Narada Bhakti Sutras – Treatise on Love and Surrender

Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Dhyana Gurukulam, Virpur Khurd, Virbhadra Road, P. O Pashulok, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Sitting in his hermitage of Badrika-Ashram, one day Sage Ved Vyasa asked Sage Narada, “Man seeks freedom. This seeking without devotion is dry. Many paths lead to freedom but they have importance only in so far as they are auxiliary to devotion. I, therefore humbly ask you to share with me the virtue of devotion.” […]

Art of Joyful Living

Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Dhyana Gurukulam, Virpur Khurd, Virbhadra Road, P. O Pashulok, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Whether one is on a spiritual quest or is simply looking for a way to improve one’s life, the Art of Joyful Living retreat would offer a simple philosophy of living, and practical suggestions for leading a joyful life. In this in-person special retreat with Rabindra Sahu, we would learn methods for transforming our habit […]

You and Your emotions

Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Dhyana Gurukulam, Virpur Khurd, Virbhadra Road, P. O Pashulok, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

This retreat is based on Swami Veda Bharati’s profound teachings contained in his book of the same title. We will learn to understand our own mind and thereby to learn how to live life by effectively managing and refining emotions to obtain true freedom. Swami Veda Bharati has said, “You not only learn to analyse […]

What is Yoga? International Yoga Day Retreat

Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Dhyana Gurukulam, Virpur Khurd, Virbhadra Road, P. O Pashulok, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

The Himalayan Tradition is a meditative (dhyana) tradition. All the practices, including asanas are practiced to prepare oneself for meditation. Hatha yoga is taught as an integrated practice, which includes centering, correct breathing, breath-awareness, stretching sequences, joints & glands movements, asanas, subtle-body relaxations, pranayamas, and meditation. There is a focus on not only positioning the […]