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We thought the links below would enrich your understanding of Yoga. The description of each link is taken directly from the related web site. We hope you enjoy and delight in your explorations!!

  • American Viniyoga Institute - American Viniyoga Institute began sharing the teachings of yoga and yoga therapy as Maui Yoga Therapy in 1983. It has since then grown into an international community of yoga professional educated by Gary Kraftsow in the spirit of Viniyoga, and inspired by the teachings of T.K.V. Desikachar and T. Krishnamacharya.
  • Arsha Vidya Gurukulam - Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is an institute for the traditional study of Advaita Vedanta, Sanskrit, Yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, and other classical Indian disciplines. Established in 1986 by Swami Dayananda Saraswati, the Gurukulam is patterned after the ancient gurukulams of India. The Gurukulam offers Indians and Westerners alike an opportunity to study the profound spiritual knowledge of the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahmasutras, and other classical Vedic texts in English in the USA. Located on 14 acres in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Arunachala Ashrama - Dedicated to the Practice of the teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi, Arunachala Ashrama was founded by his devotee, Sri Arunachala Bhakta Bhagawat, in New York City on December 7, 1966. The Ashrama is maintained by a team of dedicated volunteers.
  • Chinmaya Mission - The purpose of Chinmaya Mission is to provide individuals, of any background, the wisdom of Vedanta and practical means for spiritual growth and happiness.
  • Edwin Bryant - Edwin Bryant received his Ph.D in Indic languages and Cultures from Columbia University. He taught Hinduism at Harvard University for three years, and is presently the professor of Hinduism at Rutgers University. Edwin currently teaches workshops on the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, and Hindu Philosophy at yoga studios and teacher training courses throughout the country. His forthcoming translation of and commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (North Point Press, a division of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007) is specifically dedicated to contributing to the growing body of literature on yoga by providing insights from the major pre-modern commentaries on the text with a view to grounding the teachings in their traditional context.
  • Hinduism Today - News magazine articulating Indian spirituality for readers around the world. It was founded January 5, 1979, by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami.
  • International Association of Yoga Therapists - International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) supports research and education in Yoga and serves Yoga practitioners, Yoga teachers, Yoga therapists, health care professionals and researchers worldwide. Our mission is to establish Yoga as a recognized and respected therapy in the Western world. IAYT also serves members, the media, and the general public as a comprehensive source of information about contemporary Yoga education, research, and statistics.
  • KYM - Founded in 1976 by TKV Desikachar, son and student of legendary yogi T Krishnamacharya. KYM has played a significant role in popularizing yoga as a holistic system of healing that integrates mind, body and breath. At KYM, the primary focus is on adapting yoga to suit the needs of each individual, so that anyone who wants to can practice yoga and experience its multiple benefits.
  • Motilal Banarsidass - The Leading Indian Publishers on Sanskrit and Indology since 1903, Motilal Banarsidass have an impressive list of scholarly publications on a wide range of disciplines. We have served the academic community through our serials and monographs on Asian religion, philosophy, history, culture, arts, architecture, archaeology, language, literature, linguistics, musicology, mysticism, yoga, tantra, occult, medicine, astronomy, astrology and other related subjects.
  • NAMARUPA - NAMARUPA, Categories of Indian Thought, is a new journal that conveys the vast scope of sacred philosophical thought that has emanated from the land and people of India over many millennia. NAMARUPA takes its name from a well known mantra in the Brihadaranyaka Upanisad "At that time the world here was not unfolded; it [then] unfolded itself into names {NAMA} and forms {RUPA}." 1:4:7
  • NOK Foundation - NOK Foundation, Inc. was created in order to cultivate and promote the study of Eastern religions, philosophies and Yoga.
  • South Asia Books - South Asia Books has evolved from a supplier of rare volumes from India and Pakistan to the major supplier for India related monographs for bookstores, wholesalers, libraries, and individuals. It all started in the midst of a riot in Lahore in 1969. While waiting out the curfew, Prof. N.G.Barrier took refuge in a book store. While there, he read through many titles and decided to export books to the U.S. Since then, the firm has grown to its present facility- a 6,000 square foot warehouse with towering shelving systems, a suite of business offices, and a large shipping and receiving area. Several full-time employees deal with customers via phone, e-mail, and fax, and we pride ourselves in being able to ship books readily in stock within 24 hours.
  • Vedanta Society of New York - The Vedanta Society of New York is the first Vedanta Center in the West founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1894. Vivekananda was the first teacher of Vedanta to come to the West, who drew wide acclaim by his historic addresses at the Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893. After the conclusion of the Parliament, a group of American students interested to learn more about Vedanta gathered about the Swami, and the first Vedanta Center in the West started in New York City.
  • Yoga Alliance - Our mission is to lead the yoga community, set standards, foster integrity, provide resources, and uphold the teachings of yoga. Yoga Alliance registers both individual yoga teachers and yoga teacher training programs (schools) who have complied with minimum educational standards established by the organization.
  • Yoga Journal - For more than 25 years, one magazine has reported on the expansion and revolution of the yoga movement. Yoga Journal has been there, serving yoga teachers and the ever-growing yoga community. Like the community, we've evolved over the years, and now are proud to present interactive, in-depth, yoga community website.



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