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Class 6: Inquiry & Cultivation

Inquiry: Mantra, Ritual, & Magic in Tantra 1. “Tantra” in Western yoga is often invoked when someone wants to contrast…

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Class 5: Inquiry & Cultivation

Inquiry: Deities & Hindu Mythology in the Purāṇas 1a. For non-South Asian students, or anyone not raised within a South…

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Class 4: Inquiry & Cultivation

Inquiry: Karma & Devotion 1. The teaching on karma (action) in the Gītā is one of the most challenging in…

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Class 3: Inquiry & Cultivation

Inquiry: Patañjali’s Yoga  1. Patañjali’s core practice is a kind of meditation based in deep relaxation and effortless stillness. Many modern…

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Class 2: Inquiry & Cultivation

Inquiry: The Buddha & his Community 1. Gotama turned toward yogic practice after encountering the Four Heavenly Messengers (aging, sickness,…

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Class 1: Inquiry & Cultivation

Each class will end with a set of inquiry questions for reflection and writing, and one or more guided meditations….