2014 Special Retreats and Events
Acharya Vamadeva and Yogini Shambhavi
Santa Fe Yoga Shakti Retreat, Aug. 18-25
Tantra, Mantra and Transforming Karma
Our first retreat in Santa Fe, will bring the power of our overseas programs to the United States, with special classes, rituals, yoga practices, mantra and meditation in the high desert of northern New Mexico. Along with an Aug. 18-22 retreat program, we will also allow students to attend the famous 93rd annual Santa Fe Indian Market on Aug. 23-24. For more information note flier to the right. Join us for this special event.
2014 Upcoming Programs—-
CHOPRA CENTER UNIVERSITY
Primordial Sound Meditation Teacher Training, Chopra Center, La Costa CA
April 22-28 and Oct. 13-19
Our 2014 programs involve special programs with the Chopra Center University (April, October) where Vamadeva is now featured along with Deepak as a senior Master Educator, helping with Deepak’s mantra and meditation training and serving as a general advisor to the university. Yogini Shambhavi has recently joined as a Master Educator as well. Vamadeva will also provide special webinars and articles on important topics. He will be the main teacher for the Primordial Sound Meditation Teacher Training program. Yogini Shambhavi will also join him in the teaching.
2014 Programs (completed)
Concluded—-This program will be in the Kumaon, Himalayas by the city of Ranikhet at 6000 feet, with visits to local temples, especially Dunagiri (Durga), Jageshwar (Shiva), and Mahavatar Babaji’s cave. The resort we will be staying in has a full view of the greater Himalaya range extending to Nanda Devi. We will post more information on the event soon. This will be our only India retreat this upcoming year. It will include a special celebration of the Holi festival of colors. It will be our seventh annual Himalayan program and our fourth retreat in the Ranikhet region.
Sanchi University, Bhopal, India
Feb. 28 – March 2
Concluded —– The Centre for Study of Religion and Society (CSRS) of India Foundation is organising the 2nd International Conference on Dharma- Dhamma in collaboration with the Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh on 28 February – 02 March, 2014 at Bhopal, India. Vamadeva (David Frawley) is one of the patrons of the conference, along with Swami Dayananda, Lokesh Chandra, Samdhong Rinpoche, Bangala Upatissa Nayaka Thero, and other important teachers in these fields.
Russia (St. Petersburg and Moscow): May 10 – May 28
Moscow, Russia, International Festival of Vedic Astrology and Ayurveda, May 14 – May 19, with Vamadeva and Shambhavi as keynote speakers. The first major event of this type held in Russia.
Additional public talks and consultations by Vamadeva and Shambhavi on select topics relative to Yoga, Ayurveda, and Vedic astrology in both Moscow and St. Petersburg. Hosted by Rami Bleckt -firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact: Radha Rani – email@example.com. Moscow, May 10-22. St. Peterburg, May 23-27.
Bulgaria (Sophia): May 28 – June 8
Another unique event! Sofia, Bulgaria, Yoga and Ayurveda teaching and program, Soma and Rejuvenation, with additional information on Jyotish and Tantra, May 29-June 2. Hosted by Dr. Antoaneta Zarkova - firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information contact Yogini Shambhavi – Shambhavi.email@example.com.
CVA (Council of Vedic Astrology) 2014 Conference
June 19-23, Embassy Suites, Seattle Washington
Jupiter in Cancer, The Return of the Light, 20th Anniversary Conference
Vamadeva and Shambhavi will join a large group of Vedic astrologers from throughout the world for this important event. They will host a special pre-conference workshop on the Role of Shakti in Vedic Astrology, as well as both speak at the main conference. One of the largest Vedic astrology conferences in the West in recent years, including such noted teachers as Chakrapani Ullal, Gayatri Vasudev and Sanjay Rath.
AAPNA – Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America
11th Conference July 4-6, 2014 – Boone NC
Ayurveda and Yoga Conference for Optimal Health
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder Art of Living Foundation, Inauguration Speech
Vamadeva – Keynote Presentation of the Interrelationship and Continuity of Veda, Raja Yoga and Ayurveda.
Yogini Shambhavi – Keynote Presentation on Yogic Art of Restorative Healing.
Join us for this special event with many important Ayurvedacharyas and Yoga gurus from throughout the world.
New Allied Sivananda Programs for 2014
Ayurveda and Yoga Wellness Counselor Certification Program, based upon Vamadeva’s course material, with Swami Sitaramananda and Durga Leela, taught in several locations.
Vietnam course, March 25 – April 5, 2014
Bahamas course, April 15 – 24, 2014