In the Indian tradition, Ganesha, the elephant-headed deity, is considered the "remover of obstacles" and the deva of intellect and wisdom.
It is common to address Ganesha and chant his mantra at the beginning of any ritual or journey into wisdom practices.
om gam ganapataye namaha
The breadth and magnitude of Eastern philosophies and practices can be daunting. Our commitment is to curate programs and educational experiences that clarify your understanding in a way that is fruitful for your practice and your life.
IT IS OUR CONVICTION THAT THIS KIND OF UNDERSTANDING IS A necessary condition for the EXPERIENCE OF DEEP, TRANSFORMATIVE PRACTICE.
The Journey Begins...
Our writings, courses and classes on the history of these traditions will position you well to understand the relationships between practices, principles and concepts.
texts & Traditions
Looking into the traditions of Classical Yoga, Buddhism, Shaivism and others is a practice of reading and exploring the wisdom found in ancient texts. Study these texts with us.
audio & Video Offerings
For those on the go or those with tight schedules, our audio and video offerings will keep you educated and entertained.
For those looking to deepen their studies and evolve their education, our masterclasses are taught by some of the most respected teachers in these traditions.
Our educational retreats and study abroad programs will inspire your heart and reinvigorate your practice.
Our online and in-person trainings are taught by experienced teachers from the New York City area and across the country.