It’s always exciting to launch a new course and our newest is really something to get excited about!
Dr Daniela Bevilacqua has brought her considerable expertise to the creation of our latest offering: Asceticism, Sādhus, and Yoga: Hindu Asceticism and its Embodied Practices
Dr Bevilacqua brings us on a journey from the traditional to the modern practices of asceticism that have been a key part of of yoga practices for centuries.
What does asceticism have to do with contemporary practices
such as tapas, Haṭha-yoga, and yoga sādhanā?
How have these developed over the ages?
What are the most important ascetic groups and what do they practice?
Asceticism is a topic that is widely misunderstood and yet it remains a vital practice. This course makes it accessible.