Patañjali’s Paradigm

patanjali's paradigm, vedic civilization

Patanjali’s Paradigm: Vedic Civilization and the Foundations of Yoga

This workshop explores the cultural world into which little Patañjali was born.

All societies have assumptions about reality that are rarely spoken of, but which dictate our beliefs and activities.

What beliefs about matter, energy, time, and space must be in place for Yoga to emerge from within a society? They are quite different from the Western world. We will explore this question.

The Vedic World-view:

Physical Reality: Energy, Matter, Space and Time

The Significance of Sanskrit