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September 2018 Newsletter

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“When we look to the future, we see the opportunities for change, for growth, for embracing a loving heart and a smiling mind.” – Swami Ritavan Bharati


Road down to dining hallDining Hall InteriorWork at Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama (SRSG) has been progressing, with reconstruction of the ashram boundary wall on the main entry pathway between main gate and Mandala Office (it had collapsed from heavy rains); low boundaries and drainages being built around cottages to help manage rain water; the dismantling of walls between the different rooms within the Dining Hall “to create one big hall to house up to 200 people at the same time”; construction on the pathway from Mandala Office to the Dining Hall and Knowledge Center; construction, fitting work, and all new equipment in the kitchen; and more. More pictures of the work can be seen on the Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Facebook page.  Also see the article “Griha Pravesh for the New Ashram Kitchen” in this newsletter.

Find out how you can contribute to the work being done at SRSG in A New Cycle of Construction and Restoration at SRSG.

Parenthood and the Spiritual Path: To read “Parenthood and the Spiritual Path” by Swami Rama, please click on title.

At SRSG in October there will be:

These will be followed by:

Please see the Upcoming Events or contact [email protected] for more information about these and other programs at SRSG.

Registration now open to initiates for the 2019 Sangha Gathering at SRSG February 25 - March 5, 2019: Accommodation will be limited and is subject to a first-received-first-serve basis. To know more about attending the Sangha Gathering, please write to [email protected]. Swami Ritavan Bharati will guide the AHYMSIN Sangha into the next set of practices for the next 3 years at this gathering, and AHYMSIN Executive Committee elections will take place. Please see An Invitation to Return Home – AHYMSIN Sangha Gathering 2019.

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



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