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      AHYMSIN NEWSLETTER, ISSUE - May 2018 
     
       
     
       

    June Events in Greece

    by Sofia Foteina

    It is an honour and pleasure to share with you that Swami Ritavan Bharati, the Spiritual Guide of AHYMSIN, will be in Athens, Greece, from the 13th to the 26th June 2018.

    Swamiji’s visit is hosted by Café Ecole – Himalayan Yoga Meditation of Hellas, 12, Thessaloniki’s Str. Chalandri 15234, Athens, Greece. Contact: [email protected]. Website: www.cafecole.gr

    During his stay the following will take place:

    On Saturday the 16th of June,

    • 11:00-12:30: Yoga Children prepare a “welcome home” for Swamiji
    • 19:00-21:00: Swami Ritavan Bharati, will kindly launch and introduce Swami Veda Bharati’s book Kundalini, Stilled or Stirred, translated into Greek and published by Café Ecole Editions

    On Sunday the 17th of June, from 18:00-21:30, Swami Ritavan Bharati will give a Seminar for parents, grandparents and teachers on: “Raising Spiritual Families”. This will be, the first event officially in our premises; therefore Swamiji will inaugurate the function of our center.

    On Thursday the 21st of June, it will be a great opportunity for us to celebrate with Swamiji the 4th anniversary of the International Day of Yoga.

    On Friday the 22nd of June, from 18:00-20:00,  and the weekend 23rd and 24th of June, from 10:00 to 17:30 each day, Swami Ritavan will give a Seminar on “Kundalini: Stilled or Stirred”.

    All lectures and seminars will be in English and will be translated into Greek.

    Book Launch

    Book Cover (in Greek) Kundalini, Stilled or Stirred
    Book Cover (in Greek)
    Kundalini, Stilled or Stirred
    Click for full size image

    On Saturday the 16th of June, 19:00-21:00 the program will be as follows:

    1. A prayer to our Teachers, according to the Indian custom.
    2. Swami Ritavan Bharati will kindly launch and introduce Swami Veda Bharati’s book Kundalini, Stilled or Stirred, translated into Greek, published by “Café Ecole Editions”.
    3. Swami Ritavan Bharati will, at request, sign the books.
    4. Dr. Prakriti Bhaskar, a distinguished dancer (Bharatanatyam), teacher and choreographer, will dance a classical Indian dance on the theme of Kundalini.
    5. A welcome drink and snack will end the meeting.

    Only this event will take place at “Aegean College”, 17, Panepistimiou Str, (facing the propylea), 7th floor.

    Free participation. Kindly inform us for your attendance. Contact: [email protected].

    Raising Spiritual Families

    Seminar on “Raising Spiritual Families” for parents, grandparents and teachers by Swami Ritavan Bharati on Sunday the 17th of June, from 18:00-21:30.

    This will be, officially, the first event in our premises; therefore Swamiji shall inaugurate the function of our center. We will be honored by your presence.

    • 18:00-19:00: Center Inauguration
    • 19:30-21:30: Seminar on “Raising Spiritual Families”

    The topics that Swamiji shall deal with:

    • What is the meaning of marriage?
    • What is the purpose of having children?
    • The yoga philosophy on education.
    • How do we approach a child in a society which constantly requires competition?
    • Ahimsa (the value of non-violence) as an answer to bullying
    • Religions and raising children as world citizens
    • Economic situation today and aparigraha(non-possessiveness)

    The seminar will be in English and will translated into Greek.

    Suggested donation: 30 euro.  This covers all expenses. Coffee, juices and cakes will be offered on the occasion of this seminar. Before the end of the seminar you will have the opportunity of a dakshina, an offering from your heart, to support Swamiji’s mission.

    Location: our center.

    Kindly inform us for your attendance. Contact: [email protected].

    International Day of Yoga

    On Thursday the 21st of June it will be a great opportunity for us to celebrate with Swamiji the 4th anniversary of the International Day of Yoga.

    On this occasion

    1. We will offer yoga class from 18:00-19:30 (Sofia Foteina)
    2. Meditation by Swami Ritavan Bharati
    3. Sangha gathering will take place, (meeting in the presence of Swami Ritavan Bharati), both, from 19:30-21:00

    followed by a snack

    Kindly let us know your intention for attendance in all preceding events. At our center. Contact: [email protected].

    Free participation. Dakshina accepted.

    Seminar on: “Kundalini, Stilled or Stirred”

    Seminar on: “Kundalini, Stilled or Stirred” by Swami Ritavan Bharati

    • Friday June 22, 18:00-20:00
    • Saturday, June 23, 10:00-17:30
    • Sunday, June 24, 10:00-17:30

    For all practitioners of Yoga and for Yoga Teachers
    who will find it beneficial to understand the transformational qualities of the subtle practices of meditation.

    The Friday workshop will provide an introduction and an overview of the themes and practices which will be covered in depth during the two-day seminar.

    The weekend workshop will systematically provide lecture, practicums and discussion on the mystical and practical themes of Kundalini and the Chakras in the Tradition of the Himalayan Yogis.

    Topics that Swamiji shall deal with include:

    • What is Tantra?
    • What does it mean “to raise the kundalini”?
    • What does it mean to open the chakras?
    • How do we drop mental habit patterns to achieve liberation (moksha)?

    The seminar will be in English and will be translated into Greek.

    Suggested donation: 110 euro. This covers all expenses. Coffee, juices and cakes will be offered on the occasion of this seminar. Before the end of the seminar, we will have the opportunity of a dakshina, an offering from our heart, to support Swamiji’s mission.

    On Saturday and Sunday, we will have a light lunch all together.

    Location: our center.

    Kindly inform us for your attendance. Contact: [email protected].

     

       
           

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