Kaivalya and Yoga Sutra chapter 4 were the subject of the KYM annual retreat at the Swami Dyananda Ashram in Rishikesh from 26th June to 7th July 2018. Wendy Haring describes her experience there.
TSYP member Liz Knott is currently taking the TSYP Vedic Chant Teacher Training course with Radha Sundarajan and Helen Macpherson. Liz has been chanting for about twenty years and talks about her journey.
Early summer 2018 Gill Lloyd attended a gathering of 16 fellow students of TKV Desikachar in France. They came together to celebrate Sir’s life and teaching through meditation, chanting and open discussion, and to talk about how his work can be transmitted to new and future generations.
This year’s WYF at Beale Park beside the Thames, again took place under largely sunny skies and hosted the same wide range of Yoga approaches and related activities.
With great sadness we pass on the news that our late teacher’s brother, Sri T K Sribhasyam, passed from this life at the weekend.
Michael Hutchinson reflects on his experience at the 2nd World Yoga Festival, 2017. In the first weekend of July the sun shone on the 2nd World Yoga Festival at Beale Park, on the banks of the Thames in Berkshire.Andy, Helen and I arrived in the early coolness of the Friday morning to sit once again at the feet of Sri S. Sridharan, our living link to the teaching of Sri T. Krishnamacharya and Sri TKV Desikachar. Appropriately, the Festival theme this year was of homage to our teachers.
Gill Lloyd, the UK’s remaining direct student of Sri Desikachar during his final years and formerly Chair of both Viniyoga Britain and KHYF-UK, was awarded honorary life membership of TSYP at our 2016 AGM.