Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

10 Hrs – Holistic Yoga Philosophy, lifestyle & Ethics Certificate Course

Duration: 10 hrs

Self-Paced/ Flexible Duration: Online or Regular Mode.


  • Indian citizens INR 12,000 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee.
  • Foreigners USD 200 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee.

What is Yoga Philosophy?

Yoga theory course covers all parts of yoga to comprehend the significance behind all practices and encourages experts to go further in their training. Yoga practice has been keeping up for a huge number of years with the point of extreme freedom. This old practice, in view of yoga reasoning, tells individuals the best way to manage their bodies and brain to discover harmony throughout everyday life.

Life is a stream and as opposed to floating in this stream, we may decide to take the path of least resistance deliberately with the assistance of yoga reasoning. In the event that your prana is solid, you will be solid and you can battle each sort of circumstance. Prana is the medium that associates everything: psyche, body… And during this course, we will figure out how to interface all the more calmly with respect to old yoga.

Why study Yoga Philosophy?

The old yogis found that the root course of misery and enduring is obliviousness of our own real essence. Anyway by seeing how our psyche functions they depicted a way that we can follow to find our actual self. This course investigates the various components of yogic way of thinking. The course won’t just give you the scholarly comprehension of the Yogic Philosophy yet additionally show you the way that can lead you to a definitive objective by taking the lessons of the first sacred texts and incorporating them.

The course covers all basic points identified with the immense subject of Yoga from its set of experiences through the diverse genuine conventions for you to understand the reality of what Yoga genuinely is, an investigation to a definitive self.

What You Will Learn From This Course

  • Grow and extend your comprehension of yoga
  • Understand the genuine reason for yoga and where it will bring us
  • Learn about yogic brain research and how the psyche capacities
  • Explore the antiquated yogic content and sacred writings
  • Learn how to associate the old way of thinking with current yoga.
  • Deeply study the philosophy of yoga to gain a deeper understanding of the history and purpose of yoga.

To whom   this course for?

  • Students who want to go deeper with yoga and understand the philosophy behind it.
  • Yoga Teachers who plan to teach yoga philosophy to their students.
  • Yoga Teachers who looking for Continued Education credit to maintain their Yoga Alliance membership.


  • This course is open to all students who wish to deepen their knowledge and application of some of the highest teachings of
  • Participants do not need to be yoga
  • Mastery of any yoga practice is not
  • Only yours sincere desire for knowledge and your commitment to personal
  • Love for Yoga is the most important eligibility factor for learning this course.
  • Students who want to know Yoga in totality and move beyond Asana and Pranayama, Mudra & Bandha.

Assessment and Certification

The students are continuously assessed throughout the course at all levels. There will be a written exam at the end of the course to evaluate the understanding of the philosophy of Yoga and skills of the students. Participants should pass all different aspects of the course to be eligible for the course diploma.

What do I need for the online course?

  • Yoga mat
  • Computer / Smartphone with camera
  • Internet connection
  • Yoga Blocks
  • Pillow or Bolster or Cushion
  • Strap
  • Notebook and Pen
  • Zoom

Recommended Texts

  • Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha by Swami Niranjananda Saraswati
  • The Yoga Tradition, George Feuestein.
  • Yoga Darshan, Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati.

What’s the language of the course?

  • Our courses will be held in English Medium.

Course Dates: Please Contact Us (karunaayoga@gmail.com  or +91 9686549129)

Course Syllabus

  • Meaning & purpose of Yoga
  • What is Yoga? / What is Not Yoga?
  • History of yoga
  • The purpose of yoga
  • Gunas: The three qualities of nature
  • Pancha Kosha – The Five Bodies
  • Eight limbs of Yoga
  • Purusharthas
  • Styles of Yoga
  • Introduction to Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita
  • Introduction to Hatha yoga Pradipika of Swatmarama
  • 7 chakras and system of nadis (pranic body)
  • 5 vayus (directions of prana)

About the course facilitator: Dr. S. Karuna Murthy, M.Sc., Ph.D., E-RYT 500, YACEP

Dr. S. Karuna Murthy, M.Sc., Ph.D., E-RYT 500, YACEP

How to Register?

You can apply online with the application, fee of INR 10,000 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee or Please Contact Us (karunaayoga@gmail.com  or +91 9686549129)