Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana or VYASA is a registered charitable institution (1986) working for making Yoga as a socially relevant Science. Based on the teachings of Swami Vivekananda the four streams of Yoga with unity in their diversity, the key essence of Indian culture, applications of Yoga to bring health, harmony, peace the world over are now spread across the globe in nearly 30 countries. The mission of VYASA is to combine the best of the East (Yoga and Spiritual lore) with that of the West (modern scientific research). Taking into the performance of this Institution in conducting Short Term and Long Term Courses on Yoga and its allied subjects (and on affiliating to 4 universities from 1990 to 2001) including the Bangalore University), the UGC named S-VYASA in 2002 as a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956.
S-VYASA, the acronym of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana is a unique Yoga University translating the vision and teachings of Swami Vivekananda to action through academic higher education programs. It is also the First ISO 2001:2008 Certified Yoga University.
oga Research and Yoga Therapy – two Yoga fields which S-VYASA has poured life into!
Over the years, S-VYASA has been substantiating scientific validation through Research @ S-VYASA. We have successfully published 284 research papers which have all been indexed in PubMed/Medline or Psychlit/Psychinfo. S-VYASA has carried itself as a Centre of Advanced Research (CAR) in Yoga and Neurophysiology accredited by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
S-VYASA is also supported by one-of-its-kind Yoga Therapy Research health Home with a 250-bed inpatient treatment facility called Arogyadhama run by VYASA. This is essentially envisioned to prevent and treat modern NCDs, long-term rehabilitation and to promote Positive Health.
Offering well designed Yoga Courses in S-VYASA, we now have 114 PhDs, 51 MScs and over 410 students in various branches. We have so far produced 25 PhDs and 21 MDs from our University.
S-VYASA and VYASA have their campus 30 Kms away from the center of Bangalore. The campus is called Prashanti Kutiram, the Abode of Peace. Lying in the lap of nature amidst greenery, the campus lies sprawling over 100 acres. The campus is about 14 Kms from the bountiful Bannerughatta National Park.
S-VYASA has an exhaustive Yoga Library with a good collection of 15000 books, videos and books. the digital library has a few thousand on-line journals. SVYP (Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakashan) is the publication wing of S-VYASA. We have about 35 Titles, Videos and Audios.
S-VYASA has, over the years, standardized such Advanced Yoga techniques as CM (Cyclic Meditation), PET (Pranic Energisation Technique), MSRT (Mind Sound Resonance Technique), MEMT (Mastering the Emotions Technique), MIRT (Mind Imagery Technique), VISAK (Vijnana Sadhana Kausala) and ANAMS (Anandamrita Sincana).
IJOY or International Journal of Yoga is gaining more and more popularity over 4 years of its existence and got PubMed status from the very second issue. On the IJOY website, one can read entire set of research papers published freely. We are hoping to make this journal a platform to bring together all good experimental researches on Yoga! IJOY-PPP is the other dimension of IJOY which is meant essentially to unearth the hidden dimensions of our Shastras, in the three areas of Philosophy, Para-psychology and Psychology.
Ours is the only Yoga University offering various Yoga Courses. Here students undergo Life Training and Character Building Education with Yoga as a way of Life. Here Gurukula way of Education is coRead more