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Syllabus for Bachelor in Yoga and Naturopathy (2nd Year)

Theory Paper III – Yoga Aphorisms of Saint Thirumoolar

Unit I - Introduction

Ashtanga Yoga

History of Thirumoolar

History of Patanjali          

Thirumandiram

Patanjali Yoga Sutra

Unit II - iyama and NIyama

Definition

Perform yamas always

Ways of Iyama 

Ways of Niyama

Ten virtues of Niyama

Further Ten attributes of Niyama

UNIT III - Asanas and Pranayama

Definition         

Prominent asanas             

Padmasana - Lotus Posture

Bhadrasana  - Happy Posture           

Kukkudasana - Cock Posture

Simhasana - Lion Posture

Important Asanas are Eight

Master the steed of breath

Control of Inhalation and exahalation

Breathe Control Activates Body       

Breathe Control Yields Life-Nectar

Puraka Kumbhaka Rechaka Alternated - Cleansing

Breath Control Makes Body Light as Carpenter Bee

Bee Control Gives Supreme Strength              

Knowledge of Science of Breath Leads to Him

Effect of Puraka, Kumbhaka, Rechaka

Time duration of inhaling, retaining and exhaling

How to Practice Pranayama

Purify body by breath control

Inhale 12 Matras ; Retain 4 Matras

Learn to control breath and master death

Unit IV - Prathyahara

Blessing of Mind withdrawal           

Retain Breath Blow Navel Region

Where Kundalini is           

Breath Control for Maha Siddha Yoga

When Light Appears        

What Kundalini yoga is

Kundalini Yoga Ends Birth              

Pratyahara

Pranayama Helps Pratyahara            

What Pratyahara Can lead to

Unit V - Dharana

How  to Practice Dharana

Lord Dances in Sahasrara

Siva ascends to Sakthi      

Practice of Kundalini Yoga

Practice Breath Control in proper time measure

Practice breath control in silence

Longevity gained by breath control

Mind control through breath control

Make the body immortal

Dharana Involution

Dhyana and Samadhi

Dhyana is of two kinds

In Dhyana the Divine Light appears

In Dhyana can be seen the Jnana form of Siva

Alas! They perform not Dhyana

Dhyana brightens all lamps within

Look within in dhyana

Fruits of Dhyana

Dhyana leads to cessation of birth

Varied sound experiences in Dhyana

Other sound experiences in Dhyana

Fruits of God Realization

Yoga leads to Nadanta

Involution into Nada is final stage

The way to ancension to space lies through meditation

Perfect meditation leads to immortality

Meditation leads across the three spheres

To transcend mandala is to be exalted

Immortality through Dhyana yoga

Deep meditation on centres leads to God

Grace comes from Dhyana

Samadhi is the final goal of ashtanga yoga

Vision of light resplendent in samadhi

In samadhi Mano-Laya is reached

Mystic vision in Samadhi

In Samadhi they vision the void.

Vision Lord’s Dance in Samadhi

Samadhi leads to Siva

Ambrosia in Samadhi leads to God

In Samadhi, oneness in God is attained

Vision of mystic moon in samadhi

Union with Siva in Samadhi

Tranquility in Samadhi

Samadhi leads to worship by Gods

Samadhi transcends Siddhis.

Reference:

1) CYN Text book of Asana Andiappan

2) Thirumoolar Thirumandiram Text books

3) Mahalingam(2006) Tirumantiram, Chennai: Sri Ramakrishna Math

4) Annamalai.Suba(1997) Tirumantiram, Chennai: Indian Culture – Research Institute.

