Every year, Yogoda Satsanga sannyasis receive requests from corporate organizations, educational institutions, and associations for delivering public talks covering various how-to-live topics. Past year, during the COVID-19 pandemic, a greater thrust was laid upon topics such as combating worry, balancing work with spirituality etc. YSS sannyasis gave several such talks through various video-conferencing platforms.
The in-person public talks by YSS sannyasis are usually held on the organizer’s campus, and are attended mainly by their members and staff. This time however, as the talks were conducted online, it enabled many people worldwide to join along with their families and friends. Some of the talks are also available for viewing, the link to these videos are given below.
Swami Ishwarananda delivered a talk on ‘Kriya Yoga: Ancient Science for Modern Age’ at NIMHANS centre for mental health and neuroscience on October 14, 2020.
Swami Suddhananda Giri, delivered a talk on ‘Kriya Yoga Meditation: Inner Energy Control Technology’ at “AICTE-ISTE INDUCTION/REFRESHER PROGRAM ” organized by Nowgong Polytechnic, Nagaon, Assam, on February 26, 2021.
Swami Smaranananda delivered a talk on ‘Meditation: An Antidote to Stress, Worry, and Anxiety’ at Plumb Skills Expo 2021 organised by Indian Plumbing Skills Council (IPSC) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on February 25, 2021.
Swami Ishwaranandaji delivered a talk in Hindi on “Role Of Yoga in Boosting Immunity” at a webinar organised by TedX Kanke on the International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2020.
‘PYSSUM Wellness Centre’ inauguration on the auspicious day of Guruji’s Birthday. Swami Suddhananda Giri spoke in Hindi at the event on January 5, 2021.
Swami Nigamananda spoke at the 13th World Confluence of ‘Humanity, Power, and Spirituality’ organized by SREI Foundation on December 18, 2020.
Swami Shraddhananda spoke on ‘Quest for Excellence’ on December 13, 2020, addressing the doctors of Indian Medical Association (Vellore).
Swami Ishwarananda spoke on the ‘The True Meaning of Aum and How to Tap into its Healing Power’ on December 2, 2020, at the annual Paediatric Conference of North India organized by Indian Academy of Paediatrics (New Delhi).
Swami Suddhananda Giri gave a talk for The Chamber of Tax Consultants on Friday, October 16, 2020, on ‘Ridding Worries and Living in Ever New Joy’ and led the listeners through a guided meditation.
Swami Smaranananda conducted a live meditation session at Yogananda Guru Web Series of webinars organized by Shoolini University on May 20, 2020. The focus of the series being ‘To Enlighten Every Soul With Knowledge And Peace.’
Swami Suddhananda spoke in Tamil on ‘Discovering Inner Peace through Yoga Meditation’ to students of PSG College, Coimbatore on June 20, 2020.
Swami Suddhananda delivered a discourse in Tamil on ‘How to Handle the New Normal with the Help of Yoga’ to faculty members and students of Hindusthan Educational Institutions, Coimbatore on June 19, 2020.
On October 23, 2020, Swami Smaranananda took part in the International Webinar on Tradition and Systems of Yoga – A Cultural and Historical Background, conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University. He spoke on ‘Leading a Joyous and Balanced Life through Yoga Meditation.’
Swami Suddhananda Giri addressed Chartered Accountants of SCV & Co. LLP on July 24, 2020, on ‘COVID Scenario Today — The Spiritual Aspect.’ He explained how one can create a balance between one’s professional duties and one’s spiritual life.
Brahmachari Adyananda spoke at the Online Faculty Development Program on “NEP 2020: Impetus for Life Skills and Holistic Development” on March 2, 2021 on ‘Meditation: A Potential Tool for Holistic Development’ organized by Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer.