2011 Upcoming Events
14th July – 10th August, Himalayan Yoga Meditation Congress 2011, Minnesota, USA
“Creating Joy, The Art and Science of Yoga” which includes a Guru Purnima Silence Retreat, Guru Purnima, a Family Picnic, 5 and 10 day silence retreats, an AHYMS-A meeting, an evening lecture series, The Art and Science of Yoga "Intensive, Peace on Earth Meditation, Kirtan, and more. Teachers will include Swami Veda, Swami Ritavan, Ma Radha, Ma Gita, Swami Nityamuktananda, Stoma, Randall Krause, Jim Nelson and others. For more information please read the article at: 2011 Congress, Minnesota, USAand download a poster here. Here is also another link: http://www.themeditationcenter.org/jnana/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=165&Itemid=116
17th – 31st July, Teacher Training Program (TTP), Minnesota
600 Hour HYT Teacher Training Retreat. Levels I and II are offered as well as Continuing Education for Hatha Yoga and Meditation Teachers (Prana Vidya I July18-22 and Prana Vidya II July 25 - 29): (more details here)
Level II & III Prerequisites: Completing the required home study assignments and receiving mentor and/or faculty approval. http://www.himalayanyogatradition.com/
6th —12thAugust, Ashram Week at Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Mexico
13th August, Satsang with Swami Nityamuktananda, La Jolla, California
(Swami Veda is no longer scheduled for this)
13th August, Full Moon Meditation
13th - 14th August, Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Center in Palatine, Illinois, USA
Swami Nityamuktananda will be speaking on the Tattvas/Five Elements. See: Event Booking
16th August, Satsang Evening with Swami Veda, Calgary, Canada
18th – 19th August, Shiva Sankalpa Sukta event, Calgary, Canada
with Swami Veda. See: http://www.himalayanmeditation.com/pb/wp_6973f6f1/wp_6973f6f1.html
19th - 22nd August – Himalayan Yoga Meditation – Los Angeles (HYMLA)
Swami Nityamuktanada and Randall Krause. Contact: http://www.hymla.com/index.php?/Contact/Randall-Krause.html
21st – 26th August, YMT Retreat in Arezzo — Path of Fire and Light
with Swami Ritavan Bharati, Pandit Hari Shankar Dabral, Susi Stefanini, Daniele Belloni. See http://www.yogamt.com/appuntamenti.html
9th – 26th September, Beyond Imagination! Pilgrimage to the Himalayas of India
with Pandit Hari Shankar Dabral. For more information: http://www.himalayanmeditation.com/pb/wp_77261bf6/wp_77261bf6.html
12th September, Full Moon Meditation
16th -18th September, Yoga Nidra Seminar, Innsbruck, Austria
With Swami Nityamuktanada See:http://www.yoga-tirol.at/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74&Itemid=82
20th - 25th September, "Self Awareness - The Core of Yoga" in Vienna
Workshop with Swami Nityamuktananda. See: http://www.pureyoga.at/Yoga-%20Workshop-Swami-Nityamuktananda092011.htm
1st October 2011 (Starting date) Training School, Yoga for Teachers, Study and Learning, Florence, Italy
Four-year course (2011-2015) for the Study of Yoga and Meditation according to the Himalayan Tradition in Florence, Italy. Please visit
6th - 9th October, "The Goddess in the Labyrinth, Practices in Sri Vidya Tantra" in Umbrio, Italy
with Swami Ritavan, Swami Nityamuktananda, Susi Stefanini, Daniele Belloni. See: http://www.yogamt.com/appuntamenti.html
7th - 10th October, "Himalayan Blueprint for the Architecture of Your Life" in Chicago, USA
HYMTA (Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Teachers Association) Retreat with Swami Veda Bharati, Swami Ma Radha Bharati, and Man Mohan Shukla. Open to the public. See: http://www.hymcillinois.com/news-/latest-news-from-hymc
11th October, Full Moon Meditation
14th – 19th October, Holland Silence Retreat and Teacher Training Program
For more information: http://www.himalaya-yoga.nl/teacher-training.html
21st – 23rd October, 30th Anniversary of Himalaya Institut Deutschland
With Wolfgang Bischoff, Swami Veda Bharati, Swami Tat Sat Bharati, Swami Ritavan Bharati, Dr. Stephen (Stoma) Parker, Ashutosh Sharma. Swami Nityamuktananda Saraswati See: http://www.himalaya-institut.de/aktuell/1033.php
24th – 30th October, Hungarian TTP, Level 2, Budapest
with Swami Ritavan, Swami Nityamuktananda, Ashutosh Sharma. Contact: http://www.himalayanyoga.hu/kapcsolat.html
28th October –31st October, Florence TTP
with Swami Nityamuktananda Please visit http://www.himalayaninstitute.it/
28th – 30th October, Colloquium at Gustavo's Ashram, Equador
6th – 19th November, HYT Teacher Training Retreat, Levels 1, 2, and 3, SRSG, Rishikesh, India
Please go to http://www.himalayanyogatradition.com/india.html for more information.
10th November, Swami Veda returns to Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama
10th November, Full Moon Meditation
15th November to 2nd December, Two - three times per week, Swami Veda will be teaching at SRSG
Prashna Upanishad (The Upanishad of the six questions on Prana) with the commentaries of Shankarachrya.
20th November - 3rd December, HYT Teacher Training Retreat for Chinese speaking students. Level 1, SRSG, Rishikesh, India
4th to 10th December, Two - three times per week, Swami Veda will be teaching at SRSG
Select portions of Upanishads concerning the Mahavakyas (The Great Key Sentences)
10th December, Full Moon Meditation
12th to 19th December, Two - three times per week, Swami Veda will be teaching at SRSG
Continuation of Prashna Upanishad
22nd – 31st Dec 2011, Yoga Youth and Children's Retreat, Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh, India
“So that the Grace and the practices and teachings of meditation in our lineage may continue into next generations and meditation may become a family-centered experience.” — Swami Veda Bharati
Please visit the article on Swami Veda's upcoming Yoga Youth and Children's Retreat,or the article in the January 2011 Newsletter.
2012 Upcoming Events
Swami Veda will be teaching at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh.
Texts for January to May 2012 will be announced later.
9th January, Full Moon Meditation.
21st - 22nd January, "Meditation and Dying, The Perennial Ecstasy" in Milan, Italy
with Swami Ritavan, Susi Stefanini, Daniele Belloni, Guiliani Boccali. See: http://www.yogamt.com/appuntamenti.html
Late January - Early February, Insight Journey to Tiruvannammallai
7th February, Full Moon Meditation
8th March, Full Moon Meditation
11th – 24th March, HYT Teacher Training Retreat at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama
From Swami Veda's Schedule:
11th - 12th June, Hungary
21st - 27th June, European Retreat in La Verna, Italy
1st - 17th July, The Meditation Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
14th/15th August, Ecuador, Galapagos
15th - 3ist August, Rancho La Puerta, Mexico
4th - 30th September, Four Countries in Africa
1st - 15th August, Congress in South America
11th – 24th November, HYT Teacher Training Retreat at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama
2013 Upcoming Events
27th February – 20th March, SRSG, 2013 All Teachers and Sangha Gathering, Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh, India
- 28th February – 9th March: 10 days of inspiration from Swami Veda Bharati, other leading teachers and experts.
- 10th March: Final offering of the current three years of Gayatri practice and introduction of the new AHYMSIN community practice.
- 10th March: Swami Veda Bharati will begin a five year vow of silence.
- 11th-19th March: Entire Sangha will take 9 days of silence.
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