Heart Of Living Yoga

Events

Relaxing Meditation Evenings
Feb
21
to Mar 28

Relaxing Meditation Evenings

Heart of Living Yoga deeply relaxing Meditation Evenings with Harshani Curbishley-Brown running for 6 weeks on Thursday evenings from 21st February until 28th March 2019. Newcomers are most welcome, as these Meditation Evenings are open to all, to share & deepen experience of a Heart centred Meditation together.

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Peaceful Heart Yoga - Six Week Course
Mar
27
to May 1

Peaceful Heart Yoga - Six Week Course

Within us all is a place of peace, simplicity and ease. Through beautiful, heart-centred yoga practices of movement, breath and stillness, we will experience directly the Peaceful Heart. Over time, you will discover that what you practice here flows into your daily life and stress begins to melt away naturally. Whether you are new to yoga or looking for a fresh approach, this course offers a special opportunity to experience life in a new way.

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Relaxing Heart Meditation - Six Week Course
Mar
27
to May 1

Relaxing Heart Meditation - Six Week Course

Many of us experience the mind as a busy place, full of memories, ideas, and a never-ending to do list. This course will help you to develop the skills and techniques needed to calm the mind through meditation including relaxation, focus and mindful awareness. Each class will include a guided deep relaxation leading into our Heart Meditation. Meditating in the heart naturally leads to a calm mind, open heart and happier life. The course is open to experienced meditators as well as those looking to develop this life changing habit.

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Candlelit Meditation and Satsang with Padma Devi
Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

Candlelit Meditation and Satsang with Padma Devi

You are warmly invited to this gentle evening of meditation, discussion and community. We are very blessed to have Rev Padma Devi, founder of Heart Of Living Yoga, visiting Matlock once again. She is a very beautiful, humble and devoted human being sharing simple practices which bring healing to our lives and to our world. Padma has been joyfully teaching yoga and meditation for 50 years.

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Light Hearted Living with Yoga, Meditation & Herbs
Jun
21
10:00 AM10:00

Light Hearted Living with Yoga, Meditation & Herbs

It can be easy to get weighed down with the stresses and strains of daily life. We might not even realise it's happening!

Fortunately, there are tried and tested techniques for reducing stress and increasing joy. Bringing together a playful, relaxing yoga class, beautiful heart meditation and the healing power of herbs, we will share practical ways of helping yourself to feel more joyful, open hearted and peaceful.

Provisional Schedule

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10:00 Welcome & Introductions
10:15 Light Hearted Yoga
11:40 Quick Break
11:45 Herb Tea Meditations
12:50 Closing Circle
13:00 Off to enjoy the sunshine

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The workshop will be led by Vishwam Heckert, Heart Of Living Yoga Teacher, Trainer & Therapist and Frances Burton, Medical Herbalist. Vishwam has been practicing Yoga for 20 years and teaching for 8. He has a deep appreciation for herbal medicine. Frances qualified as herbalist 6 years ago and loves yoga. Both love to smile and help others.

All welcome to join this special Summer Solstice playshop!

Places are £25. Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation - who are helping some of the poorest people in Sri Lanka, India, Brazil and the UK - will receive 25% of the proceeds. For more information, see http://heartoflivingyoga.com

To arrange payment and reserve your place, please email vishwam@heartoflivingyoga.com If you have any queries, please feel free to email or ring Vishwam on 07759 723 939.

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Tranquil Heart Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Spain
Jul
15
to Jul 19

Tranquil Heart Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Spain

Imagine spending 5 days in the beautiful Ricote Valley, near Murcia, enjoying the peaceful  surroundings while discovering the inner tranquility of your own heart.  Guided by Heart Of Living Yoga Teacher, Trainer & Therapist, Vishwam Heckert, you will have a special opportunity to experience a deep and profound level of peace, joy and tranquillity. In addition to the daily programme of yoga and meditation, Vishwam is available to offer you deeply relaxing therapeutic massage, 1:1 heart mindfulness meditation and wellbeing coaching.  All this as well as the delicious, local food, heavenly walks in a breath-taking landscape and the delights of the local culture. Sound good?

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Opening to Grace Retreat
Aug
9
to Aug 16

Opening to Grace Retreat

Explore the gentle Heart led practices of Yoga with Padma Devi.

Treat yourself to a week, a weekend, Mon-Fri, or a day of yoga that will bring you to a more easeful body, peaceful mind and lead you to a happier life.

