Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Delhi Kendra

Certificate Course in Yoga Vidya
( 6 Months & 1 year Diloma Course)

Admission Open (First Come First Serve Basis), Prospectus Available.

The next batch will be starting from 08-08-2021

Fee :
Six Month Certificate Course : Rs. 12,500/- 
One Year Diploma Course : Those who qualifies Six Month Certificate are eligible for one year Diploma Course. 
Fee Structure for Six Month Certificate  Course :
  Rs. 12,500/-(One time payment).
Fees payment mode:- Cash, DD,Paytm

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m Saturday & Sunday

9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m Saturday & Sunday

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m Saturday & Sunday

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m Monday & Tuesday

Venue : Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001 (Entry through Gate  No. 4) Copernicus Lane

                                                                                 Nearest metro Station : Mandi House, Patel Chowk

                                           From Mandi House Metro Station  walking distance of  about  400 metres (10 Minutes)

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( Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is recognised as an institute of national eminence by the Government of India and is a world wide reputed NGO serving the nation since 1938.)
Courses Offered :
  1. Morning Batch : 1st Batch from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and Second Batch from 9:15 am to 11:15 am. (Saturdays & Sundays) Twice-a-week
  2. Evening Batch : 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (Monday & Tuesday) Twice -a-week,4th Batch from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. (Saturday & Sunday)  
  3. Duration of the course is six months & 1 year.
  4. Classes will be held on every Saturday and Sunday ;
    Morning 7:00 am to 9:00 am and 9:15 am to 11:15 am, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Campus , New Delhi .
  5. Bonus points will be given to students attending maximum number of classes.
  6. A vacation of 15 days will be there during the course duration ; the dates for which will be conveyed to the students well in advance .
  7. Participants should come for the classes in decent and comfortable clothing, appropriate for yoga sadhana.
  8. A Yoga retreat of 3-4 days, can be arranged with the consent of the participants. The expenses for which will be borne by the participating candidates, in addition to the course fees .The retreat will be optional and not mandatory for all.
  9. There will be a written test at the end of the course. Students must qualify to obtain their certificates; Pass Marks is 40 %. Total marks obtained will be mentioned on the certificate.
  10. One year Diploma Course in Yoga Vidya comprises of 2 semesters of 6 months each.  Ist semester is certificate course in Yoga Vidya.  Those who successfully clear the exams. (practical & theory) of 1st semester can take admission in the 2nd semester.  After completing 1st semester Certificate in Yoga Vidya and after 2nd semester Diploma in Yoga Vidya certification is given
  11. The subject papers and their respective marks will be thus :-
    One Yoga Theory 100
    Two Yoga Theory 100
    Three Yoga Practical 100
    Four Yoga Practical 100
    Five Yoga Evaluation 100
    Total Marks 500
  12. Two photographs have to be submitted; one for the identity card and the other for office record .
  13. Eligibility : Class X(Ten) pass
  14. The fees for the entire six months course will be Rs. 12,500/-, including examination and certificate . The fee amount has to be deposited at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan office and thereafter ; a receipt must be obtained.
  15. The fees for the entire 1 year course will be Rs. 25,000/-, including examination and certificate. The fee amount has to be deposited at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan office and thereafter ; a receipt must be obtained.
  16. Scope : After completion of Certificate in Yoga Vidya , one can work professionally too. But one should keep enhancing one's knowledge and skill .
  17. On any issue concerning this course , the decision of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan would be final and binding .
  18. Students should bring in note copy, pen and one chadar (bed sheet) , preferably white, for their practical classes . Yoga sessions will be held on carpeted floor. Kindly reach 5 minutes before the class begins.
  19. Age : - No Bar
Syllabus for the Six Months Course:

Certificate in Yoga Vidya.

Paper One : (Yoga Theory)

  1. Yogic Prayer
  2. Yoga ( Meaning , Introduction, all the eight limbs)
  3. Types of Yoga ( Astanga, Gyan, Karma, Bhakti, Hatha, Nada, laya, Mantra)
  4. Taking note of individual health problems of participants.
  5. Distractions in the path of Yoga and its immeasurable benefits, if one keeps moving along the journey of Yoga.
  6. Yoga Ahara (Yogic food) and nutrition.
  7. Prana : Five major ones and their importance.
  8. Human Body and its healthy functioning, with reference to the Yogic Science.
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Paper Two: (Yoga Theory)

