YOGA PSYCHOLOGY & TRANSFORMATION OF EMOTIONS

Uma Krishnamurthy, M.D., will be presenting her work of Yoga Psychology & Transformation of Emotions with Classical Indian Dance (Bharatanatyam tradition) this coming May when she joins her husband, Dr. Amit Goswami, on a tour of Europe. Below is a preview of this significant method of healing emotions, bringing clarity and peace of mind. More details on the tour will be coming soon. Check the EVENTS section of www.greatmystery.org.


The ancient science of Yoga Psychology, with its connection to Western psychology and its use in understanding the workings of the mind to overcome negative emotions is considered the therapeutic application of yoga for mental health.

The insights from this practice offer an opportunity to develop a deeper inner awareness and explore the depths of consciousness. Uma Krishnamurthy illustrates the principles of yoga psychology and transformation with classical Indian dance of the Bharatanatyam tradition, the most ancient of all the classical dance forms in India. Bharatanatyam is the manifestation of the ancient idea of the eternal universe through the celebration of the beauty of the material body. By understanding and integrating the rich wisdom of classical Indian dance with relevant psychological input from yoga psychology and transformational practices, one comes in contact with an inner spiritual experience, beyond language and thought.

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Dr. Uma Krishnamurthy has been exposed to spiritual teachers and yoga philosophy from early childhood. She is a psychiatrist by training from India with many years of experience in the field of healing, yoga psychology, and transformation of emotions that are currently her main areas of interest and research. She is the author of an upcoming book on Yoga Psychology. Dr. Krishnamurthy has been traveling worldwide for the past ten years leading workshops and spiritual retreats on yoga psychology; in particular, she regularly conducts workshops at the Yoga Biomedical Trust in London, at Sivananda Yoga and Vedanta Centers worldwide, and at Krotona Theosophical Society, Ojai, California. Dr. Krishnamurthy has also received formal training in classical Indian dance. Her research on the similarities of yoga and classical Indian dance has received much acclaim. Possessed of great intelligence, creativity and presence, she is much loved by those who attend her programs.


Uma Krishnamurthy at the Way of the Way congress in Brasil



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