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Epistemology of Inner Peace

Yoga: a wellbeing skill

Realised in cooperation with the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin, this project focused on yoga as a health system.

Research carried out in medical and educational institutions in India, Europe, and Japan, allowed for exploring how yoga practitioners train awareness, relate with the world, respond to challenges, and overcome suffering.

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Yoga’s focus on the process, rather than goal, suggests that wellbeing is a never-finished practice of learning.

To put it simply, yoga and wellbeing are skills.

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The research practically contributed to several yoga-based wellbeing education projects.

Read more about yoga as a wellbeing activity at the SBV Medical University in Pondicherry, India for patients experiencing mental health problems.

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Find out more about Yoga Mela, a wellbeing programme in Lonavla, India for children living with developmental difficulties.