Body - Mind - Heart - Spirit
Today (December 31st) Thousands of Yoga Aspirants celebrate Yoga Master Swami Vishnu-devananda's 81st birthday. Swami Vishnu-devananda lived 1927-1993. He was one of main the pioneers of Yoga and Meditation in Europe and America. He was one of the great disciples of Swami Sivananda. In 1957 he came to the West. He founded the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers. He is my Master and Guru. I spent 12 years in his centers in Eupe and America, before I startet the first Yoga Vidya Center in Frankfurt in 1992. His energy and guidance keeps inspiring me and the many Yoga Teachers trained by Yoga Vidya.
Here is a Slide Show with more than 100 photographs of Swami Vishnu-devananda. You might want to change to "full-screen mode" and dim the light in your room.
Lectures of Narayani about Swami Vishnu-devananda (English-German):
Shanmug speaks about Swami Vishnu-devananda:
Swami Vishnu-devananda performs Asanas: