A collation of articles by Srivatsa Ramaswami around the teachings of T Krishnamacharya

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A collation of articles by Srivatsa Ramaswami around the teachings of
T Krishnamacharya published in the ‘Indian Review’ circa 1979-1981.

View or Download this Series of Articles as a Single PDF Collation

List of Articles and Indications of Content:

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Haṭha Yoga Pradīpikā Chapter 1 verse 17 on Āsana

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kuryāttad āsanaṃ sthairyam ārogyaṃ ca aṅga lāghavan |
“Āsana Practice brings steadiness, reduced illness and a lightness of limb.”
Haṭha Yoga Pradīpikā of Svāmi Svātmārāma Chapter One verse 17

This verse is commenting on the development of Āsana
as a foundation or accessory for more subtle practices.
Better not to confuse the vehicle with the direction.

I am reminded of a quote from Srivatsa Ramaswami:
“I studied with Śrī Krishnamacharya for a number of years.
I do not remember a single Yogāsana class which did not have
a decent dose of Prāṇāyāma and Ṣanmukhi Mudrā in it
and short prayers to begin and end the session.”

THE BASIC TENETS OF PĀTAÑJALA YOGA DARŚANAM

Patanjali Yoga Sutra

THE BASIC TENETS OF PĀTAÑJALA YOGA DARŚANAM
– By Srivatsa Ramaswami

Content Headings Guide

In this booklet Ramaswami presents a background to the Yoga Sūtra of Patañjali by outlining concepts integral to understanding and appreciating its teaching.
Following this intention, introductions to the first and second chapters of the Yoga Sūtra are also offered emphasising the important elements for practice, study and reflection.
A content guide based on the headings in the booklet is outlined below, though the reader will need to apply page numbers as they are not in the original publication, from which the online PDF has 28 pages.

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Huge variety of Krishnamacharya`s teachings

Huge variety of Krishnamacharya`s teachings

Srivatsa Ramaswami (born 1939 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India) was a student of Shri T Krishnamacharya and studied under him for 33 years, from 1955 until 1988 shortly before Krishnamacharya’s passing.
He is Krishnamacharya’s longest-standing student outside of Krishnamacharya’s immediate family.
Нe currently lives and teaches in the U.S.

– Interview with Srivatsa Ramaswami by Yuri Sharonin of Wild Yogi

Ante Natal Yoga Part 3

Article on Yoga and Pregnancy Part 3 by S Ramaswami – Published in the Indian Review January 1981 whilst he was trustee of the KYM

Ante Natal Yoga Part 2

Article on Yoga and Pregnancy Part 2 by S Ramaswami – Published in the Indian Review December 1980 whilst he was trustee of the KYM

Ante Natal Yoga Part 1

Article on Yoga and Pregnancy Part 1 by S Ramaswami – Published in the Indian Review November 1980 whilst he was trustee of the KYM

Yoga and Contraception

Article on Yoga and Contraception by S Ramaswami – Published in the Indian Review February 1981 whilst he was trustee of the KYM.

Yoga, Knowing the Unknown – Extract from S Ramaswami January 2012 Newsletter

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“The mantras especially pranava were chanted, meditated upon and referred to with considerable devotion and respect in the olden days.
Contemporary use of ‘OM’ on tea shirts, vests and other casual wares is sometimes difficult to put up with.”
Extract from S Ramaswami’s January 2012 Newsletter

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