Style: Philosophy

In this section we offer interviews, readings and expositions that explore the fascinating realm of yoga philosophy. Yoga philosophy is thousands of years old and based on first-hand experience. Yoga is considered a science. Explore the ideas and dimensions of thought that spring from this ancient art.

Meditation, Philosophy
2 Minutes
Learn to Meditate in 90 Seconds
Sujantra McKeever | December 19, 2014

Sujantra explains the basic principles of meditation in just 90 seconds. The key is to begin.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Spiritual Teachers
Sujantra McKeever | November 9, 2013

Interview with Sujantra McKeever about various spiritual teachers, their purpose and how to use them.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Yoga and Samadhi
Sri Chinmoy | June 5, 2015

Sri Chinmoy draws on personal experience to describe the deepest levels of meditation.

Philosophy
30 Minutes
Vegetarian and Vegan Diet with Teekhnata
| March 20, 2015

Explore the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle with Teekhnata. She is very knowledgeable and passionate about nutrition and health.

Philosophy
15 Minutes
Interview with Lena Schmidt
All Interviews, Lena Schmidt | June 12, 2014

Yoga teacher Lena Schmidt discusses her journey in discovering yoga and how it has changed her life.

Philosophy
15 Minutes
Zen Meditation Introduction Series
Astika, Sujantra McKeever | October 10, 2014

Sujantra interviews Astika who has practiced meditation for over 40 years. He discusses various traditions and his own personal practice.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Science of Meditation
Sujantra McKeever | March 11, 2015

Science is discovering what sages have said for thousands of years. Yoga works! Find out how.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
The Purpose of Emotion
Sujantra McKeever | February 5, 2014

Connect with the ever increasing life energy and learn how emotion is the fuel or energy that renews and revitalizes our inner being.

Philosophy
10 Minutes
Interview with Heather Fenwick
All Interviews, Heather Fenwick | June 3, 2014

In this interview, Heather discusses her yoga journey, her trips to India and how yoga philosophy augments her life.

Feed Your Soul, Kirtan Introductions, Philosophy
5 Minutes
Introduction to Kirtan – Musical Meditation
Tom Warner | October 22, 2014

Tom has lead weekly kirtan at the yoga studio for five years. Discover your own voice in this ancient, heart centered practice. GO TO the ‘Music’ tab for detailed chant tutorials.

Feed Your Soul, Performances, Philosophy
5 Minutes
Shambhu Concert Interview
| January 15, 2015

Explore the inner dimensions of music and creativity with composer, musician and PR genius Shambhu.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Interview with Jamie Martin
All Interviews, Jamie Martin | January 6, 2015

Jamie shares her experience with major health issues and how yoga helped bring about remission. Her story is both inspiring and amazing… with Blair Hartwell

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Personal Effort
Sujantra McKeever | February 5, 2014

Step into a new dimension of self and learn how the spiritual journey is a process, not a destination. Readings taken from the book “Paths are Many, Truth is One”.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Running and Meditation
Salil Wilson | July 8, 2014

Join Sujantra McKeever and Salil Wilson, Executive Director of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, for a discussion and recommendations on the connections between running and meditation.

Philosophy
20 Minutes
My Stroke of Insight – Book Review
Astika, Sujantra McKeever | October 10, 2014

Sujantra and Astika review and discuss the fascinating book, My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D. (Plume)

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Spirit
Sujantra McKeever | February 5, 2014

Connect to the energy of the universe in this brief video taken from the book “Paths are Many, Truth is One”.

Philosophy
2 Minutes
Nonviolence
Sujantra McKeever | March 11, 2015

Explore the principle of non-violence as applied to daily life and the yogic journey.  

Philosophy
10 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey – Lauren McLaren
All Interviews, Lauren McLaren, Sujantra McKeever | October 21, 2014

Sujantra interviews Lauren on, “The Seeker’s Journey.”

Philosophy
10 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey Part 1: Exploring Meditation
Salil Wilson, Sujantra McKeever | July 18, 2014

Join Sujantra and Salil as they explore meditation through their own experiences and the book “Meditation” by Sri Chinmoy.

Philosophy
10 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey Part 2: Exploring the History of Meditation
Salil Wilson, Sujantra McKeever | July 18, 2014

In Part 2 of this Seekers Journey, the historical and personal roots of meditation are explored.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Brahmacharya
Sujantra McKeever | March 6, 2015

The yogic journey calls for purity and intensity. Explore the principle of brahmacharya and how it can apply to your life.

