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East European Retreat of the Himalayan Yoga Tradition June 2011

There will be two programs held this June 2011 in Budapest.

1. June 20-22. - Patanjali Seminar continuation (we will continue from the 27. sutra, chapter two), and

2. June 23-26. - East European Retreat: - The main topic will be yoga nidra, please see the details below.

The Patanjali-seminar usually includes one or two hatha yoga sessions and three lectures on the sutras each day. The Patanjali seminar registration fee is 70€ (plus accomodation and meals according to your choice) . The location will be the same as in previous seminars. We only have a limited number of rooms, so if you would like to stay there, then let us know as soon as possible.

For the East European Retreat please see the details below.

We hope that these details are sufficient, and we welcome you to come and join us. If you have any other question, please let us know.



East European Retreat of the Himalayan Yoga Tradition

Budapest, 23 - 26. June 2011


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Course Details

The course will be taught by

  • (1) Swamis and teachers who have studied and practised for the past 40 years under the guidance of a Himalayan Master, and
  • (2) Swami Veda Bharati
  • (3) Gejza Timcak will be a special guest teacher

They will all give an experience of deeper meditations and higher steps in philosophy for those who are prepared, and will cover the beginning steps for beginners as well.

Swami Veda Bharati has been teaching and expounding the ancient texts, philosophy, history and practices of meditation for the past 64 years on all continents.

Planned Program

PM Introduction to Yoga Nidra in Himalayan Tradition Dr Stoma Parker
Night Consciousness and Yoga Nidra Swami Veda Bharati
AM Yoga Nidra applied in the 9 states of Consciousness Swami Ritavan Bharati
PM Yoga Nidra and Yogi in the Lab Swami Veda Bharati
Night Yoga Nidra in Yoga Sutras and Tantras Dr Stoma Parker
AM Yoga Nidra and the Chakras with Practicum Swami Ritavan Bharati
PM Samadhi and Yoga Nidra Swami Veda Bharati
Night Yoga Nidra in the Yoga Vashishta Dr Stoma Parker
PM Yoga Nidra and Heart-Cave of Consciousness Swami Ritavan Bharati
Night Awaken through Shaktipata of a Master Swami Veda Bharati

Each morning Guided Hatha Yoga will be offered:
Ashutosh Sharma: world-renowned Hatha Yoga expert in the Himalayan Tradition


Location of the retreat:

The retreat will take place in Budapest, Hungary. (’Normafa’ Senior Residence’Normafa’ Senior Residence, Budapest, Normafa str. 50. (previously Agro Normafa Hotel)There it is possible to translate to different languages in the conference hall, by using earphones (the lectures will be in English with Hungarian translation). Each group needs to bring a competent translator for this service, as we can provide the technical facilities only (separated cabins and microphones for translators and earphones for participants)!

Duration of the retreat:

The retreat will start on Thursday at 11.00 a.m. and will end with the lunch at 13.00 of Sunday.

What to bring to the retreat:

  • personal mat for practices
  • blanket and cushion for relaxation and meditation
  • notebook
  • shoes to walk in the forest.


Closing date for preliminary registration: 30th Dec 2010! (after this date we cannot guarantee accommodation at the same price level and availability of nearby lodging. For registration please send an e-mail to this address: Jozsef Papp <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>


The registration fee is 170€ or 50000 HUF and includes accommodation (in 2-4 bed rooms, with bathroom) , meals, and all the activities of the retreat. You will be required to pay in cash at the time of arrival.

Some of the accommodation will be in another hotel, within 20 minutes´ walk.

There is possibility for early arrival, or to stay longer, at an extra cost of 22 €/night/person with breakfast, and 12 €/lunch and dinner/person.

Any additional love offerings in appreciation of the teaching and the teacher will be most welcome.

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