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Full Moon Meditation
August 26th

August 2018 Newsletter

This is a combined Full Moon announcement and Ahymsin newsletter, so it's going out to both lists at the same time. Upcoming full moon meditation dates can be viewed here.

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"Let’s all make the effort to become good human beings,
to be good citizens,
to love all and exclude none.
That is the way to the divine."
Swami Rama in Conscious Living, page 95.


Poster for Sangha gathering February 2019New kitchen under constructionLearn how you can contribute to the work being done at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama (SRSG): Many of you enjoy visiting SRSG for sadhana and consider it a spiritual home.  Read about the projects taking place now to help keep SRSG physically viable and about how you can contribute in the A New Cycle of Construction and Restoration at SRSG.

2019 Sangha Gathering at SRSG February 25 - March 5, 2019: Swami Ritavan Bharati extends his personal invitation to all members of the Guru family. He will guide the AHYMSIN Sangha into the next set of practices for the next 3 years at this gathering. Please see An Invitation to Return Home – AHYMSIN Sangha Gathering 2019. Registration now open to initiates.

An invitation to all families with children: Himalayan Yoga Meditation Youth and Children’s Retreat will take place December 24 – 30, 2018, at SRSG.  Please see the article Invitation to Children’s Retreat in this newsletter.

In October at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama (SRSG), there will be an Initiates Retreat - “Bhakti and Loving Meditations” (please see article in this newsletter), a Navaratri Puja, and a Yoga and Martial Arts Workshop as well as ongoing guest programs. Please see the Upcoming Events or contact [email protected] for more information about these and other programs at SRSG.

Share Your News!

We invite you to share what is happening in their centers and your experiences, insights, and questions. With such sharing, we can learn more about one another and strengthen one another in our sadhana, becoming a true “sangha”. We welcome your articles. You can write to [email protected]

The next several full moon meditations happen within a day or so of the normal Ahymsin newsletter end of the month mailing. So, we will be sending a single combined mailing.

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Full Moon Timings

  • 10 PM in New York. Surrounding countries and regions of South, Central and North America and the Caribbean to match their time to 10 PM New York time.
  • 8 PM in U.K. (London Time).Those in all European, and all African time zones, please adjust your sitting time to coincide with 8 PM United Kingdom.
  • 8 PM in East Asia, 8 PM Singapore time. Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand etc. adjust their times to coincide with Singapore time 8 PM.
  • 7 AM in India (IST), surrounding countries adjust the time accordingly, for example Iran is 5 AM.

Also, Toronto "Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Society of Ontario" members meet at 9:00 pm (local).



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Breath Awareness     Qualified Preceptor
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