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Our Introduction

The aim of this academy is to provide the necessary theoretical and practical support to those interested in an integrated vision of life which is all inclusive and eternal.

The Courses at the academy start with the basic asanas which help in understanding the physical body and keeping good health, gradually breathing and meditation techniques are introduced to understand the subtler aspects of prana, mind, meditation and beyond.

The Courses at the academy are primarily based on the inspiring teachings and writings of his holiness Swami Krishnananda Saraswati (Rishikesh,) with relevant references to the works of Swami Sivananda, Swami Vishnudevananda and other spiritual masters.

Guru Swami Krishnananda

Swami Krishnananda(1922-2001) is a highly respected philosophical writer, especially on metaphysics, psychology and sociology. Swamiji's books are known the world over as excellent presentations of answers to the daily questions that arise in the day-to-day confrontations of a human being. Swami Krishnananda was the General Secretary of The Divine Life Society from 1961 until 2001.

Swamiji was a direct disciple of His Holiness Swami Sivananda(1887-1963), the founder of "The Divine Life Society".
Swami Krishnanandaji" attained Mahasamadhi in 2001.

Please visit www.swami-krishnananda.org for more details.

"Space, time and gravitation divide and pull the body by isolating it from other bodies. With this division and pull of the body, consciousness also appears to be affected due to its association with the body through the mind, Prana and the nervous system. The overcoming of this distracting effect of space, time and gravitation in one’s consciousness is yoga."