Sanatana Yog Sandesh is a sojourn where we meet, smile, share, learn, grow and thrive
Rohit Kumar in Sweden with his humble students from various walks of life
Sanatana Yog Sandesh
About SYS: By the grace of the highest truth, Sanatana Yog Sandesh expresses itself as a ” A Traditional School of Tantra and Applied Yogic Science”. The word “Sanatana” means continuity and eternity whereas the word “Sandesh” connotes message. Therefore, Yoga at Sanatana Yog Sandesh is, exactly as it was and as it shall ever be. Sanatana Yog Sandesh serves the spirit of Yoga in its unadulterated, unmodified and unaltered form according to the needs and limitations of an individual irrespective of his/her caste, creed, cult, religion, nationality and what so ever.
As regards services, we offer Yoga courses, retreats, more Yoga activities (Live Online Classe&Counselling, Discourse on Tantra and Yoga) etc. that combines grand approach of Tantra and harmonious unity of different branches of Yoga such as Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Kriya Yoga and Raja Yoga etc. in their theoretical and practical approach. We as serious practitioners of Yoga, offer and infect the same seriousness to those who approach us. Our sojourn and work together will facilitate a way to all of us to be practically helpful in our daily life to enjoy all human needs such as food, sleep, sex, myriad relationships and dynamism in activities etc. We as channels let the spirit of Yoga flow in its natural way.
Our approach: We approach Tantra and Yoga as possible human phenomenon divorced from mysticism, occultism and what today we tend to look at anything as scientific. For us the whole ambit of Yoga is a complete human biology and way to cosmic experience which governs and moulds the total range of human existence to experience more than the limited perception. Nothing in and about Yoga for us is a surprise nor anything into and about is mere belief. We do say, saffron and other multi-colored dresses, holy marks, big hair and beard, images of gods and goddesses however pleasant and alluring though they may appear: long have attracted our attention. This is time, we express we need genuine youth both men and women, in anyway dressed up, marked or unmarked, unstyled or styled hair and beard, with or devoid of any dogmas and cult. We do dream those bevy of vibrant youth, both men and women, crowding the streets, shaking the long stagnant inertia everywhere. And that is our approach: Yoga beyond limited range of perception; a complete human biology to understand and experience which is always with us every moment of time.
Adage: “Satisfaction and Freedom” by controlling physical, mental and causal!
Moral: Give what we want to receive!
“The bigger wheel is symbolic of physical body (Sthula Sharira) and Conscious State (Jaagrat Avastha). Infinite lines from the bigger wheel to the smaller one of astral body (Sukshma Sharira) and Sub-conscious State (Swapna Avastha). The smaller wheel of causal body (Karana Sharira) and Unconscious State (Susupta Avastha). The AUM (ॐ) at the center in the diagram stands for the Highest Truth (The fourth state: Turiya; Super-conscious). Therefore the ideal behind the emblem is that in order to reach the highest truth AUM, one needs to transcend the 3 layers of existence and awareness. The idea can also be put in another way that the wheel of life runs smooth when the harmony of the three layers of bodies or three levels of existence (Sattva; Peace, Rajas; Activity and Tamas; Inertia) is established. The Physical, Astral and Causal are also indicative of three major aspects of Yoga viz: Karma, Bhakti and Jnana. They are as such: Physical: Karma Yoga, Astral: Bhakti Yoga, Causal: Jnana Yoga
The piece of the verse in Sanskrit (सत्यं परम् धीमहि : Satyam Param Dhimahi) is culled from the greatest of all the Puranas; Srimadabhagavatam, Canto: 1, Chapter: 1, Verse: 1. सत्यं (Satyam) means truth, परम् (Param) means the highest, and धीमहि (Dhimahi) means think, meditate or contemplate. The complete meaning of the piece of verse in Sanskrit is that we think on that Highest Truth”.
Our journey and the Place of practice: The school started its independent teaching in 2016 at Fort Cochin, Kerala, India. Since then a considerable number of courses and retreats have successfully been organised in India as well as in overseas. The school does not own building or land therefore, we depend on the property belonging to other established organisations. At present, we operate from Risikesh, Uttarakhand, India nevertheless, the courses and retreats are organised at different places in India as well as overseas. We make sure, we maintain the requirements of the participants wherever we organise the courses and retreats. Overseas Courses and Retreats are done only at prior request made and proper arrangements provided. Please check out the link: https://yogasandesh.com/tantra-and-yoga-overseas/
Our Accreditation: The different kinds and levels of Yoga Teacher Training Courses at our school at 200 hours are affiliated with Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International both but the same courses at 300 hours and 500 hours are affiliated with Yoga Alliance International only.