Prices start at £230 for the full week.

For more information please email - openingtograce 108@gmail.com or book online here.

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The Loving Heart Day Retreat
Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

The Loving Heart Day Retreat

In this beautiful day retreat, we will be tuning into the Loving Heart which dwells within us. Through yoga practice, heart meditation, mudra, mantra and direct exploration of that inherent capacity within us for Unconditional Love, this special day retreat is a rare opportunity to find what we have all been searching for.

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Candlelit Gentle Heart Yoga & Meditation
Feb
2
4:00 PM16:00

Candlelit Gentle Heart Yoga & Meditation

You are warmly invited to join this special evening of Candlelit Gentle Heart Yoga & Meditation at the beautiful Sage Yoga Studio in Belper. We will be gently guided to tune in to our hearts, to listen to our bodies and follow what feels just right. Perfect for a winter's evening, there will be a lovely balance of gentle flowing yoga, deep relaxation, pranayama and heart mindfulness meditation in this two hour yoga session. The workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.

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Introduction to Somatic Yoga - A Day Workshop
Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Somatic Yoga - A Day Workshop

This will be a gentle day of exploration into our bodies.

We will look into how our body tends to move habitually and noticing any areas of tension we may hold. We then look to invite different ways of movement into the body, (gentle Somatic yoga flows) to find release of that tension, which brings more ease and freedom into those areas.

The day will have plenty of time for nurturing practices and include a deep relaxation and guided meditation, leaving you feeling relaxed and ready to meet the world again.

if you wish to book please email me.

10am til 4pm
Perkins Youth Hall,
Church Lane, Pilley

Investment £60
Email Manorama - yogainthenewforest@gmail.com for bookings and further info 
07889689649

Please bring a packed lunch 
yoga mat ( if you have one )
water bottle

For more about Somatic Yoga, visit Manorama’s beautiful website - Yoga in the New Forest

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Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

Harmony of the Heart

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We are all looking for harmony, balance. To feel connected. At one with ourselves. At ease with life.

Join us if you can for this very special day of heart opening yoga, meditation and sacred sound. In our physical practice, we will explore both Yin and Yang (rest and action, receiving and giving), coming to rest in the Harmony of the Heart ♥ 

We will look at how to integrate this experience into our daily lives, including our relationships with ourselves and all others.

Preliminary Schedule

9:30 Doors open for herb teas and settling in
10am Welcome 
10:30am Heart Flow Yoga with Sacred Sound
1-2pm Shared Veggie Lunch
2-2:45pm Yoga Nidra / Sound Bath
2:45pm Tea break
3:00pm Questions & Discussion
3:45pm Closing Circle
4pm Floating home with happy hearts

Please bring a yoga mat, bolster/pillows/duvet/blankets for yoga nesting, a bottle of water and something veggie for our lovely shared lunch.

Bhanu is an Integral Yoga teacher, qualified Sound Therapist, and all around beautiful soul living on a canal boat in Shropshire. You can find out more about Bhanu at https://soundinhealth.co.uk/

Vishwam is a Heart Of Living Yoga Teacher & Trainer, and stress relief therapist living on a hill in Matlock. Read more at http://heartoflivingyoga.com

This day retreat costs £45 or £40 each if you bring a friend. Advanced payment confirms your place. To book yours, or if any questions please contact vishwam@heartoflivingyoga.com / 07759 723 939

Please note there will be a sister event in Sheffield on Saturday 8th December.

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Harmony of the Heart
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Harmony of the Heart

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We are all looking for harmony, balance. To feel connected. At one with ourselves. At ease with life.

Join us if you can for this very special day of heart opening yoga, meditation and sacred sound. In our physical practice, we will explore both Yin and Yang (rest and action, receiving and giving), coming to rest in the Harmony of the Heart ♥ 

We will look at how to integrate this experience into our daily lives, including our relationships with ourselves and all others.

Preliminary Schedule

9:30 Doors open for herb teas and settling in
10am Welcome 
10:30am Heart Flow Yoga with Sacred Sound
1-2pm Shared Veggie Lunch
2-2:45pm Yoga Nidra / Sound Bath
2:45pm Tea break
3:00pm Questions & Discussion
3:45pm Closing Circle
4pm Floating home with happy hearts

Please bring a yoga mat, bolster/pillows/duvet/blankets for yoga nesting, a bottle of water and something veggie for our lovely shared lunch.

