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The Yoga Research Foundation offers it all – from Hatha Yoga, Pranayam and Meditation to the mystical heights of Vedantic studies. Now Offering Teachers Training Course at our Integral Yoga Center. Click here for more info.

Divine Voyage: Exploring 'Om Namah Shivay' with Swamiji

Dive into the divine with Swamiji’s commentary on the “Om Namah Shivay” series. Unravel 208 episodes of Lord Shiva’s stories and teachings, enriched by Swamiji’s profound insights. This journey offers a deep exploration of Hindu theology and spiritual wisdom, guiding you closer to enlightenment. Embrace this opportunity for a transformative spiritual experience with each episode.


Every Morning from 8:00 – 9:00 AM



Breath of Spirit: Pranayama Prelude to Meditation

Prepare for meditation with our Pranayama class guiding you through the art of controlled breathing. This prelude to meditation enhances focus, calms the mind, and balances energy. Join us to master breathwork as a foundation for deeper spiritual practice.

Saturdays from 4:45 to 5:15 PM






Saturday Serenity: A Meditation Journey with Swamiji

Embrace tranquility with our Saturday meditation class led by Sri Swami Jyotirmayananda. In the calm of our ashram, let go of worldly stresses and immerse yourself in peace. Swamiji’s wisdom illuminates each session, guiding you towards inner harmony and spiritual insight. This serene gathering is a haven for all seeking personal growth and deep, reflective meditation. Join us to enrich your spirit and connect with the divine within.

Every Saturday: 5:30 – 6:30 PM
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Weekly Spiritual Classes Schedule

Join us live on YouTube for spiritual enrichment. To ensure you never miss a class, visit our channel homepage and subscribe. Turn on notifications to be alerted when we go live. If you miss the live session, you can always catch the replay at your convenience. Click on the respective class names to access their dedicated playlists.  


Monday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Narada Bhakti Sutras

Explore devotion as we dive into the profound teachings of Sage Narada’s Bhakti Sutras. Understand the path of devotion and its role in spiritual growth and self-realization. "Watch Now."

Tuesday & Wednesday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Yoga Vasistha

Embark on a journey through the Yoga Vasistha, enlightening wisdom through dialogue between Sage Vasistha and Prince Rama exploring the nature of the Soul, reality, and the universe. "Watch Now."

Friday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Tulsi Ramayana

Delve into the Tulsi Ramayana, the epic journey of Lord Rama which narrates the soul’s quest for Divine perfection and the transcending of life’s obstacles. "Watch Now."

Sunday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Bhagavad Gita

Join us for a profound exploration of the Divine teachings of the Mahabharata and Bhagavad Gita as Lord Krishna imparts timeless wisdom to Arjuna guiding all seekers towards enlightenment. "Watch Now."

“These classes have been a life-changing experience for me. Swamiji's guidance in everyday activities and the simple, easy language that relates to all individuals are great.“

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Yoga Vasistha
Yoga Vasistha was written by Sage Valmiki in the form of a dialogue between Sage Vasistha and his pupil, the young Prince Rama. It constitutes the basis of Advaita Vedanta, devotional nonduality. This ancient scripture expounds on a wide variety of topics such as—Mysteries of the Soul, Death and Reincarnation, the Subtle Operations of the Unconscious Mind, and the techniques of spiritual enquiry and meditation.

Tulsi Ramayana
This colorful epic originally written by Sage Valmiki in Sanskrit was embellished and rewritten by Sage Tulsidas in Hindi, the popular language of the people. The Ramayana presents lofty ideals covering all relationships in life to serve as an example for all to emulate towards development of a highly cultured society. It encompasses the essence of Vedanta which, when understood and reflected upon, promotes powerful spiritual transformation leading the way to Self-Realization. The discourses and mystical interpretations of Sri Swami Jyotirmayananda provide profound new
dimension to the fascinating and highly imaginative stories of Lord Rama.

The Upanishads

The Upanishads, widely known as “Vedanta”, present the culminating wisdom of the Vedas. The wisdom therein rings with the message: “Brahman, the Absolute Self, is the only Reality; every soul is essentially Brahman; and this world experienced through the mind and senses is Maya, illusory like a mirage.” The message of the Upanishads is timeless in its essence for the spiritual evolution of humankind.


Srimad Bhagavad Gita
The Gita is encompassed within the great epic, Mahabharata, composed by Sage Vyasa many centuries before Christ. This succinct and profound philosophical and spiritual treatise on Vedanta philosophy is presented as a dialogue between Lord Krisha and His beloved disciple, Arjuna. Universal in its exposition of movement towards the fundamental understanding of one’s purpose in life, the Gita is a powerful means of attaining Self-Realization.

Vedanta Philosophy

Through Divine intuition, Swamiji helps us gain insight into the mystery of life by drawing from the ancient truths of the Vedantic Scriptures. He guides us to apply the time-tested techniques of Integral Yoga to unlock the infinite potential of spiritual evolution as we learn that the four aspects of the personality – action, emotion, will, and reason – correspond to the four major yogas – Karma, Bhakti, Raja, and Jnana, respectively. With Swamiji’s guidance, careful study, and persistent effort, we convert our daily action into powerful spiritual practice resulting in personality integration and culminating in Self-Realization.

Raja Yoga Sutras
Raja Yoga literally means Royal Yoga. The Raja Yoga Sutras is an unparalleled work of ancient psychology, parapsychology and spirituality that presents practical guidelines and disciplines for attaining success in every aspect of life, ultimately leading to God-realization.

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