Pranayama – Breath control, Pratyahara – sense withdrawal, Dharana – concentration, Dhyana – meditation and Samadhi – self-realization are 8 steps to yoga. But in this chapter the focus is on first 5 steps.
     
  • Vibhuti Pada - 56 Sutras.
    - 3 steps of Dharana – concentration, Dhyana – meditation and Samadhi – self-realization are discussed in details by Patanjali. All three together is called Samyam. Samyam on different objects leads to different achievements which are called Siddhies (perfections).
     
  • Kaivalya Pada - 34 Sutras.
    Janmaushadhimantratapaha samadhijah sidhayaha (IV – 1 )
    Ways to achieve ultimate state of Samadhi.
    - By birth.
    - Mantra chanting.
    - Practicing Tapa (Austerity).
    - Practice of Yoga.
  • Appreciate every moment and apply the true value of yoga in our daily lives.
  • Tap into your inner strength to unleash your true potential.
  • Realign your attitude, balance of thoughts and actions.
  • Experience the reduction in obstacles that deter you from reaching your goal.
  • Handle almost any situation with greater ease and clarity. 
  • Experience less stress, anxiety and sleep better.
  • Our mentor and founder of Yogapoint India (Yoga Vidya Gurukul),  Yogacharya Dr Vishwas Mandlik was awarded by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India,  the ‘Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development for Yoga’ in 2018. 
  • Yogacharya Dr Vishwas Mandlik is the authoritative figure in the teachings of Yoga Sutras.
  • He was awarded the title of Yogacharya, meaning he is the Best Yoga Teacher or Guru of Yoga by Niranjanananda Saraswati, Chancellor of Bihar Yoga Bharati. 
  • Yoga Vidya Gurukul is affiliated to YCMOU, a Government of India University, to run courses.
  • Recognized as a Yoga and Yoga Therapy research organization by University of Pune, a government university.
  • Yogapoint Singapore has signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation with Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India in 2018.
  • Yogapoint Singapore is located at Downtown and is easily accessible via a network of trains and buses.
  • Time to attend 7 hours on a weekend holiday.
  • Fee only $70, an introductory offer.

       

  • Schedule:
    - Saturday, Sunday (Vesak Day) 18th and 19th May 2019.
    - 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
    - Lunchtime - 12:30 - 2pm
  • Google Map: Yogapoint Singapore
  • Address:
  • - Yogapoint
  • 3rd floor, 31B Kreta Ayer Rd, Singapore 088998.
  • Exact location:
  • - Behind bus stop and in front of Kreta Ayer Community Center
  • Transport:
  • - MRT 5 mins walk from Outram MRT station (Exit H Dorset Hotel) or 6 mins walk from Chinatown MRT
  • - Buses 80, 145 stops right in front of our studio.  
  • - Car park is available at Kreta Ayer Community Center.