Raja Yoga Discourses & LecturesProf K. Subramanyam 02/12/2009


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Date: 02.12.09
Venue: Prarthana Mandir
Chanting: Raj Yoga
Chanted by: Meenakshy,PhD Student.
Discourse: Raj Yoga
DiscourseBy: Prof. H. R. Nagendra (Guruji)
Discourse by

Prof. H. R. Nagendra (Guruji),

Vice-Chancellor, SVYASA, Bangalore, India

1.Suprabhatam, Sushwagatam……(good morning and welcome)
2.Yoga referred to Patanjali Yoga Sutra. Swami Vivekananda has expanded vision of Yoga and encompassed all streams of Yoga.
3.Yoga helps to focus the mind and expand the vision.
4.It is to get mastery over the mind.
5.There are two aspects to learn nature. One is outside in mysteries of nature.
6.Other way is to learn inside.
7.Pranayama is to slow down the mind.
8.‘Pratyahara’ is to restrict our senses from rushing towards the objects.
9.Samadhi is merging with vacuum of cosmic world.
10.Let’s contemplate on these thoughts.

Prof. H R NAGENDRA,ME,PhD
Vice-chancellor of S-VYASA With his PhD in Mechanical Engineering, he was a NASA research assosiate and consultant at Harvard University before his interests turned to full-time involvement in human engineering and the search for ultimate Reality. His life mission is the scientific exploration of the subtle aspects of consciousness through yoga.He has 30 research papers in Engineering and 60 in Yoga.He has written more than 30 books on yoga.