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Vamadeva Shastri

Superior Master and Member of Board of Advisors

Pandit Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley ) is a Vedic teacher or acharya , has worked internationally to promote Vedic knowledge . He is known for his ability to integrate Ayurveda , Yoga and Vedic astrology in one system to raise awareness that can be easily understood and applied today. His work has been recognized both in India and in the West.

Vamadeva is the author of more than thirty books published in twenty different languages ​​in the last thirty years. He is the author of numerous articles and teaching materials for courses Vedic . A student of Sanskrit , translated ancient Vedic texts, including the Rigveda and Upanishads. His most recent book Mantra Yoga and Primal Sound is considered one of the best texts available on mantra, and includes the practice of mantra meditation. He also teaches meditation based on Vedanta teachings of Ramana Maharshi.

Vamadeva is an advisor to several groups and institutions of Ayurveda and Yoga. He has worked with many spiritual and healing through world organizations. He has taught at the Chopra Center since its inception nearly twenty years ago. The nature of their work , teachings , and other Vedic connections are explained on their website.

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Concentration and Meditation To reach the meditative state, concentration is required first. A scattered, distracted, and inattentive mind cannot truly meditate, even if one sits silently for long periods of time. As the Yoga Sutras teach us, one must first develop the one-pointed mind (ekagra chitta) in order to reach state in which the mind is dissolved into higher awareness (...