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Paramaguru Sharath Jois will be teaching from 1st January 2019 to 31st March 2019 at KPJAYI, Mysore.

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* Students can study for minimum 1 month and maximum 2 months (eg.,Jan/Jan & Feb, Feb/Feb & March or March 2019).

* We request to those students who have studied with Sharath ji in the months of June, July & August 2018 NOT to apply for these (January, February or March 2019) months, as we want to give opportunity to other students to study with Sharath ji. If still such students apply and by mistake receive confirmation from us, will not be allowed to register in person when you come at KPJAYI, Mysore.

* We open online application on 5th October 2018 (from IST midnight 12 AM 4th Thursday October 2018) for you to apply for January month or Jan & February 2019.

* 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 November 2018 (from IST midnight 12 AM 31st Wednesday October 2018) for you to apply for February month or February & March 2019.

* Again we will re open online application on 1st December 2018 (from IST midnight 12 AM 30th Friday November 2018) for you to apply for March 2019.

* It is necessary for you to enter your details/study dates carefully while filling the online form, incomplete, invalid and multiple submitted applications from one student will not be responded/accepted.

* Authorised/Certified Students, only after receiving your final confirmation letter for your study, if you want to assist Sharath ji in his classes, you can send a request email to

Students Please Note:- Please do not book your accommodation until you receive your final study confirmation letter from us!

Scholarship Programme for Indian students only


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 (January, February or March 2019) study, hence it will be beneficial for many students.

Scholarship application form link

Next applications will be accepted from December 1st to December 5th 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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