Garuda Buss

Garuda Buss

Gurada Buss came to Integral Yoga in 1969 after finisihing a tour of duty with the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot. In the early 70's he became a full-time resident of the Connecticut Ashram and the Integral Yoga Institute. As one of the earliest Integral Yoga teachers he has served in that capacity for over 40 years. He has lived, served, and instructed at various Integral Yoga Institutes including New York, New Jersey, San Francisco, and other centers around the world. And in 2013, he started and directed a Yoga center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. As a professional pilot he has logged over 11,000 flight hours, both military and civilian. In 1976 he founded and directed Eagle Helicopters, a charter and flight training company in the New York area. As a direct disciple of Swami Satchidananda, he served as Gurudev's personal pilot over a 20 year period, providing both helicopter and airplane flight for him at both the Connecticut Ashram and Yogaville. He holds a degree in psychology from Michigan State University and is a certified stress management counselor, wilderness and outdoor survival instructor, and personal development coach. He now lives at Yogaville where he continues to teach and serve.

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Garuda Buss
  • Satsang Talk with Garuda Buss - 4/16/22

    In this satsang talk, Garuda Buss, a long-time devotee of Swami Satchidananda, speaks to a class of Yoga teacher trainees on the path of Yoga. A retired pilot and veteran of the U.S. military, Garuda shares his unique perspective on the practice of Yoga, including how military life prepared him ...

  • Jnana Yoga with Garuda Buss

    This talk by Garuda Buss presents the basic concepts of Jnana Yoga, the Path of philosophy and the mind. Jnana Yoga is one of the four principle yogic paths identified by Patanjali in his "Yoga Sutras," along with Raja, Bhakti, and Karma Yoga.

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