Russill Paul (Anirud Jaidev)

Russill Paul is an author, record producer, and educator who has been introducing the deeper dimensions of yoga to Westerners for the past 30 years. A student of the esteemed Bede Griffiths, he trained as a monk and yogi at an ashram in India and has been initiated into the vedic, tantric, and bhakti lineages of India. Russill has taught Indian spirituality in graduate and post-graduate programs and at leading spiritual centers worldwide.

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Tapping The Authenticity of Yoga


  • Mantras, Creative Expression, and Healing

    What do the ear and the voice have to do with our health? A lot more than you would expect! Developing our ears and our voice in simple ways can have real and lasting effects on our health and happiness.

  • The Power of Kirtan

    This call-and-response format of chanting is a type of yoga in itself and has many of the mind-calming benefits of a yoga class or sitting meditation.

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