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The Ten Characteristics of Dharma

On July 18, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Philosophy, With No Comments

Shreyán svadharmo viguńah paradharmatsvásvanuśtitátSvadharme nidhanaḿ shreyah paradharmo bhayávahah. Human beings should die a glorious death, a death worthy of a human being. They should never give indulgence to the crude animal propensities. “Svadharme nidhanaḿ shreyah”. It is better to die a glorious death than to continue living a life of…

The Base of Life

On June 26, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Philosophy, With No Comments

A finite entity requires a base for its existence. The base shall not only preserve its “I” feeling in physical form, but it shall also nourish the same every moment with vital energy for that entity. The subtle entity requires a base in exactly the same manner as a physical…

Yoga and Tantra

On April 18, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Philosophy, With No Comments

Today’s subject of discourse is “Yoga and Tantra”. Some people are curious to know what yoga is and what Tantra is, and where they agree and where differ. First let us discuss what yoga is. The word yoga is derived as the Sanskrit root verb yuiṋj plus the suffix ghaiṋ….

Spring Retreat through Labour Weekend 23-26 Oct. 2020 in Motueka, Nelson

On September 28, 2020, Posted by , In Blog,Events, With No Comments

The Kiirtan Baba Nam Kevalam  was introduced by Baba Shrii Shrii Anandamurtiji on 8th October 1970 at Amjharia District Forest guest house , in the state of Bihar(present state of Jharkhand) in India. Baba said Kiirtan is very very important for good meditation. By doing Sadhana (meditation) our minds move…

Spiritual Ecology. An Easter Retreat. 10-13 April 2020, Auckland

On March 9, 2020, Posted by , In Blog,Events, By , , With No Comments

You are invited. Contact Dada Shuddha for more information:Dada Shuddhatmananda (022) 041 3624dadashuddha@gmail.com

A Tantric Journey — bliss and blisters on the path. An Easter retreat. 19-22 April, Nelson

On February 26, 2019, Posted by , In Blog,Events, By ,, , With No Comments

Expanding our minds is an integral part of the yogis journey, which ultimately means overcoming limitations within our own minds and meeting change and challenges in all spheres – physical, intellectual and spiritual. This can be painful as we shatter our illusions. Pilgrimmages are a time-honoured way of taking time…

Pran’a’m Newsletter, Issue 4 August, 2017

On August 27, 2017, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Subjective Approach through Objective Adjustment News from: Dunedin Townsville Tasmania Winter conference in Adelaide Brisbane Melbourne Upcoming events   Subjective Approach through Objective Adjustment 21 September 1979 morning, Kingston As the sphere of knowledge increases, many secrets of the world do not remain secret. Yoga is such a secret. It…

Pran’a’m Newsletter, Issue 3 February, 2017

On March 4, 2017, Posted by , In Blog,News, With Comments Off on Pran’a’m Newsletter, Issue 3 February, 2017

Serve the Supreme by Kiirtana News from Sydney News from Aotearoa (New Zealand) New Jagrti in Adelaide News from Melbourne News from Gympie and Hobart Upcoming events Fasting list     Serve the Supreme by Kiirtana Human existence is trifarious: human beings are neither physical entities, nor psychic, nor spiritual…

Tantra is Sadhana, Sadhana is Tantra. A Retreat — 21 – 24 Oct. 2016

On October 2, 2016, Posted by , In Blog,Events, By ,, , With No Comments

Namaskar, You are all invited and we hope to see you there. You can also download the poster or programme. RETREAT DAILY ROUTINE AND PROGRAMMES OCTOBER, 2016 FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY Time Programme Time Programme Time Programme Time programme 4.45am Guru Sakash 4.45am Guru Sakash 4.45am Guru Sakash 5.00-5.30am Paincajanya…

Prama newsletter January to June 2016

On October 1, 2016, Posted by , In Blog,News, With No Comments

Regional retreat in Dunedin Programme in KPP Auckland Food Distribution Program Ananda Purnima celebration Prachar work in Wellington Bhakti concert in Nelson Programmes in Dunedin   News from Wellington Region Regional retreat in Dunedin Outing at a cliff on Quarantine Island We conducted our regional retreat from 25th to 28th…