Theory Paper IV – Advanced Asanas and Naturopathic Diet and Methods

Unit I:

Preparation of Yogic chart for different age groups

Super Junior

Sub-Junior

Junior

Senior

Elderly

Veteran

Senior Veteran

Unit II:

Preparation OF NATUROPATHIC diet chart for different age group

Sub-Super Junior

Super Junior

Sub-Junior

Junior

Senior

Elderly

Elderly

Veteran

Senior Veteran

Unit III:

Practice of advanced asanas
Padma Padmasana

Poorna Navasana

Sarvangasana

Padma Sarvangasana

Shivalingasana

Kapotasana

Poorna Dhanurasana

Lagu Vajrasana

Sirasasana

Padma Sirasasana

Chakrasana

Upavista Konasana

Veerasana

Eka Pada  Raja Kapotasana

Kurmasana

Unit IV:   

PrePARation of naturopathic food

Preparing naturopathic foods

Unit V:

NATUROPATHIC METHODS

Mud therapy – Mud Pack – Cold Chest Pack – Wet Sheet Pack

Enema – Tonic Enema – Exciting Enema and Cleansing Enema

Types of Baths – Stream Bath – Hip Bath – Foot Bath – Spinal Bath – Sitz Bath

Rays – Treatment

Massage – Techniques – Effects – Contra Indications – Therapeutic Applications.

References  :

Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan

Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi

Iyengar B. K. S ( 1976) Light on yoga, London, Unwin paperpacks.

Sivananda Saraswathi swami (1934) Yoga Asanas Madras : My magazine of India.

Satyanada saraswati swami (2008) Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, munger : Yoga publications trust.

Iyenger B.K.S (2008) Light on pranayama, New Delhi : Haper Collins publishers India.

Vishnu Devananda Swami (1972) The complete Illustrated  book of yoga, New york : Pocket Books.

Chandrasekaran K (1999) sound health through yoga Sedapatti : Prem Kalyan Publications.

Yogeshwaranand saraswathi swami ( 1975) First steps to higher yoga , Gangothari : Yoga niketan trust.

Coulter, H David (2001) Anatomy and Hatha yoga,USA:Body and Breath Inc.

Kirk Martin (2006) Hatha Yoga  Illustrated  Champaign : Humenkinetics.

Gharote (2004) Applied yoga, Lonvla : Kaivalyadhama.

Kathy Lee Kapppmeier and Diane M. Ambrosini (2006) Instructing Hatha Yoga, Champaign : Human Kinetics.

15. Sivananda Swami(2008) Practice of Nature Cure, Shivanandanagar: The Divine Life  Society.

Practical III

Practice of Advanced Asanas and Naturopathic Diet and Methods

Unit I:

Preparation of Yogic chart for different age groups

Super Junior

Sub-Junior

Junior

Senior

Unit II:

Elderly

Veteran

Senior Veteran

Unit III:

Preparation OF NATUROPATHIC diet chart for different age group

Sub-Super Junior

Super Junior

Sub-Junior

Junior

Senior

Unit IV:

Elderly

Veteran

Senior Veteran

Unit V:

 Practice of advanced asanas

Padma Padmasana

Poorna Navasana

Nirambala Sarvangasana

Padma Sarvangasana

Shivalingasana

Kapotasana

Poorna Dhanurasana

Lagu Vajrasana

Sirasasana

Padma Sirasasana

Chakrasana

Upavista Konasana

Veerasana

Eka Pada  Raja Kapotasana

Kurmasana

References:

Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan

Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi

Iyengar B. K. S ( 1976) Light on yoga, London, Unwin paperpacks.

Sivananda Saraswathi swami (1934) Yoga Asanas Madras : My magazine of India.

Satyanada saraswati swami (2008) Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, munger : Yoga publications trust.

Iyenger B.K.S (2008) Light on pranayama, New Delhi : Haper Collins publishers India.

Vishnu Devananda Swami (1972) The complete Illustrated  book of yoga, New york : Pocket Books.

Chandrasekaran K (1999) sound health through yoga Sedapatti : Prem Kalyan Publications.

Yogeshwaranand saraswathi swami ( 1975) First steps to higher yoga , Gangothari : Yoga niketan trust.

Coulter, H David (2001) Anatomy and Hatha yoga,USA:Body and Breath Inc.

Kirk Martin (2006) Hatha Yoga  Illustrated  Champaign : Humenkinetics.

Gharote (2004) Applied yoga, Lonvla : Kaivalyadhama.

Kathy Lee Kapppmeier and Diane M. Ambrosini (2006) Instructing Hatha Yoga, Champaign : Human Kinetics.

