Koshas Introduction & Overview (Panchamayakosha Model) for Yoga Teachers

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce the kosha model as a way of describing human beings and mapping our experience of the self.


Learn the kosha model and explore ways to apply and teach it.


Provide the originating source and the purpose of the kosha model. Define kosha and provide the names and meanings of each kosha. Explain the core of the koshas. Describe a way that you can teach koshas. and class practices might you use.


anandamaya kosha, annamaya kosha, Atman, karana sharira, kosha, manomaya kosha, maya, panca, panchamayakosha model, pranamaya kosha, stula sharira, sukshma sharira, vijnanamaya kosha

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