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Paramaguru Sharath Jois will be teaching from 1st June 2018 to 30th August 2018 at KPJAYI, Mysore.

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* Students can study for minimum 1 month and maximum 2 months (eg.,June/June & July, July/July & August or August 2018).

* We request to those students who have studied with Sharath ji in the months of December 2017 and January 2018 NOT to apply for these (June, July or August 2018) months, as we want to give opportunity to other students to study with Sharath ji. But still, if such students apply and by mistake receive confirmation from us, we cannot give you admission when you come in person to register at KPJAYI, Mysore for your study. So, please cooperate!

* We will open online application on 1st April 2018 (from IST midnight 12 AM 31st March 2018) for you to apply for July month or July & August 2018.

* We will keep the application available until we receive the maximum number of applications, after that we will close it. So there are no specific days that we are open from the 1st day.

* We will re open online application on 1st May 2018 (from IST midnight 12 AM 30th April 2018) for you to apply for August 2018.

* It is necessary for you to enter your details/study dates & other info carefully while filling the online form, invalid and incomplete applications will not be responded.Partial month of study is not allowed. Also we cannot correct any of your application info by communicating through email.

* Beginners are not allowed to practice with Guru Sharath. Students who are applying for Guru Sharath’s class must have studied at least 2 months with any of our Certified/Authorized teachers (mentioned in our teachers list) before coming to study with Sharath Ji in Mysore. If you practice with more than 1 authorized or certified teacher, please do so for at least 1 month each.

* Only after receiving your confirmation letter for your study, if authorized/certified teachers want to assist Sharath ji in his classes, you can send a request email to

Scholarship Programme


For years, KPJAYI has devoted itself to teaching the traditional method of Ashtanga Yoga. Paramaguru Sharath Jois believes in supporting all dedicated students in their pursuit of the spiritual practice in whichever way is possible.

Keeping up with the ethos of the institute is a new scholarship programme for Indian students only.

Students who would like to avail this opportunity are requested to fill out the form by following the instructions on it; send a hard copy of the filled form to the shala address. If selected, the institute will contact the selected student/s directly.

Anyone who is 15 years and above are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Scholarship is provided only for 1 month (June, July or August 2018) study, hence it will be beneficial for many students.

Scholarship application form link

Next applications will be accepted from 1st May to 10th May 2018.

All students must fill out an application form before coming to KPJAYI. Students who have not submitted their application form online will not be able to enroll once in Mysore.

Please note that we will delete your online application if you submit it before 3 months of your arrival! Students will not be allowed to practice without the printed confirmation from KPJAYI. Change of dates, as well as extensions of stay, will not be granted. So please take care in entering the correct date format.

Students, please note that there is an auto-reply email that you should receive immediately after submitting an online registration form. This automatic reply only means that your online application has been submitted properly; it is not the final confirmation letter on whether you have been accepted for your dates of study. If you do not receive the automatic reply, it means that your application has not gone through. In these cases, we are not responsible for any inconvenience in future.

The list on this website constitutes the official record of teachers approved by KPJAYI. Teachers listed on any other website will be removed from our list.

KPJAYI has not created or endorsed any Facebook page or Twitter profile. Please take note that Sharath ji has not given permission for use of his name or pictures for this purpose.

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