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CE Workshop | How to Navigate the Intersection of Yoga and Religion: How to Talk About Yoga as a Sacred Practice, Part 3

February 23, 2021, 12pm ET

About This Workshop

In this workshop series for both yoga teachers and practitioners, Hari-kirtana das explores the connection between yoga as a spiritual practice and religion as an expression of faith. This interactive discussion helps participants gain clarity about the theistic aspects of the yoga tradition, the difference between Western conceptions of God and the Vedic conception of the Absolute Truth, the relationship between yoga and Hinduism, how to understand and reconcile dualistic and non-dualistic yoga philosophies, and how to talk about spirituality in a secular environment.

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About the Presenter

Hari-kirtana das is a yoga teacher, spiritual guide, and the author of In Search of the Highest Truth: Adventures in Yoga Philosophy. He's been practicing devotional and other yogic disciplines for almost 50 years. In addition to a lifetime of practice, Hari-kirtana has an 800-hour yoga teacher certification from the Jivamukti Yoga School and has been teaching yoga and meditation classes for the past 12 years. He's on the faculty of numerous Yoga Teacher Training programs, leads his own Advanced Yoga Teacher Training program, and is a frequent contributor to forums and magazines about the enduring relevance of yoga’s ancient wisdom to life in the modern world. Learn more about Hari by visiting his website.


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