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Hatha Yoga is the greatest secret of the yogis who wish to attain perfection (siddhi). Indeed, to be fruitful, it must be kept secret; revealed it becomes powerless.

Hatha Yoga Pradipika (1.11)

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Sat 24 Apr 2021
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Sun 25 Apr 2021

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM (UTC+5.5)

International Conference on Hatha Yoga: Unravelling Texts & Traditions

SPEAKERS

About the Conference

Indic Academy and Indica Yoga in association with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) Chennai, propose a two-day International online conference on the theme, ‘Hatha Yoga: Unravelling Texts and Traditions’. This will be the second edition of the Philosophy and Praxis of Yoga Conference series started last year. This proposed conference intends to explore the following issues bringing together scholars, practitioners (sadhakas), yoga gurus, scientists and yoga professionals.

Contours of Exploration

  1. Origin, history & development of Hatha Yoga
  2. Studies on Natha, Siddha & other traditions
  3. Influences of & interaction with various traditions including
      • Vedic rituals and practices
      • Shad darshanas
      • Tantra & Shaktism
      • Shaivism, Kashmiri Shaivism, Vaishnavism etc.
      • Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism etc.
      • Dance & Martial Arts Texts & Manuscripts
  1. Text & Manuscripts
  2. Documentation & Temple Iconograph
  3. Light on Practices, Techniques & Methods
  4. Living Traditions, Teachers & Lineages
      • Dynamism & Modern Innovations
  1. Colonial and Contemporary Perspectives

Conference Venue: Virtual event via Zoom platform

It’s a free event open for all seekers. Register in advance for this event –

The schedule of the conference is as follows:

Speakers
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Prof. Nagaraj Paturi

Director, Indic Academy

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Dr.Vinayachandra Banavathy

Director, Indica Yoga

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Sri S. Sridharan

Senior Trustee, KYM, Chennai

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Prof. K. S. Kannan

Sant Rajinder Singh ji Maharaj Chair Professor, IIT Madras, Chennai

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Dr. Anuradha Shivakumar

Research Associate, KSRI, Chennai

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Sri Abhijit Sadhale

Architect, Life Sustaining Designs & Services, Goa

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Sri Venkatakrishnan P. A.

Research Scholar, SCSVMV University, Kanchipuram

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Prof. Madhusudan Penna

Dean, Dept of Philosophy & Indian Culture, KKSU, Nagpur

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Smt Nrithya Jagananthan

Director, KYM Institute of Yoga Studies, Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai

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Sri Koenraad Elst

Indologist, Belgium

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Dr. T. Ganesan

Research Associate, French Institute of Pondicherry

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Smt Vijaya Hariharan

Senior Yoga Therapist, Yoga Bharati Bengaluru

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Prof. Sthaneshwar Timalsina

Asst Prof, San Diego University, CA

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Dr. Muthulakshmi Ramachandran

Research Associate, KSRI, Chennai

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Dr. S. Annapura

Research Scholar, KSRI, Chennai

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Sri Gaurav Kadlag

Junior Research Fellow (Ph.D.) Department of Indian Philosophy, Kavikulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek, Nagpur

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Smt V.Preethi

Research Associate, KSRI, Chennai

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Dr. Jason Birch

Post Doc Fellow, Hathayoga Project, SOAS University of London

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Dr.K.S.Balasubramanian

Deputy Director, KSRI, Chennai

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Dr. Jayaraman Mahadevan

Director, Research, Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai

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Dr. V. Yamuna Devi

Assistant Professor, KSRI, Chennai

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Dr. K. Vidyuta

Research Associate, KSRI, Chennai

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Smt Lavanya V. Eswar

Research Associate, KSRI, Chennai

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Sri R. Parthasarthy

Prof. Emeritus, KSRI, Chennai

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Sri Hari Kiran Vadlamani

Founder, Indic Academy