Links to Roop Verma's teachers', students', and producers' pages plus other related links.
Maestro Ali Akbar Khan, the greatest living interpreter of Indian music, composer, and Roop Verma's principle teacher since 1960.
Maestro Ravi Shankar, the greatest and well known sitarist, composer and teacher. The foremost cultural ambassador of Indian music in the west, he has been Roop Verma's second teacher.
Swami Shyam, the great master of Yoga, Meditation and the Science of Life, lives in the Himalayas of India, and is the author of many books on Yoga and Philosophy. Swami Shyam has been Roop Verma's teacher since 1967.
Swami Brahmananda Saraswati (Dr. Ramamurti Mishra, MD), the great Sanskrit scholar and pioneer of Yoga in the West, founded Ananda Ashram in Monroe, New York in 1964 as the Country Retreat for the purpose of self analysis, study and evolution of human awareness. Roop Verma lived and studied with him for 18 years to understand and apply the subtleties of the science of Yoga to his own music and life.
Arjun, Roop Verma’s son, studied with Maestro Ali Akbar Khan and now has established himself as a professional Sitarist upholding the lineage of the masters.
Scandinavian Yoga and Meditation School was founded by Swami Janakananda Saraswati in 1970 and brought the deeper teachings of Yoga to Europe. A great Institution for the study of Yoga in its authentic and precise form with application to real life. Producers of recording, Experience Yoga Nidra.
Pegase® produces and distributes Meta Music® recordings by artists from around the world, who are true masters in the art of 'Alchemy of rare sounds from the East and West'. Meta Music® provides an opportunity for the listener to slip away from modern day stresses towards relaxation, inner harmony and peace, in one's own rhythm of life. Paul Canadas is Roop Verma's official manager in Europe and is the founder of Pegase®. The profound effects of these sound forms are more than one would imagine: to experience deeply centered awareness, clarity and sense of overall wellbeing.
Aditya Verma also studied with maestros Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan. He plays sarod and is an upcoming brilliant young artist.
Our bodies are literally like mirrors. They reflect the effects of every thought, emotion and activity in a precise manner. Martin Brofman, a metaphysician, studied this phenomenon through his own life and mastered the unique language of the body and healed himself. Together, Roop Verma and Martin Brofman have created a powerful recording that has been very much in demand for many years: "Healing Vibrations".
OM's HOME is an Interfaith, Ecumenical site dedicated To Your Health and Well-being. They offer information from many traditional Spiritual Paths - including Nada Yoga and Yoga Nidra. At OM's HOME you will find Universal Meditation Instructions, The Word for Peace in Every Language, Babaji's Divine Light Invocation, Poems and Prayers, and more. You are also invited to subscribe to their four mailing lists: Friend's Quotes; Global Earth Meditations (GEM); OM-Letter; and To-Your-Health. Free Email Consultations about Yoga and Meditation are also offered by Beverly Ferguson (OM). Since 1982, Beverly has played Tamboura and practiced Nada Yoga with Acharya Roop Verma and more recently has begun to learn to play Sitar as well.
Online teachings and lectures of the revered Sri Shyam Sundar Goswami (1891-1978), founder of the Goswami Yoga Institute. His teachings are adapted to modern life and yet faithful to ancient Yoga tradition, essentially inspired by traditional Ashtanga Yoga. Besides conducting classes, the Yoga Master carried out intensive research work at different institutions. Along with annual international Yoga seminars, the Hatha Yoga classes introduced by Sri Goswami's Hatha Yoga are being continued in Sweden, France and Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). Under the responsibility of Basile Catoméris who presently resides in France, the Goswami Yoga Institute is endeavouring to publish relevant Yoga literature.