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Vows Preparation Course

Begins September 23

6:00 - 7:30 pm (Eastern Time)


Study and practice the yamas and niyamas, yoga's lifestyle practices. We focus on a new one every two weeks, in preparation for possibly taking vows to live a yogic lifestyle, following these practices along with others. Together, these practices turn your life into a beam of Consciousness, focused on the hightest, aiming for enlightenment in this lifetime.

Click here for more information. Then begin the process with your application, followed by an interview with Gurudevi's. Her approval is required for admission to this training.  

This online course is offered annually for candidates to explore their interest in taking vows with Svaroopa® Vidya Ashram. Here you will to clarify your commitment and your goal, as well as to prepare for our Vows Retreats in early July.


Gurudevi Nirmalananda & Swami Samvidaananda



Shishya Member and Monthly Donor Member.

In addition, you must submit your application and have an interview with Gurudevi. These help you determine your interest in the course, plus you must be formally approved and invited to enroll. Click here for application.

Other prerequisites depend on the level of vow you are taking - click here for more information.

Dates & Times

Monday September 23 2024 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm (Eastern Time)

Monday October 7 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Monday October 28 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Monday November 11 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Monday November 25 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Monday December 16 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Plus 7 more Monday calls in 2025 (TBA)



These are discussion calls, thus they are not recorded.

Course Confirmation Date

September 12 2024

We confirm the course on or before this date, when we have enough enrollments to confirm. Early rates are available until this date. We will email you with the latest updates.


Early Rate (on or before September 12 2024): Members* $811.00

Standard Rate: $981.00

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

Vowed Order members receive a 40% re-take discount.

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.

More Info

Our Enrollment Advisors will be happy to connect with you and answer any questions - programs@svaroopayoga.org or 610.806.2119

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

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.