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Annamaya Kosha: Food Body

The Koshas: From Gross to Causal

In Introduction to the Panchamaya Kosha Model, we learned that the core of our being is encompassed by five sheaths called koshas. In this talk, Sandra Anderson describes the annamaya kosha, the physical or “food” body from the yogic perspective. Tune in and hear how our basic daily routines and activities (including asana, diet, and sleep) can help us align with our higher intelligence while living in harmony with the world.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 10 mins

About the Teacher

Sandra Anderson

Senior faculty at the Himalayan Institute, Sandy teaches yoga, meditation, and philosophy, and is a key instructor in the Institute's teacher training programs. She is the coauthor of the award-winning book, Yoga Mastering the Basics, and a frequent contributor to the Himalayan Institute's online Wisdom Library. Her work draws on her immersion in the living oral tradition, traditional texts of hatha yoga and tantra, training in Sanskrit, and her background in environmental science. A long-time resident at the Himalayan Institute with a diverse background and life experience, Sandy has a unique capacity to convey the richness of spiritual life in the contemporary world.

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