Tuesday, June 22, 2021

One Day Yoga Intensive

Please join us for our next One Day Intensive on Sunday 25 July 2021.

The One Day Yoga Intensive is an excellent opportunity for those who have never been to a full yoga retreat to be introduced to the wonderful learning of Ashrama.

You will experience Hatha Yoga, Workshops, Lectures, Yoga Nidra and Kirtan. 

For those of you who have been on a yoga retreat, it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the teachings and vibration of like-minded.

Please download the registration form to review the engaging & stimulating program for the day.
Download Registration Form Here

Kirtan

 

Kirtan at Virginia Todd Hall recommences in 2021

Please join us for an afternoon of meditation and Kirtan.

We host monthly Kirtan on the first Sunday of each month.  We start with a meditation, followed by Kirtan and end the session with a home baked afternoon tea for a $4.50 donation.

Meditation:        12.15pm – 12.45pm
Kirtan:                 1.00pm –   3.00pm
Afternoon Tea:    3.00pm –  3.30pm

We are privileged to have Swami Durgananda, Spiritual Leader of Samata Yoga Australia, attend our first Kirtan of 2021. 
Durga Swami will give a short discourse at the start of Kirtan.

Govinda will then lead the Kirtan accompanied by the musicians.
To listen to Kirtan Click Here.

We meet at Virginia Todd Hall, 9-15 Clarence Street, Geelong West
Please bring your own cushion

A Covid Safe plan will be followed on the day for everyone’s safety.

Click here to listen to the 2020 Guru Purnima Kirtan

“Kirtan Clears the Mind & Revitalises the Spirit”

Repeating sacred words raises our vibration and when this is done in a group setting the effects are magnified.

Kirtan can provide several physical benefits including giving us more energy, lowering stress & anxiety, reducing blood pressure and assisting with overcoming addictions and depression.

 

Click HERE for 2021 Calendar of Events

2021 Kirtan Dates

7 February
7 March
4 April There will be no Kirtan on Easter Sunday
2 May
6 June Cancelled due to Covid restrictions
4 July
1 August
5 September
3 October

All Welcome!

Virginia Todd Centre - from car park

Ekadashi Fast Days

2021

January 9 & 24
February 7 & 23
March 9 & 25
April 7 & 23
May 7 & 23
June 6 & 21
July 5 & 20
August 4 & 18
September 3 & 17
October 2 & 16
November 1, 14 & 30
December 14 & 30

Festivals

We recognize and celebrate the following festivals.

Shivaratri Festival – Thursday 11 March 2021
Lord Shiva’s Great Night celebrated with fasting, Kirtan, Meditation and feasting.

Ram Navmi Festival – Wednesday 21 April 2021
Celebration to honour the birth of Lord Rama – God of Orderly Good Works

Guru Purnima Festival – Saturday 24 July 2021
Devotional worship of the Guru as the spiritual teacher

Durga Ashtami – Wednesday 13 October 2021
Appearance of the Goddess Durga.
She who is incomprehensible and difficult to reach.

Diwali Festival – Thursday 4 November 2021
The festival of light celebrating the return of Lord Rama

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