Vows Preparation Course

Phone course begins September 9 2019

Mondays from 7:00-8:30 pm (Eastern Time)

13 phone conference calls (dates below)

This phone course is offered annually, for candidates to explore their interest in taking vows with Svaroopa® Vidya Ashram.  Click here for more information about the different levels of vows for yogis' differing situations.

All levels require an application and Swamiji's approval.  At some levels, this Vows Preparation course is a prerequisite.  This course is an opportunity to clarify your commitment and your goal, as well as to prepare for our Vows Retreat (date TBA).

Annual Application Period for Sadhaka, Vratin, Brahmacharin and Sannyasin is closed. 


Swami Nirmalananda and Rukmini Abbruzzi



Prerequisite:  formal approval and invitation to take this phone course, after the application and interview process; Shishya Member and Monthly Donor Member.  Other prerequisites depend on the level of vow you are taking - click here for more information.

Course Confirmation Date: September 5 2019  [We confirm the course on or before this date, when we have enough enrollments to confirm. Early rates are available until this date.]

Dates:  Phone calls are on Mondays from 7:00-8:30 pm (Eastern Time) on these dates:

September 9, September 23, October 7, October 21, November 4, November 18 with 2020 dates TBA.

These are discussion calls, thus they are not recorded.

Tuition Rates:

Early Tuition (until Sept 5 2019): Members* $721.00

Standard Tuition: $871.00

*Memberships that qualify for the discounted early rate: SATYA, Shishya, Monthly donor

Vowed Order members receive a 40% re-take discount. Click here to add your name to the "Vows Preparation Course - Vowed Members" waitlist.

No Scholarships are available.  You may study with Swami Nirmalananda without taking vows, in other phone courses as well as free programs, and retreats and professional trainings, plus our many online Freebies.

When events beyond our control cause unavoidable changes, locations and fees are subject to change without notice.

Svaroopa® Yoga

A Calling

The inner calling is the highest form of Grace, your own Self calling you to look for your own Self.