Science and spirituality have been at odds since the time of Galileo because of dogma and lack of dialogue. Yet they are two primary lenses through which we can explore who we are and illuminate the mysteries of the universe, while attempting to solve the current problems facing humanity.
A new paradigm is emerging today in spirituality, which is grounded in direct experience and informed by the latest scientific findings. Ancient spiritual concepts are more and more directly intertwined with modern-day science, especially quantum physics. In fact, the founders of quantum mechanics, Heisenberg, Bohr, and Schrödinger, were avid readers of the Vedic texts and observed that their experiments in quantum physics were consistent with what they had read in the Vedas. Vedic texts such as the Bahgavad Gita and the Upanishads were collectively considered the most influential books ever written by eminent people like Thoreau, Kant, Schopenhauer, Schrödinger, Heisenberg, Tesla, Einstein, and others.
The most positive action we can perform to contribute to the momentous task of bringing our planet back into balance is to start changing ourselves.
The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat provides an immersion into the daily practices of a yogic lifestyle. We are a traditional yoga ashram for contemporary yoga study and practice. Surrounded by the bounty and beauty of nature, the ashram is a place where people come from around the world to expand and deepen their knowledge of yoga.
Join leading scholars and scientists to explore the newly emerging scientific study of consciousness and its relationship to human spirituality.