With a deep and practical approach, Uma Krishnamurthy will introduce the basic concepts of yoga psychology, drawing from the work of Patanjali and other sources of ancient yogic wisdom. She will present and discuss her own work on the psychology of transformation, in particular, methods of transforming negative emotions into positive ones. Together, we will take up the subject of planetary evolution in terms of Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy and discuss how to develop the four supreme positive emotions.
Offered as 1 satsang and 2 afternoon workshops.
Uma Krishnamurthy, MD, has been exposed to spiritual teachers and yoga philosophy from early childhood. She is a psychiatrist by training and has many years of experience in the fields of healing, yoga psychology, and transformation of emotions that are currently her main areas of interest and research. She is the author of an upcoming book on Yoga Psychology. She regularly conducts workshops at the Yoga Biomedical Trust in London, at Sivananda Yoga and Vedanta Centers worldwide, and at Krotona Theosophical Society, Ojai, California. Dr. Krishnamurthy has also received formal training in classical Indian dance. Her research on the similarities of yoga and classical Indian dance has received much acclaim.