Bhanu is an Integral Yoga teacher, qualified Sound Therapist, and all around beautiful soul living on a canal boat in Shropshire. You can find out more about Bhanu at https://soundinhealth.co.uk/

Vishwam is a Heart Of Living Yoga Teacher & Trainer, and stress relief therapist living on a hill in Matlock. Read more at http://heartoflivingyoga.com

This day retreat costs £45 or £40 each if you bring a friend. Advanced payment confirms your place. To book yours, or if any questions please contact vishwam@heartoflivingyoga.com / 07759 723 939

Please note there will be a sister event in Matlock on Sunday 9th Dec.

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Remembering Self Care with Movement, Meditation and Herbs
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Remembering Self Care with Movement, Meditation and Herbs

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We may have many responsibilities in life – our jobs, our families, looking after our homes and our friends and much more. But do we remember to look after ourselves?

When we remember self care, all the other areas of our lives benefit. Our relationships improve, our work flows more easily, we remember to enjoy life and all the blessings it brings.

In this special morning of Remembering Self Care, we will explore enjoyable and practical methods for being kinder to ourselves including gentle movement, heartfulness meditation and herbal wisdom which you can incorporate into your every day life. We will be working with herbs that will focus our minds and lift our hearts. 

The workshop costs £25 and includes tea and cake. There will also be herbal products, meditation CDs and more available for sale should you wish to take more from the workshop home with you or to share with others.

The morning is led by Vishwam Heckert, Heart Of Living Yoga Teacher, Trainer and Therapist alongside local Medical Herbalist Frances Burton, member of National Institute of Medical Herbalists. To reserve your place, or with any questions, please contact Vishwam@flowing-with-life.com or ring 07759723939

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The Peaceful Heart Day Retreat
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

The Peaceful Heart Day Retreat

Birchcliffe Centre
Birchcliffe Rd
Hebden Bridge
HX7 8DB

Om Shanthi. Everyone we meet is looking for Peace. We all want that in our lives. 

Heart Of Living Yoga offers simple, direct and life changing practices to help us connect with the Peaceful Heart. This day retreat offers a special opportunity to experience the life changing benefits of living in the Peaceful Heart ♥

To experience a little taste of this, you can listen to a simple 5 minute guided meditation ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdvyZ36IN3Y ~ to see if it's for you ♥

Provisional programme 

9:30 Arrive, get a cuppa and settle in
10 Welcome
10:30-12:45 Heart Flow Yoga 
12:45-1 Heart Song
1-2 Shared Veggie Lunch 
2-2:30 Heart Rest ~ Deep Relaxation 
2:30-2:45 Tea Break
2:45-3:30 Questions and discussion 
3:30-3:45 Heart Meditation 
3:45-4 Closing Circle 
4 Floating Home with Happy Hearts 

The day retreat will be hosted by Heart Of Living Yoga teachers and teacher trainers Nischala & Vishwam.

To book your place or ask any questions, please email vishwamyoga@gmail.com 

The suggested donation for the day is £45. Half of all proceeds go to support the life changing work of the Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation around the world. 

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Peaceful Heart Meditation - Lancaster
Oct
6
3:00 PM15:00

Peaceful Heart Meditation - Lancaster

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Modern life can be stressful. Our minds can become tangled up ins to many ways. Heart Meditation is a simple antidote to this, helping to relieve stress and leaving us feeling calmer, open hearted and happier.

You can listen to a sample of this style of meditation here to see if it might be for you ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdvyZ36IN3Y

In this session, we will explore Heart Meditation as well as sharing some other simple techniques we can use in our daily lives to experience Peace.

Spaces are limited and advanced booking is recommended. The afternoon can be combined with a beautiful morning of Heart Flow Yoga at The Well-being Hub ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/1907759916190944/ 

All Welcome at the lovely Tara Centre, Castle Park, Lancaster LA1 1TH

This afternoon of life changing Heart Meditation is offered by donation. Advanced booking with donation is secures your place. Half of all proceeds go directly to support the work of Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation who are helping some of the poorest people in Sri Lanka, India, Brazil and the UK. If you have any questions or to book your place, please email vishwam@flowing-with-life.com 

Vishwam is a devoted student of Rev. Padma Devi Sumananda, founder of the international charity and yoga teacher training school, the Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation. He is one of the senior teachers and trainers in this beautiful tradition. 

