Category Archives: Yoga Psychology

Integral Psychology of Yoga

Integral Psychology of Yoga

BhavananiDr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, son of  Dr. Swami Gitananda and director of the International Centre for Yoga Education and Research (ICYER) in Pondicherry, India, continues the scientific work of  his father. In this article, Dr. Bhavanani gives a beautiful overview Full Story

Yoga and Emotions

Yoga and Emotions

KripaluLife inevitably presents us with a wide array of emotions, both positive and negative. While most of us embrace feeling happy, in love, or peaceful, we often resist what we label negative emotions, such as fear, anxiety, and grief. Although … Full Story

Yoga Psychology vs. Western Psychology

Yoga Psychology vs. Western Psychology

TureyaAshramYoga psychology is a normative science and is practically maintained by a form of scientific moderation through the examination and self-exploration of Yoga, the same system of Yoga which has been in existence for more than 5,000 years. Yoga psychology, … Full Story

Vedanta and Psychotherapy

Vedanta and Psychotherapy

TadatmanandaVedanta and Psychotherapy would seem at opposite ends of the spectrum. Vedanta asserts that all is Brahman and psychotherapy has the psyche as its focus. But as Swami Tadatmananda, a senior disciple of  Sri Swami Dayananda (one of the most Full Story

Building Emotional Strength with Yoga

Building Emotional Strength with Yoga

Srinivasan
In this article, Srinivasan, a senior disciple of Sri Swami Vishnu-devananda (who was a brother monk of Sri Swami Satchidananda), gives us a beautiful overview of the subject matter of our special section from the yogic perspective. Through our study Full Story