Yoga Gurukulam in Rishikesh

The Yoga Gurukulam at World Peace Yoga School is a residential program based on a tradition that has perpetuated itself since the ancient Vedic times. The Yoga Gurukulam Program is developed to train and educate aspirants so that peace and spirituality will permeate through their entire lives.

The purpose of Yoga Gurukulam Program is to prepare aspirants as teachers and spiritual guides. Above all, our main goal is to spread peace around the world through cultivating a spiritually-sharpened mind in both scholarship and the practical disciplines of yoga and meditation as taught by the Himalayan Yogis. This Gurukulam Program is suitable for people who are interested in long term intense study while deepening their spiritual experiences in the presence of the Spiritual Guides. Students commit to 6 months of study and training at World Peace Yoga School (WYPS) in Rishikesh, India. No age limitation, however students above 18 are suitable for this course. The academic term starts from May 1st – July 30th, 2016.

To accomplish the above purpose, we invite aspirants internationally. Here you will learn various yoga, meditation, and yoga-nidra techniques as taught by the Himalayan masters along with some assigned texts, such as Patanjali Yoga-sutras, Vedanta and Tantra philosophies. To acquire the physical stability, you will be taught Hath Yoga along with certain textual references, such Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Shiva-samhita and Goraksha-shatakam. The variety of Pranayama practices will be taught along with their application to the meditation and yoga nidra practices.