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Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself Easter Retreat

Friday, March 30 - Sunday, April 1

Love Thy Neighbour as Thyself Easter Retreat at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch

WITH

Srinivasan
Swami Paramananda
Swami Satyapremananda

Tuition: Accommodation only or Ashram day rate

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The fundamental teaching of all mystical traditions is one and the same: “Love thy neighbor as thyself.” In the yogic tradition, this ​is expressed differently​ through all four classical paths: in Karma Yoga as selfless service, in Bhakti Yoga as unconditional love, in Raja Yoga as the Yamas and Niyamas, and in Jnana Yoga as inquiry into the underlying unity of all beings. ​During this holiday weekend, we will ​look at how to understand and apply this profound teaching, which can transform our relationships and lead us to Self-realization.

Registration Information

The course tuition (listed above) is for the whole program. There is a $25/day holiday surcharge in addition to accommodations or Ashram day rate. Your accommodation rate includes meals, Satsangs, and Hatha yoga classes, which are offered daily.

Program Schedule

Friday

2:00pm->  Check-in
4:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm      Dinner
8:00pm      Satsang*
10:30pm    Lights Out

Saturday

5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am    Brunch
10:45am    Karma Yoga
12:00pm    Optional Activity or Free Time (Coaching Class, Walk or Other Activity)
1:00pm      Workshop
4:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm      Dinner
8:00pm      Satsang*
10:30pm    Lights Out

Sunday

5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am    Brunch
10:45am    Karma Yoga
12:00pm    Room Check-Out

* Satsang – 30-minute silent meditation, kirtan / chanting, spiritual lecture.
Daily activity schedule, and/or possible changes, will be announced at morning Satsang.

Arrival & Departure Information

•   Friday – 2:00pm
•   Sunday – 12:00pm (room checkout)

Planning to arrive and depart here by bus?  See more information.

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Srinivasan

Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch and Acharya (senior teacher) in the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers organization, Srinivasan has dedicated his life to the propagation of the classical teachings of Yoga. An internationally recognized teacher of Raja Yoga and Hatha Yoga, Srinivasan served and studied with his guru and Yoga master, Swami Vishnudevananda, and now teaches around the world, continuing to carry the teachings as a direct disciple. As acharya, Srinivasan leads our team of teachers, conducts morning satsangs at the ashram, and leads workshops on various aspects of yoga philosophy and practice. He also leads the ashram’s move toward Earth Care and sustainability, finding an effortless union between Permaculture and Yoga. He is a knowledgeable and compassionate teacher whose life mission is empowering all with the peace and wisdom of Yoga.

Swami Paramananda

Swami Paramananda, manager of the Sivananda Yoga Ranch, has been dedicated to the practices of Yoga for nearly a decade. Through his intense devotion to Yoga and his great sense of humor, Swami Paramananda is a wonderful teacher who effortlessly weaves classical yoga teachings into today’s modern lifestyle.

Swami Satyapremananda

Swami Satyapremananda is a regular teacher at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch – especially teaching Bhagavad Gita and Mantra Chanting for our Yoga Teachers Training Courses. She has also served at the Sivananda Ashrams in California and Canada, our NYC Center, and as the director of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in Chicago. Swamiji is a serious yoga practitioner who exemplifies the power of Yoga for self-transformation, self-actualization, and Self-realization, with her discipline, compassion and devotion. Her favorite sadhana is singing the names of God.

The Ranch's Daily Schedule

5:30amWake Up
6:00amSatsang or Silent Walk
8:00amHatha Yoga Class
10:00amBrunch
11:00amKarma Yoga
12:00pmAfternoon Program
& Free Time
4:00pmHatha Yoga Class
6:00pmDinner
8:00pmSatsang
10:30pmLights Out

Satsang & Yoga Classes

Satsang consists of a 30-minute silent meditation, followed by 30 minutes of spiritual chanting (kirtan), and finishes with 30 minutes of spiritual lecture.
Daily attendance at both Satsangs and Hatha Yoga Classes is encouraged for your health and well-being and to maintain the proper rhythm and atmosphere of the ashram community.

Sivananda Yoga Ranch

Details

Start:
Friday, March 30
End:
Sunday, April 1

Venue

Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788

Organizer

The Sivananda Yoga Ranch
Phone:
845-436-6492
Email:
yogaranch@sivananda.org
Website:
sivanandayogaranch.org