Our Vision

To present the science of bhakti yoga to the TAMU community and help individuals experience and achieve a higher-level of consciousness, knowledge, well being, and happiness.

Who Are We?

We are a student club at Texas A&M’s College Station campus. Our club has been instrumental in bringing to Texas A&M community, the Science of holistic Yoga process. Yoga in the western world is typically known as a physical workout leading to flexibility and muscle tone. However Bhakti yoga is the highest and true form of yoga that caters to not just the body but also to mind, intellect and the soul. The word 'Bhakti' itself is a word that means 'loving devotional service' and our club is devoted to help students connect with the divine within and experience the true happiness and bliss on a spiritual platform.

We also invite experienced yogis, travelling monks and distinguished speakers to discuss on various aspects of our existence such as Ecology, Cosmology, Economics, Yoga Ladder, Relationships, Satisfaction, developing spiritual qualities etc. We hold vegetarian cooking classes especially considering student needs and condition. Our focus is to bring about a transformation, inside-out, and working on the ecology of the heart. Thus this holistic process of Bhakti yoga helps not just to integrate your body, mind and soul but also to integrate your existence !

Our Motto

A holistic yoga system would involve considerations of all aspects of existence without discounting any one so that the net effect produced is towards the intended goal of the process. So speaking about us, our motto is to help 'Integrate body, mind and soul. Integrate your exietence' We are passionate about the integrated approach to the practice of this ancient science of yoga and look forward to sharing it with the Texas A&M community.

Venue
Rudder Tower

We meet on Fridays 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Rudder Tower and each of our sessions will comprise of the following activities

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Mantra or Kirtan Yoga
  • Yoga of the Soul
  • Yoga of Food





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Team

Trupti Palkar
Chief Student Leader
Dr Bala Chenna
Faculty Advisor
Jitaditya Mondal
President
To be announced
Vice President
Kanan
Yoga Instructor
Abhijeet Sahu
IT Web Officer
Abhishek Deb
IT Web Officer
Treasurer
Sai Kiran
Officer

Food Philosophy

Just like when you fall sick, you take prescribed medicines and rest to regain health, and you avoid certain things. Similarly, in practice of bhakti yoga (any yoga or practice for that matter) there are some do's and don'ts that are prescribed. According to yoga texts (Ayurvedic texts, Yogasutras, Bhagavad Gita), foods are classified into sattva (goodness), rajas (passion) and tamas (ignorance) and we try to eat only foods in goodness (like grains, vegetables, fruits, milk). We avoid foods that include meat, fish, eggs, mushrooms, coffee, tea and chocolate (due to caffeine). One may ask Why do we do that? The simple answer is - to quieten our mind in order to access the spiritual or higher consciouness nature within.

Vegan Cooking Class


We conduct Vegetarian Vegan cooking class for the students of Texas A&M University and residents of Bryan - College Station as a part of the TAMU BHAKTI YOGA CLUB. Our goal is not just to promote vegetarianism but bring back the culture of eating - moving from an impersonal super market based, mass-produced things that looks like food, made by a disgruntled under-paid employee, to something that you participate in, share with and get nourishment from. Our theme is to keep things simple, practical and healthy. Our groups are typically small (<20) to enable easy hands on cooking experience and personal interaction. The pay back for us is the relationships we built on the way, greater appreciation for different cultures and the satisfaction that we could positively contribute to heathy wellbeing of an individual and our planet.

Cooking Class

Details

Date: October 14,Saturday
   
Venue: Texas A&M University
Gardens Community Center: 9 Calvin Moore Ave
College Station, TX 77840
   
Time:
4: 30 to 5 pm: Introduction to basics yogic way of cooking
5 to 7 pm: Hands-on cooking
7 pm: Dinner time
   
Bus Route: Bus route 4
   
Parking: Near the Community Center
   
Fees / donation: $10 per person for BYC paid members
$20 for non-members
   
Things to get: Apron and rolling pin (if you have one)
   
Contact:
Jitaditya : 979-450-0027
Jay: 814-321-8268
Abhijeet: 979-985-0772


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MENU (What you will be cooking!)

   
Choley     Puri
     
     
   
Jeera Rice     Semolina Halwa

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