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Smile and the World Smiles with You!

Pirinthavar koodinal, pesal vendumo? The great poet Kamban says, ” When those who separated come face-to-face, are words required?” He uses it to refer to Lord Rama and Sita Devi (Vishnu and Lakshmi reuniting...

Relaxation of Effort and Contemplation of the Infinite

Prayatnashaithilya anantasamapattibhyam -PYS II:47 Relaxation of effort and contemplation of the Infinite (is the means to stability and ease). In order to achieve the “state” of asana, Maharishi Patañjali advises relaxation of effort (prayatna)....

Sri Kambaliswami Madam

The Samadhi of the great Guru Dr. Swami Gitananda Giri is located at Sri Kambaliswami Madam, an ancient Hindu holy site which is the spiritual base of the ICYER and its work. Pujas and...

Yoganjali Natyalayam

The City Centre of ICYER is called Yoganjali Natyalayam and it was established by Yogamaharishi Dr. Swami Gitananda Giri on March 27, 1993. The flourishing Centre of Classical Rishiculture Yoga, Bharata Natyam, and Carnatic Vocal...

Swami Gitananda: His Teachings

Yogamaharishi Dr. Swami Gitananda Giri is truly one of the most significant Yogis of our times. He played an important role in the revival of the traditional teachings of classical Yoga in modern times. Known...

Meet the Guru

Yogamaharishi Dr. Swami Gitananda Giri, at the age of 88, was one of the most potent and effective forces in the field of ashtanga yoga worldwide. Trained in modern allopathic medicine, he combined the...

Ananda Ashram (ICYER)

Yoga Jivana Satsangha is an International Organisation founded in 1968 with 135 Centres in twenty-two countries ICYER, the International Centre for Yoga Education and Research is the two-acre residential complex of Yoga Jivana Satsangha,...