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Swami Rama on YouTube

27 August, 2016 @ 8:18 am

Swami Rama is on YouTube.

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Applications Now Being Taken for the Gurukulam Program

19 June, 2016 @ 9:21 am

The Gurukulam, Swami Rama Institute of Meditation and Interfaith Studies, is a residential program based on a tradition that has perpetuated itself since the ancient Vedic times. As such it is developed to train and educate aspirants so that spirituality would permeate the whole of their lives. It was established in 2003.

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Art of Shavasana: Subtleties of Deep Relaxation and Meditation

16 April, 2016 @ 3:07 pm

Guided practices done in shavasana will be taught in proper sequence, so students can better absorb and assimilate the effects and awarenesses which the posture and practices have generated.

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The Annual 40-Day Spiritual Festival

11 April, 2016 @ 5:19 pm

“We are all here for a purpose; it is an on-going spiritual process. We are all here for spiritual liberation and serving that mission. For that purpose we are purifying ourselves of our pride and ego. For these reasons we train ourselves in constant self-observation: to see oneself, to hear oneself to develop this internal dialogue. I have used one criterion for all my thoughts, my words, and my actions: ‘Is this conducive to spiritual liberation.’” – Swami Veda Bharati

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Guru Purnima Retreat, 10th – 19th July 2016

3 January, 2016 @ 3:52 am

“This day, the day of Guru Purnima, is considered to be the holiest day for the students of life; for those that have been treading the path of light; for those aspiring to attain enlightenment in this lifetime. They remember this day and celebrate it by becoming aware the purpose of life is to attain enlightenment; the state of mind, internal state, that makes one free from all pains and miseries.”

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Science of Breath Seminar, 30th October – 5th November 2016

31 December, 2015 @ 6:28 am

"An intensive practice of Pranayama's 3 times a day! It is a true gift to yourself...Complete breath, kapalabati (different levels for beginners and advanced), bhastrika (different levels for beginners and advanced), bhramari (different levels and beginners or advanced), ujjayi, nadi shodhanam (different types). This seminar can be done while remaining in silence to deepen your personal inner journey. Beginners and advanced practitioners are all welcome and will be guided according to their level."

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The Yoga of the Netra Tantra, 20th – 27th October 2016

31 December, 2015 @ 5:46 am

The Netra Tantra is one of the authoritative scriptures of non-dualist Kashmir Shaivism (dated not later than 700 AD) with important sections on Yoga. It is the only Tantra on the third Eye of Shiva, and it is also called Mrityujit or Mrityunjaya, “the Overcomer of Death”, relating to the form of Shiva revealed in it and to his mantra. The commentary by Ksemaraja (early 11th century) is an important help in understanding this profound text and its practice.

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Teacher Training Retreat, 13th – 26th March 2016

13 November, 2015 @ 4:30 pm

"We teach out of compassion. We teach because the world suffers and our teaching will reduce that suffering. We teach because we have received that compassion and want to share it with others who suffer. The cause of suffering, in the Yoga-sutras, is ignorance. Our teaching reduces the level of that ignorance. The student arrives because s/he is seeking help - our desire to teach arises directly out of our compassion for the student.”

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Interview with Dr. Mohan Swami

26 October, 2015 @ 6:50 pm

Dr. Mohan Swami, a disciple of Swami Rama, is the President of both the Association of Himalayan Yoga Meditation Societies International (AHYMSIN) and Dhyana Mandiram Trust (DMT). He was appointed to these positions by Swami Veda Bharati.

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Swami Veda’s Intention for AHYMSIN

27 September, 2015 @ 8:01 pm

Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama (SRSG) should be a centre of learning and sadhana to create a stable mind-field. Through stability within each mind, a spiritual community creates a stable mind-field, like the gentle ripples on a calm lake. Swami Veda himself mentioned that he had prolonged his life to allow further guidance of his students and disciples to take them to this next step: Personal lives become stabilized; mind fields become stabilized, and this becomes Sangha. We must carry it forward with greater zeal. To permeate with love all that we do will assure the continuity of AHYMSIN for many years-to-come, and this mission must be shared with our Youth Leaders.

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