  • Yoga Therapy (disease wise) :
    1. General weakness
    2. Diabetes
    3. Blood Pressure (High & Low).
    4. Heart Problems
    5. Eyes
    1. Asthma
    2. Obesity
    3. Thyroid
    4. Arthritis
    5. Backache
    1. Cancer
    2. Constipation
    3. Dysentery
    4. Fever
    5. Hernia
    6. Irritable Bowel Syndrome / indigestion
  • Life Management Tips : ( Diet, Sleep and other Aspects of life) like Temperance, Dress, Ethics, Dincharya, Ratricharya, Ritucharya, Jeevan Darshan (Life’s Philosophy), Duties and Debts.
  • Spiritual Healing .
  • Shadripu (The Six Enemies), Panch Kleshas, Panch Kosh.
  • Concept of God in Shrimad Bhagavad-Gita and Patanjal Yog Darshan,
  • Astanga Yoga in Patanjal Darshan.
  • Yoga in Bhagvad Gita …… Special Reference to ( Chapters 6, 12, 2: 47 to 59, 16: 1 to 5, 17: 8 to 10, 9: 34, 18: 65)
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Paper Three : (Yoga Practical)

  1. Introduction to the entire Pawanmuktasana series.
  2. Shatkarma (The Six Yogic Cleansing Methods) :
    1. Kapalbhatis ( Vatkrama, Vyutkrama, and Sheetkrama)
    2. Tratakas
    3. Netis (Jal, Cathetar, Ghrit)
    4. Dhautis (Kunjal, Agnisar, LaghooSankha Prakshalana)
  3. Surya and Chandra Namaskara.
  4. YogaNidra


1 Inverted Bhumipadmastakasana, Vipareetkarni, Sarvangasana, PadmaSarvangasana , Halasana
2 Backward Makrasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana, Kandharasana, Setuasana, Grivasana , lying Chakrasana, Pristhasana.
3 Forward Saithalyasana, Paschimottanasana, ArdhaPadmaPaschimottanasana, Garbhasana, Meruakarshanasana, Koormasana, Ekapadasirasana, EkapadaPadmottanasana.
4 Spinal Twist MeruVakrasana, Bhunamanasana, ArdhaMatsyendrasana, Markatasana, Utthitapadaprasar Vakrasana .
5 Balancing EkapadaPranamasana and its variations, EkaPadasana, Natarajasana, Garudasana, Bakasana, Brahmacharyasana, PadmaParvatasana, Merudandasana and its variations, Padangusthasana, Bakadhyanasana.
6 Pre-Meditative Ananda Madirasana, Padadirasana.
7 Relaxation Shavasana, Advasana, Jyestikasana, Matsyakridasana, Balasana, Makrasana, Saithilyasana, Sasankasana, Vrishabhasana.
8 Other Useful Asanas Vajrasana, Singhasana, Tadasana, Tanasana, Mandookasana, Utkatasana, Kagasana.


  1. Yogic Breathing
  2. Naadi Shodhanand its stages
  3. Sheetali
  1. Sheetakari
  2. Bhramari
  3. Ujjai
  1. Bhastrika
  2. Kapalbhati
  3. SuryaBheda
  4. Bahyavritti
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Paper Four : (Yoga Practical)

  1. Kriyas for eyes (All Rotations, Massage, Palming).
  2. Pratyahara (Withdrawl of the Indriyas, for their healthy functioning).
  3. MUDRAS : Vipareetkarani Mudra, Kaki Mudra.
  4. BANDHAS: Mool, Uddiyana, Jalandhar, Tribandha.
  5. Brahmacharya - its meaning , benefits and practice methods.
  6. Asanas helpful for Pratyahara and Brahmacharya: Siddhasana, Padmasana, Moolbandhasana, Vipareetkarni Asana,koormasana, Padangusthasana, Bhadrasana, Brahmacharyasana.
  7. Meditation and its types : IshtaDhyan , also called Sthool Dhyan , Jyoti Dhyan, Sookshma Dhyan
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Recommended Books:

  • Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha : By Swami Satyanand Saraswati.
  • Patanjal Yoga Darshan – Geeta Press
  • Hatha Yoga (Bihar School of Yoga)
  • Gherand Samhita (Bihar School of Yoga)
  • Shrimad Bhagvad-Gita – Gita Press
  • Natural Health and Yoga – Dr. Brij Bhushan Goel
  • Shiv Samhita
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Admission Open (First Come First Serve Basis), Prospectus Available.


For Registration & Payment of Course Fees – contact person:
Smt. Sunit Gulati, PRO
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Room No. 20
Phone : 23382002, 23382470. help desk no. 9719157096
Yogacharya Kundan Kumar, Course Director - 9910462866
( 10.30 A.M. to 5.30 P.M. ) (Monday to Friday)
Entry from Gate NO. 4 (Copernicus Lane)