Based on one of the many books written by Swami Sivananda, How to Cultivate Virtues and Eradicate Vices, the teachings of this program focus on ways to strengthen character and achieve the best results for yourself in this life. Swami Sivananda emphasized that spirituality and morality go hand-in-hand and that spiritual aspirants must develop their own characters to truly advance on the spiritual path.
Some of the many virtues Swami Sivananda encourages aspirants to cultivate are ahimsa (nonviolence), adaptability, cheerfulness, compassion, friendship, generosity, and moderation. Vices include anger, anxiety, fault-finding, fear, and pessimism. Not only will you learn about the causes of common vices, but you will also learn practical yogic techniques to cultivate all your desired virtues.
Offered as 3 satsangs and 2 workshops (subject to change)
Swami Shambhudevananda is the director of the Sivananda Yoga center in Tel Aviv and a practitioner of yoga and meditation for more than 20 years. A member of the Sivananda organization since 1995, Swami Shambhudevananda regularly teaches Hatha Yoga and Raja Yoga philosophy for the Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Courses and advanced courses. He is a much-loved, knowledgeable, and inspiring teacher.
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