The Bhagavad Gita 2, 6 Week Series with Rama Jyoti Vernon
Delve into the Bhagavad Gita or “Song of God” to discover how it relates to our lives today. Part two of this class series begins with a summary of part one. Six Fridays: Sept 4–Oct 9 4:00–5:30pm; recording access included.
Time & Location
Sep 11, 2020, 4:00 PM MDT – Oct 09, 2020, 5:30 PM MDT
Live Online Workshop
About The Event
Please note: recording link will be sent to all registrants and available until 5 days after the end of the series, so if you have to miss a class you can make it up before the next one! Part two of the Bhagavad Gita class series covers chapters 4 through 8.
Bhagavad Gita, “the Song of God” and how it relates to our lives today
There is so much turbulence in our world of today. Everyday our news and social media reveals daily shocking events happening in our country and in our world. This class series will focus on an ancient eastern scripture known as the Bhagavad Gita that means “the Song of God.” This Song of God is a step–by-step guideline for staying calm, centered and peaceful even in the midst of chaos on the battlefield of life. The workshop will directly relate this ancient scripture to each of our lives through the symbolic relationship between the great warrior Arjuna representing the individual soul and his mentor Krishna, symbolic of the Universal soul. How many times have we longed for that dialogue with our creator, seeking a universal perspective greater than our own? How many times has our soul cried out for advice and direction during difficult times?
The Gita is an uplifting and highly inspiring teaching that gives courage, understanding and advice in traversing our spiritual paths when conditions of our society are erupting all around. The guidelines that Krishna sets forth in a time of turbulence, is profound in this ancient text that is timeless scripture that gives courage, understanding and hope in traversing our spiritual path when conditions of our society are erupting all around.
This class series will reflect on what is our part in this world play, and how each of us can make a difference by changing our internal process. It is believed that when we make these positive changes within ourselves, we can influence the atmosphere around us. The Gita gives verse-by-verse guidance for inner change that impacts outer change and how when we make positive shifts internally we can influence our communities, our nation, and lastly, our world.
Recording will be available to all registrants for 5 days after each class, so if you have to miss a class you can make it up before the next one!
Rama J. Vernon, is the founder of the California Yoga Association, the co-founder of the Yoga Journal and founder of the Iyengar Association has trained Yoga teachers in America since l968. She has put on Yoga Conferences in the former Soviet Union, Costa Rica and Israel. In l984 she founded the Center for International Dialogue to expand Yoga into countries throughout the world such as Afghanistan, Kosovo, the Middle East and other areas of conflicts. She was educated at the California Institute for Asian (Integral) studies where for eight year she studied Eastern Philosophy, East-West Psychology, Sanskrit and Buddhist Meditation. One of the first Yoga teachers in America, Rama has trained thousands of teachers and for decades has brought Yoga into the world as a vehicle for finding inner peace even in the midst of conflict and war. Her motto is “If we can’t have peace around us, we can always find it within us.” www.rama.yoga
6 Fridays, September 3–October 9, 2020
Continuing Education: This 6 week series counts for 9 hours of Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics for Yoga Alliance and 9 hours of Yoga Teaching & Philosophy for IAYT.
This workshop will take place on Zoom. Register at least 30 minutes beforehand. You will receive the Zoom link in a confirmation email at the end of the registration process and again in a reminder email one day before the workshop. If you do not receive an email (and it do not find it in your spam folder), please email email@example.com.
Please join the Zoom meeting 10–15 minutes before the workshop begins.
While you do not need a Zoom plan to participate, you can set up a free Basic Zoom Plan to practice using Zoom.
Regular Price $115.00 (plus tax)
Equity/Scholarship price $65.00 (plus tax)
Supporting Angel $149.00 (plus tax)
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