Father Joe in Polen

25-28.05.2017 – Fr. Joe Pereira in Wroclaw –
V Edition of intense yoga workshop with Fr. Joe Pereira
Wroclaw, 25 – 28 May 2017

(Workshop for practitioners of Iyengar Yoga)

Fr. Joseph Pereira

On a daily basis – Father Joe, born in 1942, Iyengar Yoga teacher from Bombay India, graduated from psychology, philosophy and theology in India, and therapeutic studies in the USA. He is the founder and director of Kripa Foundation (kripa-gracka) and consultant to the Archdiocese of Mumbai d.s. Socialization of addicts. In 2009, the Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri Award, the highest award for merit for the Hindu nation. Since 1968 he has been practicing yoga under the supervision of Guruji B.K.S.Iyengar, whose elements are an integral part of Kripa’s program. At the request of Mother Teresa he led a retreat in Calcutta to the sisters of his congregation and inspired his Kripa Foundation to serve the addicts. Father Joe has also taught Christian Meditation for many years as a coordinator of the World Community for Christian Meditation in India. In 2010, he led the Meditatio in Katowice. Based on the principle that „Grace is realized in the body,“ he particularly associates Christian faith with the Hindu wisdom of taking into account the role of the body in spiritual growth. Weiterlesen