This 4 part course takes a deep dive into the workings of our mind, our patterns, motivations, our understanding of Identity and exploring the nature of Consciousness through the lens of Yoga, Advaita Vedanta and Modern Psychology.
Into the Mind’s ‘I’ offers a comprehensive exploration of the mind and self, incorporating teachings from various philosophical traditions, psychology, and personal experiences.
This 4 part course takes a deep dive into the workings of our mind, our patterns, motivations, our understanding of Identity and exploring the nature of Consciousness.
Throughout the course, we will delve into the profound teachings of Yoga, Advaita Vedanta, and contemporary psychology to deepen our understanding of the mind and self.
By drawing on these various philosophical traditions, we gain a comprehensive perspective that allows us to explore the depths of our consciousness and unravel the mysteries of our existence. Furthermore, the course integrates contemplative practices and techniques of meditation and pranayama to cultivate a deeper connection with the mind and Self.
This course is designed for individuals who are interested in exploring the complexities of the mind and self, regardless of their prior knowledge or experience.
Whether you are new to the concepts of yoga and philosophy or have an advanced understanding, this course provides a platform for deepening your knowledge and personal growth.
The course is suitable for anyone who seeks to enhance their understanding of the mind and self, regardless of their level of familiarity with yoga and philosophy. The course welcomes individuals from all backgrounds who have a curiosity and desire to expand their understanding of the mind and self.
Part 1 of the course gives an overview of the nature of our mind, identity, intellect and consciousness and explores and questions our constructed identity and how social conditioning influences it.
Part 2 of the course takes a dive into cyclical patterns(Samskaras), behaviours, motivations and innate desires that drive action. We also look at Personas and Jungian shadows as we explore ways to enhance integration, observation and self-awareness.
In Part 3, we explore how vital energy(Prana) from breathing(Pranayama) and food(as we briefly cover Ayurveda) impacts our Koshas(energy sheaths) and the level of awareness. We understand how Yoga looks at our body and learn certain types of Pranayama and asanas that can help build Prana.
Part 4 covers how we can be more meditative and in alignment with ourselves by exploring intentions, mindfulness, Karma and flow states. We open up to the concept of Non-dualism, Atman/Brahman and tenets from the Upanishads that can help expand our understanding of consciousness and who we truly are.
The course comprises of 4 sessions each 1.5 hours in duration spread over 4 weeks to be offered online every Wednesday evening (timing subject to the availability of prospective students).
The online course is scheduled to start on the 11th of October 2023 . To learn more or register, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org or Whatsapp at +91 8861568960
Driven by his endless curiosity for a better understanding of the Self, Arjun has been on journeys across India and the world, learning from philosophies, meditation, yoga, psychology, music and various holistic wellness modalities.
Arjun founded Sarveda as an earnest attempt to align his passion for creativity and well-being with making a positive impact and changing the world for the better.
Technically, Arjun is an engineering graduate from IIT Madras, but his true passion lies in understanding the mechanics of life instead.
His interests lie in integrating the broad vision of the philosophies of the East with the pragmatic psychology of the West.Arjun also works with music and explores its use as a powerful force to help people come closer to their Self.
Along with his wife, Saja, they regularly host yoga and adventure retreats and organise wellness and music programs across India, Lebanon and the world.