Introduction to Yoga Philosophy (8 lectures)

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

Course starts:

Saturday, October 22, 13: 00 – 15: 00 hrs.

At Shakti Yoga Studio (17–19 Labrou Fotiadou str., Metz, Athens).


1. “Ηistorical development and definition of Yoga,” Saturday, 22/10/2016 at 13:00-15:00 hrs.

2. “Patanjali’s psychological and epistemological approach to self realization,” Saturday, 26/11/2016 at 13:00-15:00 hrs.

3. “Divine grace and human effort,” Saturday, 17/12/2016 at 13:00-15:00 hrs.

4. “Samadhi – Awareness of the unified consciousness,” Saturday, 21/01/2017 at 13:00-15:00 hrs.

5. “Samadhi in Hatha Yoga Pradipika and other traditions,” Saturday, 18/02/2017 at 13:00-15:00 hrs.

6. “Karma and free will in the path of Yoga,” Saturday, 04/03/2017 at 13:00-15:00 hrs.

7. “Ashtanga Yoga,” Saturday, 08/04/2017 at 13:00-15:00 hrs.

8. “Yoga in the Tantric Tradition,” Saturday, 27/05/2017 at 13:00-15:00 hrs.

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

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