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Our Founder

Reverend Jaganath Carrera


Sri Guruji Reverend Jaganath is the founder and spiritual head of Yoga Life Society and its first Yoga Life Center in Woodland Park, NJ. He is a direct disciple of world renowned Yoga master and leader in the ecumenical movement, Sri Swami Satchidananda, the founder and spiritual guide for the Integral Yoga Institutes and Satchidananda Ashrams worldwide. Guruji has taught at universities, prisons, Yoga centers, and interfaith programs both here and abroad. He was a principle instructor of both Hatha and Raja Yoga for the Integral Yoga Teacher Training Certification Programs for over twenty years and co-wrote the training manual used for that course. He established the Integral Yoga Ministry and developed the highly regarded Integral Yoga Meditation and Raja Yoga Teacher Training Certification programs.


He served for eight years as chief administrator of Satchidananda Ashram - Yogaville and founded the Integral Yoga Institute of New Brunswick, NJ. He is also a spiritual advisor and visiting lecturer on Hinduism for the One Spirit Seminary in New York City.

He is the author of Inside the Yoga Sutras: A Sourcebook for the Study and Practice of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and Awaken: Inside Yoga Meditation.


                                Reverend Jaganath Carrera is the author of two books:




                                                                Inside the Yoga Sutras:

                                                        A Sourcebook for the Study and

                                                        Practice of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras  








                                                                Awaken: Inside Yoga Meditation        






                           Reverend Jaganath released a CD of his translation of

                                                      the Guru Gita titled 




                                                           From Darkness to Light: The Guru Gita

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