Gita Wisdom Teachings by Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara)

A bi-weekly Bhagavad Gita class in NY. Each session includes readings, analysis, audiovisuals, verse recitations and practical insights into India's essential wisdom text. Attendees will discover the message of the Gita, master basic vocabulary and concepts, and acquire skills for teaching and practicing yoga philosophy. Class notes available at For information on attending a class, visit

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Psychology of Devotion with Cristina Casanova

Updated 4 months ago.

A talk about the confluence of Bhakti teachings and contemporary family and personal therapy. Topics include:

- The pathologies that accompany a life of devotion
- Translating terms of devotion into modern clinical language
- Risks and rewards on the journey to selfhood

Part of a new monthly interview series: In Good Company. Go to to sign up for the newsletter updates about upcoming interviews and to attend the live recording sessions.

Guest Speaker
For 25 years, Cristina Casanova (Krishna Lila) was Assistant Director of Guidance for the New York City Department of Education with a focus on crisis management and family therapy. She teaches in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University. For more than 40 years she has been a Bhakti yoga practitioner who integrates wisdom from the traditional yoga texts into her approach to therapy.

Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara) is well known to the yoga community for his books and podcasts on the intersections of contemplative practice and daily life. A former instructor in the Religion Department of Hofstra University, Greene’s biographies of Holocaust survivors have sold more than ½-million copies worldwide.

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