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Heart Flow Yoga - Lancaster
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Heart Flow Yoga - Lancaster

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When we practice yoga with an open heart ~ no agenda, no expectations, no need for anything to happen ~ something magical occurs. Our bodies respond to this open invitation to be themselves. Our minds relax. Our lives blossom in ways we could never imagine.

Sound good?

Heart Flow Yoga offers a special opportunity to experience this, directly, by bringing heart-centred practice to the yoga mat and beyond. For a taste of this heart-centred approach, you can listen to this 5 minute Heart Mediation to see if it's for you ~ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdvyZ36IN3Y

All Welcome ♥ 

Venue: Well-being Hub, Harpers Mill, Unit 8-4-3, White Cross Business Park, Lancaster LA1 4XF

The morning of Heart Flow Yoga can be combined with a beautiful afternoon of Peaceful Heart Meditation at the Tara Centre ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/212678906074224/

This morning playshop is offered with a suggested donation of £20. Advanced book is required to secure your place. Half of all proceeds go directly to support the work of Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation who are helping some of the poorest people in Sri Lanka, India, Brazil and the UK. If you have any questions or to book your place, please email vishwam@flowing-with-life.com 

Vishwam is a devoted student of Rev. Padma Devi Sumananda, founder of the international charity and yoga teacher training school, the Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation. He is one of the Senior Teacher Trainers in this beautiful yoga tradition.

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Silent 10 Day Retreat in Tuscany
Sep
22
to Oct 1

Silent 10 Day Retreat in Tuscany

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Would you like to join us on retreat in a Tuscan farm house in the warm lazy, hazy days of late September for a very special Heart Of Living Yoga silent retreat? May we also mention there is an infinity pool and jacuzzi?

Heart Of Living Yoga is returning with Padma Devi to one of its favourite retreat places, close to all the places of St. Francis & St. Clare in Assisi, the miraculous events at La Verna & the warm & welcoming Yoganananda Ashram. 

On this retreat, the peace and silence of the Tuscan hills is balanced with some days out "on pilgrimage" to those sacred places. So while we are "at home" on retreat in our farmhouse, we enjoy silence & heartfelt community - and while we are on pilgrimage we enjoy all that the holy places have to offer us - plus the occasional ice cream!

We share harmonious communal living at the farmhouse, just like a family - doing shopping, cooking, enjoying al fresco meals together on the terrace - and we also follow an ashram-style programme led by Rev. Padma Devi of early morning 6am meditation, followed by a heart-centred hatha yoga experience, morning satsang, noon meditation, heart rest deep relaxation after lunch, 4pm pranayama, 6pm meditation and 9pm for our beautiful resting into the peace of the heart meditation before going to sleep at 9.30am - ready for another day of peace and bliss.

We are limited to just 16 places on this retreat- and 6 are already booked - so please don't wait too long to book your place to avoid disappointment. 

The cost is 380 Euros which includes your accommodation and car rental, but your flight to Pisa is extra because it depends on where you are coming from. Please allow around 100 Euros more for food and fuel plus any spending money for souvenirs - and that amazing Italian ice cream !

Please email bookings@heartoflivingyoga.com as soon as you can to let us know you would like to come and our wonderful Bookings Angel, Anya, will help you to book your flight etc. and co-ordinate your travel to ensure an easeful and peaceful journey and arrival.

Padma is looking forward to welcoming you back to Mamma Italia! 
♥ Hearts Love ♥

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Jun
23
7:30 PM19:30

Kirtan & Satsang

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Join us for a beautiful evening of heart opening kirtan ~ devotional chanting ~ and satsang ~ the wisdom of the heart ♥ at The Heart Yoga Space, Unit 2, The Carriageworks, Wolverton Park Road, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5FJ

Our beautiful kirtan singer, Chandrasen, will lead us in beautiful chants to the Beloved Divine One ♥ through the many sacred names of that One ♥ Chanting is a very powerful and life changing experience. You're warmly invited to join in or simply listen to the beautiful sounds. ♥ 

Afterwards, our wonderful Harshani will lead us in a beautiful Heart Meditation to allow the energies of the kirtan to settle in and help us find that place of peace we are all yearning for ♥ 

All Welcome! Donations to Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation warmly welcome. Your contributions support our work with the poorest people in Sri Lanka, India, Brazil and the UK. We thank you ♥ 

This event follows our wonderful Heart Rest Yoga Playshop in the afternoon. 

