Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre

Biography

Swami Vishnudevananda

Founder of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres, Swami Vishnudevananda, was a world authority on Hatha and Raja Yoga. Swamiji was also known as the "Flying Swami" for the different peace missions he accomplished around the world.

Swamiji's limitless energy and profound inspiration lead him to found and direct the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres. There are now 20 Yoga centres and 9 Ashrams and many Affiliated centres. Swami created the first Yoga Teachers Training Course which to date has trained more than 26,000 certified teachers in the field of Yoga and spirituality. One of his brilliant touches was to summarize these ancient and vast teachings into five principles of Yoga which are easy to understand and convenient to incorporate in one's daily practice.

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Books

Vishnudevananda Upadesha
By Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Excerpts taken from talks by Swami Vishnudevananda. Swamiji gave many hundreds of talks to students throughout the world. He was an inspiring teacher who used humour, anecdote and stories to make some of the more complex aspects of Yoga accessible to the general public.

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