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Human constitution – Panchakosha

Hindu philosophy describes the human constitution in the model called the Panchakosha ...
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Don’t base your value off of other people’s life

We compare what we want to see We compare and contrast people ...
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Pregnant woman

Conscious Conception

Conscious conception Conscious and planned conception is beneficial for both parents and ...
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Sun salutions

The Principles of Divinity in Hinduism

Contrary to common misconceptions, Hinduism is neither polytheistic nor monotheistic in the ...
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Thoughts rushing in conformity

Seeing truth through the window of conformity

Conforming to ahamkara Our self-image, as well as our identification of ‘ownership’ ...
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About Rakesh Nair

Rakesh Nair is a Vedic teacher and life mentor. He teaches the timeless Vedic teachings of Advaita Vedanta and Yoga – the quintessential spiritual, philosophical and life wisdom of the Sanathana Dharma. He shares his lifelong experiences and years of learning from teachers of the original Dharmic tradition. He also holds a Masters Degree in Sanskrit literature and a Computer Science Degree with a Software Engineering Major. (more)

What they say


Jody Bennett

Melbourne, Australia

Having only very basic knowledge of Yoga, I was pleased that Rakesh explained everything, from the history of Yoga, to the uses of the yoga poses and finally the effects on the body and mind. With practice I feel that my concentration, emotions and reactions will come into balance. I would recommend Rakesh to anybody considering learning more about Yoga and developing a deeper understanding of the mind and ultimately the inner self.

Imran Sultan

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I've been attending yoga (asana) classes for many years. Although physically helpful, it did not fulfil me emotionally and intellectually. So I decided to attend the online classes by Yogi Rakesh. At first, I wasn't expecting much to happen. Oh boy I was wrong! The sessions were absolutely engaging, just like watching the TV series ‘Game of Thrones’! I was surprised at how deeply it moved me and made me think. It taught me to face life with greater strength, courage and compassion.


Priya Manokaran

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Yogi Rakesh’s classes have opened up a whole new horizon for me through the practical application of ancient wisdom, in my life. I am increasingly able to let go of disempowering limitations and be courageous in my own truth. It has brought me greater understanding and inner peace. I unreservedly believe that this learning opportunity holds all that we need to elevate the quality of our lives and the depth of our happiness, if only we decide to avail ourselves of it.

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Fang Chee Meng

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Yogi Rakesh has deep understanding of the human mind, emotion and inner conflicts. He is an unassuming and kind teacher. I like that he treats others with utmost respect, compassion and listens without judgement. His observations and clarifications are profound and clear. He provides a safe presence where you feel easy to share whatever issue affecting your professional and personal life. Every time I listen to him, my experience has been filled with refreshing insight and inspiration.

Sathianathan Sockanathan

Kajang, Malaysia

You cannot hope to improve something without the knowledge and understanding of its nature and the same goes for our self-growth and life quality. Yogi Rakesh’s classes help me to understand the human mind and experiences. He clearly has vast knowledge in Vedic teachings and yoga practices, and more importantly he wisely applies and demonstrates them in real life situations. The practical knowledge and mentoring has absolutely brought about improvements for a better life.


Venetia Kotamraju

UK & India

The profundity of Rakesh’ teaching and guidance can only come from an experience and awareness deeper than most of us can imagine. He sees with startling clarity and gently offers advice and instruction, giving all too freely of his time, knowledge and understanding. He has the ability to pinpoint a problem almost immediately and bring about fundamental and lasting change in anyone who approaches him for help.

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This website is intended to share Vedic spirituality, philosophy and life wisdom – the authentic teachings of the Sanathana Dharma – and in particular to promote its transformational insights and practical solutions for the betterment of life, for everyone regardless of background.