Introduction to Yoga Philosophy – (Eight lectures series, 2019)

The Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Hellenic Studies and the
Synthesis Center organize a series of eight lectures on the theme “Introduction to Yoga Philosophy” with the teacher of Indian philosophy and Sanskrit Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis.  The lectures are addressed to the students and teachers of yoga, but also to anyone interested in gaining a wider knowledge on the philosophy of the classical schools of yoga.

Course starts:

Saturday, January 12, 2019, 17: 00 – 19: 00 hrs.

At the Synthesis Center 

16 Voiotias & Ipeirou str

Kato Chalandri (Near Chalandri Metro Station)

Tel. 2106712150, Mob. 6932565097, e-mail: a​


1. “Ηistorical development and definition of Yoga,” Saturday, 12/1/2019 at 17:00-19:00 hrs.

2. “Patanjali’s psychological and epistemological approach to self-realization,” Saturday, 23/02/2019 at  17:00-19:00 hrs.

3. “Divine grace and human effort,” Saturday, 23/03/2019 at 17:00-19:00 hrs.

4. “Samadhi – Awareness of the unified consciousness,” Saturday, 20/04/2019 at 17:00-19:00 hrs.

5. “Samadhi in Hatha Yoga Pradipika and other traditions,” Saturday, 11/05/2019 at 17:00-19:00 hrs.

6. “Karma and free will in the path of Yoga,” Saturday, 25/05/2019 at  17:00-19:00 hrs.

7. “Ashtanga Yoga,” Saturday, 08/06/2019 at  17:00-19:00 hrs.

8. “Yoga in the Tantric Tradition,” Saturday, 29/06/2019 at  15:00-17:00 hrs.

Students who attend all lectures receive certificate from the Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Greek Studies.

For registration and further information, please call 2106712150 or send an e-mail to a​ or to