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Joseph Emmett

Vedanta Teacher and Philosopher

Joseph Emmett shares the transformational teachings of Vedanta, an ancient Indian philosophy first recorded in the Himalayas 5000 years ago. The source of all Eastern thought, Vedanta is a timeless manual for exploration of the inner self; its wisdom describes the art of maintaining dynamic activity with a quiet mind, enhancing prosperity, peace and spiritual awareness.
Joseph draws on three decades of experience studying and teaching Vedanta, including time as a senior disciple of renowned Vedanta master, Swami A. Parthasarathy, and more than a decade studying and practicing at Vedanta Academy, Swamiji’s ashram in India. He is the founder of a non-profit foundation in the US dedicated to making Vedanta available to all and shares his knowledge all over the world, most recently via his podcast, ‘Yoga for Your Intellect’.

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Joseph Emmett

Mar 23rd - Apr 7th, 2024

Joseph Emmett



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Saturday, March 23

Manage Yourself First

All successful work management boils down to self-management. Vedanta has been describing the self and how to manage it for 5000 years. We will explore its insights in this talk, harnessing its wisdom for healthy self-awareness.

AyurMa

10:30 AM


Mother Earth: Our Great Benefactor (Earth Hour Special)

Blu Beach

8:30 PM

Sunday, March 24

Art of Relationships

Life is a series of relationships, which can be both a great support and a great stressor. This session explores the art of navigating relationships while maintaining inner tranquility, and looks at the role of the intellect in happy relationships.

AyurMa

10:30 AM

Monday, March 25

Reincarnation

What happens after we die? Where were we before we were born? This talk explores the Vedanta Theory of Reincarnation, the furthest extension of The Law of Karma, offering a deep dive into both of these concepts.

AyurMa

10:30 AM

Tuesday, March 26

Self-Control: Why and How?

In all wisdom traditions, self-control is an essential tool for growth. In daily life it is required to get things done and relate to the world harmoniously. This session focuses on tools from Vedanta for increasing our ability to control our actions.

AyurMa

10:30 AM



What Is Real?

Connecting with reality is described by those who have achieved it as the most grounded state one can reach. In this session we will study one verse from the ancient text Atmabodha (Knowledge of Self), to understand reality in greater depth. 

AyurMa

5:30 PM

Wednesday, March 27

Select Wisdom from Shakespeare

Truth and wisdom are not limited to texts from any one culture. Shakespeare has been a guide to humanity for hundreds of years. This session explores some of the practical tools for life and living contained in the play Hamlet.

AyurMa

10:30 AM

Thursday, March 28

Enhance Your Productivity

Productivity is inhibited by an agitated mind. The frenetic pace of modern life can complicate those agitations further. This talk explores the wisdom of Vedanta, exploring how to apply its solution of ‘service’ in our workplaces, homes and wider society.

AyurMa

10:30 AM

Friday, March 29

How The Mind Disturbs

The mind can be our best friend or our worst enemy. Understanding how the mind functions is a crucial tool for living life well. This session examines various ways the mind can cause havoc, and strategies to mitigate this for inner peace.

AyurMa

10:30 AM

Saturday, March 30

Utilizing Time

With an emphasis on self-management, Vedanta offers practical tools to utilize the time we have fully.  This inspiring talk explores these techniques and how to understand them using practical examples.

AyurMa

10:30 AM


“What Am I Born To Do?”

Vedanta describes the one purpose we all share, while also providing insights into each person’s unique calling. In this session we will look at both the common and the individual purposes of life, and how to identify them.

AyurMa

5:30 PM

Sunday, March 31

Stress Is Not Inevitable

Stress has become a socially acceptable, inevitable part of life in the world. Vedanta questions whether it must be this way. This talk examines Vedanta’s take on the issue, exploring what stress really is and what can be done to minimize it.

AyurMa

10:30 AM

Monday, April 1

The Trouble With Ego

Having an ego is part of being an individual in the world. Exaggerating it causes us problems. This talk explores what we mean by ego, how it manifests, and how it can be dissolved and ultimately transcended for better relationships.

AyurMa

10:30 AM


Preparation For Meditation

Meditation means many things today. Traditionally, it is the final step in the spiritual journey towards self-realization. In this session we will look at the classical role of meditation on the spiritual path and delve into what is required to be able to meditate effectively.

AyurMa

5:30 PM

Tuesday, April 2

Stop Overthinking

Thinking is not a problem. Yet when we ruminate on the past and get overwhelmed by anxiety for the future, we find ourselves exhausted and depleted. This talk dives into the wisdom of Vedanta for balancing this tendency of the mind. 

AyurMa

10:30 AM

Wednesday, April 3

Ladder of Fall, Ladder of Rise

Vedanta teaches that we are the architects of both our fortune and our misfortune. In this talk we will understand what it takes to rise and how to avoid the fall.

AyurMa

10:30 AM



The States of Consciousness

Every day, every human being goes through three profound states of consciousness: deep sleep, dreaming and waking. This insightful session shares the lessons we can learn from each of these daily transformations.

AyurMa

5:30 PM

Thursday, April 4

The Holocaust of Attachment

“The fall of the human intellect has caused an explosion of the mind leaving behind a holocaust of attachment.” This is the opening line of Swami A. Parthasarathy’s book The Holocaust of Attachment. In this talk, we will look at some of the book’s major themes and the issues surrounding attachment. 

AyurMa

5:30 PM

Friday, April 5

Three Types of Action

Action can be selfish, unselfish or selfless. Each of these types of action has a vibration, a texture, an energy. This session analyzes the three types of action, empowering with understanding as to why we should reach for the best version of our active self.

AyurMa

10:30 AM


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Joseph Emmett

Vedanta Teacher and Philosopher

Joseph Emmett shares the transformational teachings of Vedanta, an ancient Indian philosophy first recorded in the Himalayas 5000 years ago. The source of all Eastern thought, Vedanta is a timeless manual for exploration of the inner self; its wisdom describes the art of maintaining dynamic activity with a quiet mind, enhancing prosperity, peace and spiritual awareness.
Joseph draws on three decades of experience studying and teaching Vedanta, including time as a senior disciple of renowned Vedanta master, Swami A. Parthasarathy, and more than a decade studying and practicing at Vedanta Academy, Swamiji’s ashram in India. He is the founder of a non-profit foundation in the US dedicated to making Vedanta available to all and shares his knowledge all over the world, most recently via his podcast, ‘Yoga for Your Intellect’.

Joseph Emmett

Mar 23rd - Apr 7th, 2024

Joseph Emmett

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