Ancient Wisdom for a Modern Life with Swami Nityamuktananda Saraswati

Yoga Philosophy and Meditation

Morning Meditation
Dates: 10 and 11 June 2010 (Thursday and Friday), 6.30 to 8am
In the early morning hours, energies are special, life is stiller, peace is more tangible. To start the day with time out for yourself, in this atmosphere will set a different tone to your day. Swami Nityamuktananda will introduce a short, balancing exercise as preparation for meditation, followed by a step by step introductions.

Introduction to the Yoga Sutras
Date: 11 June 2010 (Friday), 6.30pm to 8.30pm
At the base of the Yoga Sutras is a holistic world view, it is found across the globe. But how does it affect the understanding of ourselves and the world in our times? Is Yoga relevant today across the vast time and culture gap? How does Yoga help us to be happy and live our lives?

Exploring the Yoga Sutras
Date: 12 June 2010 (Saturday), 8am to 3.45pm

8am to 9.30am - Mind with its four levels: manas, ahamkara, buddhi, chit (or chitta)
9.45am to 11.15am - aspects and effects of cultivating the mind, through different practices (Contemplating aspects of the 1st pada)
12.45pm to 2.15pm - Sutra 3 returning to our original nature means what? - Purusha and Prakriti
2.45pm to 3.45pm - Q&A and closing Meditation

Yoga Sutras (Emphasis on Prakriti: The "Great Mother" of all phenomena)
Date: 13 June 2010 (Sunday), 8am to 2pm
The world we live in is permanently changing, permanently created and dissolved; the power behind that is in Yoga Called Prakriti; the feminine principle; the Creatrix; Shakti; Kundalini; Tara; Dakini. She is the energy of Life itself, behind which Purusha , Shiva the point of stillness and potential holds all. During the day we will learn more about that action power that permanently creates.

8am to 9.30am - Meditation session
10am to 11.30am - Exploration of Prakriti, Nature, the principle of feminine energy
12pm to 1.30pm - A look at how this feminine Energy appears in different cultures, Prakriti as a universal concept.
1.30 to 2pm - Meditation session

The Feminine Principle in Spirituality
with Swami Nityamuktananda and Khandro Thrinlay Chodon
Date: 13 June 2010 (Sunday), 3.15pm to 7.30pm

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O  Morning Meditation (10 & 11 June 2010)
O  Yoga Sutras Lectures: Introduction and Exploration (11 & 12 June 2010)
O  All Yoga Sutras Lectures  (11, 12 & 13 June 2010)
O  The Feminine Principle in Spirituality (13 June 2010)

The yogic practice of donation (dana / dakshina) is empowering you to decide how much to contribute in the balance of give and take of life. Hence participation is on donation basis.

About Swami Nityamuktananda Saraswati:
Swami Nityamuktananda Saraswati (Dr. Christa-Maria Herrmann) studied Theology, Education, Psychology, Philosophy and Art and Design (Ceramics) at various universities which was followed by extensive travel and study in Asia, Australia and America (Taoism, Zen and Tibetan Buddhism and various indigenous spiritual paths.

Deep involvement in Meditation and working with great spiritual Masters , Zen-Masters, Siddhas, Lama and Tulku T.Y.S. Gangchen, the great Yogi Swami Maheshananda,  H.H. Swami Anubhavananda (Supreme Acharya of Vedanta) and Mandeleshwara Swami Veda Bharati from the Himalayan Tradition.

Her Doctorate is in Eco-philosophy: the Mahabhutas (Five Great Elements); she contributes world-wide in conferences and workshops on various aspects of "Yoga philosophy" and Meditation. In 1997 she received a 'World-Peace Prize' (LGWPF/ NGO of UN).

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