yoga_in_nepal_with_annaYogi Day 

A yogi day is an opportunity to explore your practice in a deeper way. We offer programs that allow you to experience the art and science of yoga in a more refined way. We have a few options for your journey of self discovery;

Workshops for Yogis

A workshop is an exploration into a particular subject connected to yoga. A workshop is usually 2-3 hours. The topics are vast since the science of yoga is vast. We do our best to offer monthly workshops that give our students insightful and enriching opportunities to learn more.

Advanced Asana for Yogis

This monthly workshop focuses on the physical practice of asana. Our teachers will help you refine and advance your asana practice. In a supportive community you can progress and deepen your understanding of the more advanced physical postures (asanas) Its also a great way to build up strength, confidence, and stability gradually each month. The purpose of the asana is to open the inner corners of the body so that prana can flow more freely. This workshop is recommended for those who have already established a strong foundation in their practice.

Sight seeing for Yogis

Explore the culture of yoga as it moves off the yoga mat and into life. “Sight seeing for yogis” is an opportunity to touch the essence of yoga as it is woven into the fabric of life here in Nepal. This  program is an introduction to the rich culture of Nepal. This country that has been a hub for spiritual seekers for centuries, a place that has been called the “abode of the gods”. With a landscape that projects into the sky connecting the earthly affairs of daily life with the divine celestial abodes.

The country is home to some of the most sacred Buddhist and Hindu sites in the world; Swayambhu, Pashupatinath, and Bounath just to name a few. Sight seeing for yogis is an opportunity to experience yoga through a different lens. To see this practice as a lifestyle. To understand yoga in a way that moves beyond asana. The sacred monuments and temples we visit are all representations and symbols on the path of awakening. Nepal has a rich legacy of spiritualty and wonder. We invite you to explore and be inspired by these outer expressions of enlightenment.

Below is some information about some of the sacred sites you can discover and explore in the kathmandu valley

  • Swayambhu Stupa

Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and mysterious of all the holy shrines in the Kathmadu Valley.  In ancient times there was a prophesy that a hill would arise from a swampy land in the Himalaya’s and be a power place on this earth, a site of veneration, and enlightenment. Take the time to know this incredible space with Pranamaya.

  • Vajra Yogini Temple in Sanku

 Sanku is a rich and fertile village. It is home to the goddess temple of Vajra Yogini and her many manifestations for Hinus and Buddhist alike. The temple is located up a set of steep stairs that lead into a dense jungle. History tells that many great Siddhas ( accomplished yogis) practiced meditation in the caves around the temple. The history of this site is rich. Rituals that are sacred to both Hindus and the Buddhist are practiced here annually. This is a power place if the divine feminine.

  • Pashupatinath

Pashupatinath is a collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river. The Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu and consider one of the most important hinud temples. It is famous for the Maha Shivaratri festival. A day where over 700, 000 shiav devotees come together. Pashupatinath temple’s history dates back to 400 B.C. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga or holy symbol of Lord Shiva. There are many legends describing as to how the temple of Lord Pashupatinath came to existence. Join us and learn much much more!

Address:
Ground Floor Moksh Complex, Patan Studio.
Above Himalayan Java Coffee, Thamel Studio.
Jiva Cafe, Pokhara Studio.
Phone:
+977 980 204 5484
Email:
info@pranamaya-yoga.com

Pranamaya Yoga Community Nepal

Pranamaya Yoga offers yoga classes and workshops in two city studios in Kathmandu and organizes yoga weekends and retreats in the hills.
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