Our Courses, Retreats and More Yoga activities: The school offers a wide range of Yoga courses, retreats and trainings etc. At present as Retreats we offer those published in the website and others such as Tantra work shop, Mindfulness etc. only on prior request made. All programmes at our school are categorised into the following different heads:
- 200 Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course
- 300 Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course
- 500 Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course
- 200 Hours Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Course
- 200 Hours Kriya Yoga Teacher Training Course Level 1
- 500 Hours Kriya Yoga Teacher Training Course Level 2
- 500 Hours Raja Yoga Teacher Training Course
- Dawn into Yoga Retreat
- Pratyahara and Dharana Retreat
- Health Restoration Yoga Retreat
- Prashant Jivan Darshanam Yoga Retreat
- Others not published to be organised on prior request made
C. More Yoga Activities:
Fee for Course, Retreats and Other Yoga Activities: The fee differs for each programme. For the information, please refer to the relevant pages of the courses, retreats and other Yoga activities. The fee for any course and retreat includes only accommodation (same fee for both single or shared room), food, drinking water, electricity, classes, course material, general local tours, trips and site-seeings etc. but this does not include airport pick up, draw backs, laundry, longer tours, longer travels and any other emergencies.
Enquiry about the Courses and Retreats: We welcome enquiries about courses, retreats and more Yoga activities to execute them on time. They can be organised in any part of the world if so requested and proper arrangements provided.
General Schedule for Courses and Retreats: We highlight general schedule for courses and retreats. However this is only tentative subject to any change according to the present need and circumstances. The general daily schedule is hereunder:
The daily schedule starts by 5am. All students have to wake up at this time except in some contingencies.
5.30am to 7am: Personal practices, morning walk, personal study etc. (Recommended ones)
7am to 7.15am: Herbal tea, some kind of healthy and needful drink etc
7.30am to 9.30am: Practical Session
9.30am to 10.30am: Main Meal time
10.30am to 11.30am: Rest
11.30am to 12.30/1pm: Theory
1.30pm to 2pm: fruit/fruit juice
2pm to 3.30pm: Lecture, practice and Vice-versa
3.30pm to 4.30pm: personal cleaning and Karma Yoga
4.30pm to 6.30pm: Theory as well as Practical training
6.30pm to 7.30pm: Dinner
7.30pm to 8.30pm: Kirtan, Chanting, video shows, personal time etc. (This is an optional session but participation of everyone brings a distinct harmony between all of us)
9.30pm/10pm: Going to bed
Food, water, Electricity, Internet, Telephone, Laundry etc: For detailed information have a look into our Orientation guide in the download.
Hints to get at the Yoga School, location on Google Map, etc.: Please see ACCOMMODATION submenu under “About” menu. For more detailed information have a look into our Orientation guide in the download and visit the contact.
Attention: Each course/retreat is different so we have separate programme and information regarding them though some similarities can be seen. Please, look into the information regarding each course carefully.
*During the course and your stay, we provide the basic comforts, and facilities needed for students. The charges for the courses are affordable and maximum of this goes in meeting the expenses that we have.
General information regarding Courses and Retreats:
: Each Course and Retreat is open to all above 12 Years age however eligibility for each course/retreat is different mentioned already at the respective page.
: The medium of instruction is in English so please consider carefully whether your English language skills are sufficient.
: For personal health and hygiene, aspirants can bring personal bed sheets, pillowcase, sleeping bag or blanket. Medical prescriptions if needed, Medicines on regular basis must also be brought. Other personal things such as torch, umbrella, rain coat, padlock etc. may be needed during stay.
: During the retreat/course Mobile phones, internet, I-pads, computers and use of electronic equipment are be to resorted to only when it is needed. We are not strict about it. This is just a suggestion. I-pad, laptop allowed in the class for the study purposes.
: Please carry your Passport with Visa stamped.
: All aspirants must take full responsibility for their own health and welfare.
: During the courses and retreats we provide nice rooms and simple vegetarian meals conducive for the training.
: All other expenses required, such as additional food or special food, any medical needs, books, clothing, personal requirements and any other miscellaneous expenses are covered by aspirants during their stay. Aspirants should bring enough cash to cover the course formalities as well as their own personal requirements throughout the duration of their stay. There are ATM facilities or money exchange agencies in case it is needed.
: Light, loose, comfortable clothing and footwear is most practical in all seasons.
: The course requires aspirants to remain sincere to the disciplines during the entire period of the course such as attending classes on time, observing silence as prescribed, personal practices as prescribed in private room, withdrawing temporarily from the distractions of daily life.
: Use of intoxicants or stimulants like exciting Tea, Coffee, Smoking, Alcohol, Gutkha or any such type of addiction should be avoided for speedy improvement.
: Once travel arrangements are finalized; kindly intimate us your arrival and departure particulars so that necessary arrangements can be made.
: At any point of time if aspirants feel that the place and service is not up to their satisfaction they can withdraw from the programme.
: In case of situation where we don’t find anyone fit for continuing the course/retreat for reasons such as health, attitude etc. the school reserves the right to politely ask one to leave the course/retreat.
: We keep the right to bring some substantial changes regarding the guidelines according to the need to serve you all better.
: We expect all of you to co-operate so that our stay and work together might bring convincing result.
: We are happy to receive your kind and wise advice at any point of time.
“We sincerely receive you here with deep thankfulness for gifting us a unique chance to serve you. Let’s meet here to connect with one another and explore Tantra and Yoga with its better understanding. May universe be favourable to you ever is our prayer”!
Looking forward to see you here soon.
Hari Om Tat Sat!