The practice of yoga is commonly classified as the following of one of four paths –Ashtanga-yoga, Jnana Yoga, Karma-yoga and Bhakti-yoga. All four aim at realizing one’s divine essence. This talk will help clarify what separates these paths and what unites them, how it all relates to asana practice, as well as which elements of these paths are most practical for deepening one’s own yoga practice in today’s world.
Kaustubha Das has a special way of making the teachings and practices of yoga very approachable and relevant. He serves as Senior Educator & Creative Director of The Bhakti Center in Manhattan. Between the ages of 21 and 34 he lived as a Vaishnava monk, traveling and studying in ashrams in India and America. He teaches

bhakti-yoga philosophy and meditation, which he has practiced for over 30 years in the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition.

Kaustubha is not only incredibly literate in yoga teachings and practice, but he has imbibed them and lives them making his presentation both authoritative and heartfelt. – Raghunath Cappo