15. Sivananda Swami(2008) Practice of Nature Cure, Shivanandanagar: The Divine Life  Society.

Practical Paper IV

Preparation of Yogic chart for different age groups

Preparation OF NATUROPATHIC diet chart for different age groups.

Unit I:

Preparation of Yogic chart for different age groups

Super Junior

Sub-Junior

Junior

Senior

UNIT II:

Elderly

Veteran

Senior Veteran

UNIT III:

Preparation OF NATUROPATHIC diet chart for different age groups

Sub-Super Junior

Super Junior

Sub-Junior

Junior

Senior

Unit IV:

Elderly

Veteran

Senior Veteran

Unit V:

Practice of advanced asanasPadma Padmasana

Poorna Navasana

Nirambala Sarvangasana

Padma Sarvangasana

Shivalingasana

Kapotasana

Poorna Dhanurasana

Lagu Vajrasana

Sirasasana

Padma Sirasasana

Chakrasana

Upavista Konasana

Veerasana

Eka Pada  Raja Kapotasana

Kurmasana

References:

Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan

Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi

Iyengar B. K. S ( 1976) Light on yoga, London, Unwin paperpacks.

Sivananda Saraswathi swami (1934) Yoga Asanas Madras : My magazine of India.

Satyanada saraswati swami (2008) Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, munger : Yoga publications trust.

Iyenger B.K.S (2008) Light on pranayama, New Delhi : Haper Collins publishers India.

Vishnu Devananda Swami (1972) The complete Illustrated  book of yoga, New york : Pocket Books.

Chandrasekaran K (1999) sound health through yoga Sedapatti : Prem Kalyan Publications.

Yogeshwaranand saraswathi swami ( 1975) First steps to higher yoga , Gangothari : Yoga niketan trust.

Coulter, H David (2001) Anatomy and Hatha yoga,USA:Body and Breath Inc.

Kirk Martin (2006) Hatha Yoga  Illustrated  Champaign : Humenkinetics.

Gharote (2004) Applied yoga, Lonvla : Kaivalyadhama.

Kathy Lee Kapppmeier and Diane M. Ambrosini (2006) Instructing Hatha Yoga, Champaign : Human Kinetics.

15. Sivananda Swami(2008) Practice of Nature Cure, Shivanandanagar: The Divine Life  Society.

Practical – V

Presentation of naturopathic Diet and methods

Unit I:

Presenting of naturopathic food

Presenting naturopathic foods

Unit II:

NATUROPATHIC METHODS

Mud therapy – Mud Pack – Cold Chest Pack – Wet Sheet Pack

Unit III:

Enema – Tonic Enema – Exciting Enema and Cleansing Enema

Unit IV:

Types of Baths – Stream Bath – Hip Bath – Foot Bath – Spinal Bath – Sitz Bath

Unit V:

Rays – Treatment

Massage – Techniques – Effects – Contra Indications – Therapeutic Applications.

References:

Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan

Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi

Iyengar B. K. S ( 1976) Light on yoga, London, Unwin paperpacks.

Sivananda Saraswathi swami (1934) Yoga Asanas Madras : My magazine of India.

Satyanada saraswati swami (2008) Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, munger : Yoga publications trust.

Iyenger B.K.S (2008) Light on pranayama, New Delhi : Haper Collins publishers India.

Vishnu Devananda Swami (1972) The complete Illustrated  book of yoga, New york : Pocket Books.

Chandrasekaran K (1999) sound health through yoga Sedapatti : Prem Kalyan Publications.

Yogeshwaranand saraswathi swami ( 1975) First steps to higher yoga , Gangothari : Yoga niketan trust.

Coulter, H David (2001) Anatomy and Hatha yoga,USA:Body and Breath Inc.

Kirk Martin (2006) Hatha Yoga  Illustrated  Champaign : Humenkinetics.

Gharote (2004) Applied yoga, Lonvla : Kaivalyadhama.

Kathy Lee Kapppmeier and Diane M. Ambrosini (2006) Instructing Hatha Yoga, Champaign : Human Kinetics.

15. Sivananda Swami(2008) Practice of Nature Cure, Shivanandanagar: The Divine Life  Society.

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