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Autumn Workshops in Japan

23 November, 2023 @ 4:20 pm

From the end of September to the beginning of October this year, we were blessed to hold three workshops and two retreats throughout Japan sharing the ancient and authentic teachings of the Himalayan tradition inviting Rabindra Sahu from Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama (SRSG), Rishikesh, India.

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I am not the Body

22 November, 2023 @ 8:43 pm

An even bigger help to me than the gratitude practice was the love, support, and encouragement shown to me by others. A simple ‘How are you doing’ or ‘I’ll be cheering for you’ or ‘I’ll be praying for you’ were extremely powerful in helping me move beyond the fear. It was important for me to know that others cared. That made all the difference in the world.

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Celebrating Navaratri: A Season of Renewal and Reflection

26 October, 2023 @ 9:34 pm

As the seasons turn, Mother Nature herself undergoes a metamorphosis, while always covered in a blanket of softness and grace. The sweet songs of birds in the pleasantly cold mornings carry the promise of a new dawn, imbuing the sacred ashram atmosphere with a sense of wonder, awe and magic. In the sacred sanctuary that is the Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama ashram, the onset of Navaratri reminds us of the spirit of the revered Mother Divine, inviting us to bask in her love and warmth.

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Honoring the Legacy of Swami Veda: The Gurukulam Program Continues

26 October, 2023 @ 9:03 pm

The Grace of the Himalayan tradition is often subtle, and yet pervasive, and inspiration can strike us in countless ways. With Guru’s Grace, finally our Swami Rama Dhyana Gurukulam now has the opportunity to welcome international students beginning this year for the One-Year Residential Program in the Himalayan Yoga Meditation Tradition.

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Our Experiences during the Cultivating the Divine Feminine Retreat

26 October, 2023 @ 3:03 pm

We (15 members from Hungary) participated in the recently concluded Cultivating the Divine Feminine Retreat during the 9-days Navaratri celebrations at the Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama.

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A Slumber of Peace

25 October, 2023 @ 3:42 pm

A poem dedicated to Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama by a 12-year-old poet.

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An Oasis of Love in the Middle of a “Hot” Summer

25 September, 2023 @ 11:06 am

A meeting of 21 countries One story made of 98 stories of peoples’ lives. All ages, from 11 months old to 79 years old.

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Light at Last and a Packet of Chips

24 September, 2023 @ 1:48 pm

The chips came first. It was the annual five five-day retreat run by HYMNS, the Netherlands group of the Himalayan Yoga Tradition.

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Message from the Japanese Group

30 July, 2023 @ 11:30 pm

Sixteen people from various parts of Japan had the opportunity to stay here at SRSG for two weeks, from June 11 to 25 , 2023. When it was decided to hold a course in Rishikesh to learn the practice of Pranayama from Dr O. P. Tiwari ji who is the director of Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute, the organizer of Kdhama strongly recommended us to stay at this Ashram. Being able to deepen our learning while staying here made this 2-week course an invaluable and precious experience for us, and it continues to fill our minds and bodies even now that we have returned to Japan.

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Experience of Living in the Gurukulam

28 July, 2023 @ 9:44 pm

The curriculum at the gurukulam was a wonderful blend of Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, and Karma Yoga. In the initial weeks, we delved into the philosophy of the Himalayan tradition, learning the fundamentals of yoga and meditation within the Himalayan tradition. The teachings of Hatha Yoga, relaxation practices, breathing practices and all the subtle practices were not merely for physical health but served as preparation for our meditation practice.

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