About Mani Raman

Mani Raman is a dynamic, inspirational teacher of Yoga and meditation from India who brings his wisdom, high energy, humor and wit to every class he teaches. With intuition, clarity and compassion, he guides his students on and off the mat in overcoming physical, mental, emotional and spiritual blockages to expand their minds and experience Oneness. Thousands of students from all over the world, regardless of gender, age or creed, have benefited from the powerful, life transforming teachings which he is passing down humbly in the tradition of his teachers while using anecdotes and examples from contemporary life to allow his students to access the ancient messages with ease.

Mani continues studying intensively from his teachers and life itself, untiringly spreading the message of yoga that each and everyone can discover the source of perfect health, happiness and peace within.   Read More

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“Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”
- Swami Sivananda

Inspiration

Swami Sivananda

One of the greatest yoga masters of the 20th century, Swami Sivananda guided thousands of spiritual seekers, disciples and aspirants all over the world. As a major spiritual voice of his time, Sri Swami Sivananda was the founder of the Divine Life Society (DLS) in 1936, Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy (1948) and author of over 200 books on yoga, Vedanta and a variety of subjects. He remains as the inspiration behind the modern day yoga practice.

Swami Vishnudevananda

Founder of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres, Swami Vishnudevananda, was a world authority on Hatha and Raja Yoga. Swamiji was also known as the "Flying Swami" for the different peace missions he accomplished around the world.

“Life is a pilgrimage. The wise man does not rest by the roadside inns. He marches direct to the illimitable domain of eternal bliss, his ultimate destination.”
- Swami Sivananda

Tradition

Yogic Tradition

Yoga is an ancient and complete humanistic spiritual science which evolved with the Saraswati, Kaveri, Narmada, Godawari and Gangetic civilizations in India, through thousands of years of study and inner experience. Today people practice yoga for bodily health, mental concentration, tranquility and spiritual experience. There are a variety of yogic paths to suit different human needs and temperaments all of which assist in the liberation of human potential and creativity. Understandably, many of the paths interact and flow into each other and, individually or combined, they are tools designed to help us become caring and considerate, loving and compassionate human beings.  Read More

Vedic Tradition

The Vedic Tradition is one of the most ancient surviving spiritual and mystical traditions on the planet. It advocates realisation of the divine as the ultimate truth and living a pious and virtuous life in the material world.  Read More

“The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.”
- Swami Sivananda

Testimonials

"Mani Sir is an amazing teacher. I have come across very few teachers in my life who are able to give so selflessly and unselfishly.
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"I was truly blessed to do my month-long TTC with Mani Raman at Sivananda Yoga VidyaPeetham in February 2015.
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"I met Mani at the Sivananda Teachers' Training in Kerala in February 2015. He was our main yoga teacher who took us twice a day through the rigorous training programme. There where nearly 50 students on this training programme.
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" Having Maniji as my Yoga teacher at YTTC 2015 in Kerala, South India was a wonderful experience. He is a true teacher, teaching from his heart and I enjoyed every class led by him. His way of teaching is kind and firm at the same time, motivating his students to develop and deepen their practice.
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“Thou art the master of thy destiny. Thou art divine. Live up to it. Feel and realise thy divine nature. Draw courage and spiritual strength from within.”
- Swami Sivananda

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iSeva Projects

The iSeva Project is a transformational journey that builds community, provokes awareness and action around global issues, and raises significant funds to support communities in crisis. With a focus on listening closely to the needs of locals and underprivileged in India, the iSeva program has seen incredible success, creating real impact in few parts of India.

The grassroots fundraising process of the iSeva Project builds leadership skills and cultivates dedication and passion for taking direct action. This is an opportunity for participants to have an in depth immersion into trauma-informed cultural awareness, witnessing firsthand the effects of global issues and an inspiring experience of projects that are successful and sustainable.

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When you support iSeva Project, you are helping to provide wellness and empowerment opportunities for numerous communities including low-income, underserved, and local populations. We can always use a little help from our friends!

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“It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.”
- Swami Sivananda
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