Introduction to Yoga Philosophy – Thessaloniki (8 lectures)

The Athens Center for Indian & Indo-Greek Studies and the Ashtanga Yoga Thessaloniki organize a series of eight lectures on the theme “Introduction to Yoga Philosophy” with Indologist Dr Dimitrios Vassiliadis.

At Ashtanga Yoga Thessaloniki (Valaoritou 20, 6th floor, Thessaloniki).


1. “Historical development and definition of Yoga,” Saturday, 7/1/2017 at 18:00-20:00 hrs.

2. “Patanjali’s psychological and epistemological approach to self realization,” Monday, 10/4/2017 at 17:00-19:00 hrs.

3. “Divine grace and human effort,” Saturday, 22/04/2017 at 18:00-20:00 hrs.

4. “Samadhi – Awareness of the unified consciousness,” Thursday 22/6/2017, at 15:30-17:30 hrs

5. “Samadhi in Hatha Yoga Pradipika and other traditions,” Saturday, 15/7/2017, at 16:00-18:00 hrs

6. “Karma and free will in the path of Yoga,” Saturday, 9/9/2017, at 18:00-20:00 hrs

7. “Ashtanga Yoga,”

8. “Yoga in the Tantric Tradition,”

The dates of next lectures will be set according to the discretion of the teacher and students.

Preceding is the 2 hours lesson of the course “Sanskrit Hymns and Sacred Texts”.

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

For registration and further information, please call at +30 6936524761  /  697787462 or send an email to  or to