Philosophy
10 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey Part 3: Awakening the Heart
Salil Wilson, Sujantra McKeever | July 18, 2014

Gain insight into the opening of your heart through this ongoing discussion of the different aspects of meditation.

Philosophy
15 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey Part 4: Am I Meditating Well?
Salil Wilson, Sujantra McKeever | July 18, 2014

In Part 4 of this series, Sujantra and Salil discuss the issue of evaluating your meditation practice in positive ways that are non-judgemental.

Philosophy
20 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey Part 5: Spiritual Teachers
Salil Wilson, Sujantra McKeever | July 18, 2014

Part 5 of this series addresses the issue of seeking a spiritual leader or teacher and what to look for.

Philosophy
15 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey Part 6: Integrating Meditation Into Our Lives
Salil Wilson, Sujantra McKeever | July 17, 2014

Sujantra and Salil deal with practical issues surrounding meditation like having time, where to meditate and for how long.

Philosophy
10 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey Part 7 Meditation: The Practical Problem Solver
Salil Wilson, Sujantra McKeever | July 17, 2014

In this last part of the Seekers Journey, practical, real life benefits of meditation are discussed.

Philosophy
10 Minutes
Seeker’s Journey with Tom Warner
All Interviews, Tom Warner | January 23, 2015

Tom’s yoga journey spans 25 years, from a slow beginning to a way of life. He encourages the study of yoga and participation in your yoga community.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Ultramarathons and Self-Transcendence
Salil Wilson | July 8, 2014

Salil talks about “going beyond your own limitations” during a 6 day ultra marathon where he runs up to 40 miles/day.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Spiritual Teachers Pt. 2
Sujantra McKeever | February 6, 2014

Tap into the ancient tradition of seeking a spiritual teacher to help you meditate and contemplate. From the writings of Sri Chinmoy.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
Ramana Maharshi Reading
Sujantra McKeever | November 9, 2013

Happiness! A reading by Sujantra from the writings of spiritual teacher Ramana Maharshi.

Philosophy
5 Minutes
What is Yoga? with Sujantra McKeever
Sujantra McKeever | November 9, 2013

A reading by Sujantra from the book “Yoga and the Spiritual Life”, written by Sri Chinmoy.

Interview, Philosophy, Pranayama
10 Minutes
Lauren on Pranayama
Lauren McLaren, Sujantra McKeever | October 21, 2014

Sujantra interviews Lauren McLaren on Pranayama.

Philosophy
2 Minutes
Interview with Salil Wilson
All Interviews, Salil Wilson | December 6, 2013

Salil has practiced meditation for over 20 years. He explores integrating dedication with daily living and his practice. He discusses sincerity and the higher-self.

Meditation, Philosophy
5 Minutes
Building a Meditation Space with Tom Warner
All Interviews, Tom Warner | January 23, 2015

It’s essential to create a ‘space’ for your meditation practice. Tom Warner describes his meditation space and gives practical tips for all.

Philosophy
10 Minutes
Interview with Danielle Brand-Lemond
All Interviews, Danielle Brand-Lemond | February 3, 2015
Philosophy
5 Minutes
Yoga Sutras
Sujantra McKeever | March 11, 2015

The essence of yoga philosophy and practice was codified over 2000 years ago by Patanjali. This overview educates and informs.  

Philosophy
5 Minutes
The funny beginnings of our production facility. [Bloopers]
Sujantra McKeever | April 30, 2016

It is always good to be able to laugh at oneself…so here we go!

Philosophy
1 minute
Welcome to Pilgrimage Yoga Online with founder Sujantra
Sujantra McKeever | December 6, 2013
Interview, Philosophy
5 Minutes
Interview with Lauren McLaren
All Interviews, Lauren McLaren, Sujantra McKeever | October 21, 2014

Sujantra interviews Pilgrimage Yoga Studio teacher, Lauren McLaren.

Philosophy, русский
5 Minutes
Интервью с Вашудеви Самар.
| August 10, 2015

Яшудеви прошла курс обучения для преподавателей йоги в нашей студии, и она является переводчиком видеоуроков В настоящее время она преподает йогу в Украине.