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Arsha Vidya Gurukulam (Under the auspices of Arsha Vidya Pitham) is an institute for the traditional study of Advaita Vedanta, Sanskrit, Yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, and other classical Indian disciplines.

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 2018 Schedule of Events

 

  • Apr 27 Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner 
  • Apr 28 & 29 How to Analyze and Interpret a Horoscope with Sri.Rakesh Sharma; Fees $95 for the full course; For more details email rsharmaindia@yahoo.com or to register contact 570-992-2339 ext 1-210 
  • Apr 28 Attracting Abundance - Silent Retreat with Amy McMahon
  • May 5 & 19 Meditation workshop by Swamini Ramanandaji in Reading Room : Session I - 10 am to 11 am; Tea break; Session II -  11:15 am to 12:15 pm; Vegetarian Lunch 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
  • May 6 & 20  Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Classes with Swami Viditatmanandaji i 10 am to 11 am & 11:20 am to 12:30 pm followed by Vegetarian Lunch
  • May 13 & 27 Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner
  • May 18-20 Introducing Basics of Ayurveda with Dr. R. Parthasarathy
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  • May 25-28 Memorial day weekend Course with Swami Viditatmanandaji on Bhagavad Gita Verse 2.55
  • June 1-3 Therapeutic Yoga & Mindfulness for Chronic back Pain

    by Julia Lorimer, e-RYT-500

    The focus of this workshop conducted by Julia Lorimer, a certified Yoga instructor specializing in pain relief for 30 years, is to offer relief to people with mild to moderate low back pain through therapeutic yoga and mindfulness. There will be personalized instruction and use of simple props to give mild support and traction in a gentle manner. Dr. Ashok Chhabra,  a licensed Psychologist will conduct a mindfulness session each morning. Please contact Julia Lorimer at 415-879-6944 or Julia.lorimer@marinyoga.org for pre-screening consultation. For registration, call AVP 570-992-2339 ext.0.

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  • Jun 7-17 International Jyotish Kumbha Mela with Eminent Astrologers
  • Jun 3 & 17 Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Classes with Swami Viditatmanandaji i 10 am to 11 am & 11:20 am to 12:30 pm followed by Vegetarian Lunch
  • Jun 11 & 25 Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner
  • Jun 21-24 Summer Solstice with Janet MacLeod 
    In this four-day workshop eclipsed by the solstice, Janet’s skillful sequencing and use of props will help you reach new levels of awareness in your practice. Guest teacher Patricia Layton will lead Sutra chanting. Special evening sessions will include singing bowls and Thai walking massage. * Please Click on Registration Form to Register. 
     
  • Jul 1-4 Independence Day Weekend Course with Swami Viditatmanandaji on Bhagavad Gita Chapte 7 Verse 19
  • Jul 7-14 Retreat on Brhadaranyaka Bhasya Classes by Swami Viditatmanandaji
  • Jul 7-14 Young Adults Course
  • Jul 10 & 25 Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner
  • Jul 27 Gurupurnima
  • Aug 9 & 23 Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner
  • Aug 12 Gurukulam's 32nd Anniversary : Swami Viditatmanandaji Talks on Vision of Oneness
  • Aug 22-29 One week Course with Swamini Svatmavidyanandaji on Selected verses from Chandogya Upanisad
  • Sep 7 & 22 Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner
  • Sep 7-9  Iyengar Yoga Retreat with Rebecca Hooper
    In this weekend retreat, we will approach asana and pranayama through the subtle body; the vayus, the bandhas and the elements. 
  • Sept 26-Nov 20 Eight Week Fall Vedanta Course with Swami Tattvavidanandaji on Kathopanisad 2nd Adhyaya Sankara Bhasyam
  • Oct 6 & 22 Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner 
     
  • Oct 19-21  Level I/II Yoga Retreat with Bobbie Fultz
     A certified Iyengar teacher currently based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Bobbie was the resident yoga teacher at AVG for 8 years. A beginning level weekend covering asanas from the Preliminary Course of the Iyengar Method of Yoga. Previous experience needed for Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning classes.Please Click on Registration Form to Register.
  •  2018 AVG Programs
  • Nov 5 & 20  Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner
  • Nov 22-25 Thanksgiving Weekend Course with Swami Tattvavidanandaji on Vedanta & Meditation
  • De 4 & 20 Pradosha Puja 5:15 pm to 6 pm followed by regular Arati & Dinner
  • Dec 23-31 Year End Vedanta Course with Swami  Pratyagbodhanandaji  & Swamini Svatmavidyanandaji
  • Dec 31 Daksinamurti Moola Mantra Japa

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Arsha Vidya Pitham/Arsha Vidya Gurukulum. P.O. BOX 1059, Saylorsburg, PA 18353
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