About Jadatharaya

The Jadatharaya Institute of Right Living and Yoga is a non-profit organisation, based in South Africa, and formed in 2005 by Swami Shankarananda in order make available to dedicated aspirants, the traditional methods of yoga, meditation and spiritual living as ways to attain enlightenment.

The institute holds regular weekly classes by qualified instructors, trained by Swami Himself in Verulam, Scottburgh, Tongaat, Stanger and Cowies Hill in kwaZulu-Natal, and in Midrand, Johannesburg. The 18 Kriya Asanas of Mahavatar Babaji Nagaraj are taught primarily and dedicated teaches can receive certified training in this technique which includes Babaji's18 specific healing postures, pranayama and meditation as well as right-living principles.

Classes are held on a donation basis and students are encouraged to attend regularly. Special early-morning classes are held on Sundays for more disciplined students.

All class donations and sales of books and CDs are used to further promote awareness of Yoga by holding lectures and workships and producing printed matter for distribution.