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.
Russia (St. Petersburg and Moscow): May 14 – May 28 Bulgaria (Sophia): May 28 – June 8
Russia Moscow Vedic Astrology conference, additional public talks and consultations by Vamadeva and Shambhavi on select topics relative to Yoga, Ayurveda, and Vedic astrology. Hosted by Rami Bleckt.
Bulgaria Yoga and Ayurveda teaching and program. Hosted by Dr. Antoaneta Zarkova.
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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.
The Centre for Study of Religion and Society (CSRS) of India Foundation organised the First International Conference on Dharma-Dhamma in September, 2012 at Bhopal. The Mahabodhi Society of Sri Lanka and the Department of Culture, Government of Madhya Pradesh were collaborators in organising this Conference. Over 400 delegates from 20 countries participated in this Conference.
CSRS 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.
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.
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.
Our next Yoga Shakti retreat with be held in Ortal, Italy in November 18-25, 2013, in a beautiful lake district with all the power of nature. It will center on the transformative power of Agni or the inner fire of Prana and consciousness, delving into the deeper Yoga and Ayurveda forms of Agni for healing and higher awareness. Many students from Germany and Russia are expected. Note flier to the right. Soma Yoga center of Freiburg, Germany will aid in the registration and teaching. We will also conduct a Yoga and Ayurveda program in Freiburg itself.
Vamadeva and Shambhavi have joined Kerala Ayurveda in teaching and advisory capacities and will help in its development and training programs for the future.
SIVANANDA YOGA FARM, Grass Valley CA
Labor Day Vedic Integration Program (Yoga, Ayurveda, Vedic astrology), a variety of speakers featuring Vamadeva and Yogini Shambhavi. We have been working with Sivananda now for more than twenty years. This will be a new program bringing together all the Vedic sciences.
The NAMA conference will be important for all students of Ayurveda and will be held in Albuquerque, NM. Vamadeva (Acharya Frawley) is one of the four major advisors of the organization since its inception. He will be one of the keynote speakers, as he has been in the past. He will speak on Soma relative to his new book Soma in Yoga and Ayurveda, as part of the conference theme on longevity. Shambhavi will do an opening chant and speak for part of the session as well.
India Trip March 2013 Concluded Programs
March 8-14, 2013: Sixth Annual Ma Ganga Yoga Shakti Retreat at the Himalayan foothills above Rishikesh, information from retreat: Shiva-Shakti Yoga empowers our Higher Prana and Inner Self awareness for total well-being and harmony. A comprehensive curriculum of Vedic thought, Yoga philosophy, and Mantra Yoga. Celebrate the auspicious Maha Shiva Ratri, the great Night of Shiva, the Lord of Yoga. Immerse yourself in powerful sacred rituals, devotional attunement, satsanga and silent contemplation. Honor the healing force of Ma Ganga with festive evening Arati, wish-fulfilling boats and propitiations of the planets, as well as regular meditations. Develop your own deeper relationship with Ma Ganga. Fifty people attended this special event.
Feb. 20-27, 2013. Vamadeva and Shambhavi were in Ayurveda Gram, Banglore, a facility operated by Kerala Ayurveda. Vamadeva and Shambhavi did some special videos for Kerala Ayurveda.
Feb. 27-March 2. Vamadeva and Shambhavi were in Vishakhapatnam with Guruji Sivananda Murty for special meeting on mundane astrology and the future of humanity.
March 4. Vamadeva was with Swami Veda Bharati at Swami Rama Sadhaka Gram in Rishikesh. Swami Veda will go into silence on March 10. Vamadeva spoke at Swami Rama’s center on Shiva on March 7.
March 15-22. Vamadeva and Shambhavi were in Ranikhet and Mayavati (Ramakrishna Math) in the Kumaon, Himalayas for private programs. Vamadeva and Shambhavi had an inspirational meeting with Swami Satyamayananda of the ashram.