The retreat content of exoteric and esoteric yoga along with the teachings from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Satyananda Yoga Publications: Drishti Series, Practical Yoga Psychology will support the discussions, study, applied knowledge, selfawareness and self-understanding in ashram life.
Twice daily group sessions include discussion on the daily mindfulness subjects to be applied throughout the day whilst fully engaging in the activities of Karma Yoga in the ashram yoga lifestyle.
The dynamic and focused traditional ashram life, offers regularity of practices and elegant simplicity in achieving the goals for self-transformation.
Head – focused attention, heart – openness & acceptance and hands – creative action shape the involvement of ashram life. The practice of Swadhyaya self-observation and mindfulness in action leads to self-discovery and cultivating awareness of real values, honesty and a clear direction for leading a joyful and fulfilling experience at each stage of one’s life.
The Ashram is a place to develop physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually with self-confidence, self-discipline and community living. The dynamic daily ashram lifestyle based on participation – karma yoga provides a platform for self-observation and the opportunity for self-transformation by developing noble thoughts, impressions and noble actions.
Daily Mantra chanting of the Ganapati Stotram and Vedic Chants
Yoga In Daily Life
Practical Yoga Psychology
Mind, Mind Management & Raj Yoga
Raj Yoga System: Eight Limbs
|yama - external codes of awareness|
|niyama - internal codes of awareness|
|asana - yoga postures|
|pranayama - breathing techniques|
|pratyahara - turning the mind inwards|
|dharana - concentration|
|dhyana - meditation|
|samadhi - discussion on the culmination of yoga|
|dimensions & aspects of the mind|
|mind and the gunas - patterns of existence|
|vrittis - thought patterns|
|sadhana - personal practice|
|chitta (memory), buddhi (intellect)|
Rocklyn Yoga Ashram, operated by Yoga Association of Victoria Inc. as an autonomous entity,
remains committed to the tradition of Satyananda Yoga and continues the teachings under
the banner of Satyananda Yoga by arrangement with the IYFM.