Chandrasen is a very special kirtan leader whose heart is full of devotion. He leads Kirtan regularly in Bournemouth and is part of Bournmouth Community Kirtan ~ https://www.facebook.com/BCKirtan/ ~ Chandrasen's presence is warm, gentle and loving. ♥ 

Harshani is our senior Teacher Trainer and beloved friend to all. She has been teaching and sharing from the heart for many years while helping people on their healing journeys ♥ You can learn more about Harshani at http://mindbodywellbeing.co.uk/

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Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

Heart Rest Yoga Playshop

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Join us for a very special afternoon of deep rest and relaxation. Heart Rest is a very beautiful yoga practice in the Heart Of Living Yoga tradition. Using bolsters, blankets and other props, we can allow our bodies to be held in gentle yoga postures while the mind rests in the Heart ♥ 

Heart Rest is refreshing, nourishing and deeply healing ♥ 

This playshop is a lovely taster for our upcoming Heart Rest Teacher Training - or simply as an opportunity for you to relax and let go. ♥ 

The workshop will be led by Radha and supported by Vishwam. Radha and Vishwam are both Heart Of Living Yoga Teachers and Trainers who are great fun to work with. The playshop will include love and laughter as well as deep stillness.

Afterwards, from 7:30, there will be a beautiful kirtan and satsang for those who wish to stay and drop deeper into the blessing of the heart ♥ 

Spaces are limited! Don't miss out ♥ To book your place, email vishwam@flowing-with-life.com ~ The playshop is by donation to the Heart of Living Yoga Foundation to support our work with some of the poorest people in Sri Lanka, India, Brazil and the UK. To find out more, visit http://heartoflivingyoga.com/

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Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Sacred Sound & Yoga Workshop

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Join Harshani & Vichari for a beautiful celebration of the Summer Solstice through Heart filling Yoga & a Sacred Sound Bath.

The morning will be a deep immersion into Mantra/sound alongside Heart Meditations & Hatha practises, finishing with a Heart Rest Yoga Nidra bathing in the healing energy sounds of an Earth Gong, Tibetan Singing Bowls & Sansula Sound Bath.

In the UK, the longest day is between the 20th - 23rd June, this means that the outer circle of the sun has reached it's height & the energy of fire Yang has reached it's full potential, activating the new Yin cycle of the year. From this point onwards the energy changes & the days will begin to shorten again. The Mid Summer Solstice is the doorway into a new cycle, marking a transitition & change of energy flow. So come & allow yourself time for transformation , transition & harmonising in tune with this new cycle.

Places are £25 per person. Advanced booking essential with payment in full please. Please contact harshani@mindbodywellbeing.co.uk for bookings & further details.

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Jun
5
6:30 PM18:30

Heart of Healing Circle Evening

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Heart of Healing Circle Evening
Tuesday 5th June
Venue ~ Shoscombe Village Hall, Shoscombe, Bath, BA2 8LX

6.30pm arrival for settling in & 6.45pm start of Heart of Healing Circle. Finishing around 8.15pm for tea & biscuits/cake.

This evening will be creating & nurturing a deep healing space within us all, through developing a deep centre of inner healing through the Heart practice. Harshani will guide the group through Heart Healing Meditations, Mantra chanting, & Healing Visualisations as we share this supportive energy within the circle of the group. The evening will finish with a deeply relaxing & healing Heart Rest Yoga Nidra & Sacred Sound Bath by Vichari, closing with some balancing Pranayama breathing techniques. 

Healing is on many levels of being through many planes of being-ness, so can support us all physically, mentally, emotionally & spiritually in our lives. 

Open to all, no Yoga experience necessary, so partners & friends are most welcome ~ we will be simply sitting or lying down :)

Advanced booking to reserve your place will be essential, so please get in touch with Harshani to book soon.

You will need to bring a Yoga mat (or something to lie on), cushions, 2 blankets, 2 pillows or a Yoga bolster for undeer knees.

By donation on the evening (suggested donation of £10, but please feel free to give as little or as much as you can afford & would like to give) all funds go towards the Heart of Living Yoga Foundation charities. More details can be found at www.heartoflivingyoga.com

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May
31
to Jun 3

Heart of Living Yoga Temple at Colourfest

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For the second year running, Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation will have its own Temple space at Colourfest - all day every day of the Festival - offering a daily programme of morning and evening Meditations, heart-centred Hatha Yoga classes, heart-opening Meditations, mini-Workshops, tea and chats with Padma, heart-led Kirtans and Satsangs with Swami Asokanandaji from Yogaville and with Rev. Padma Devi Sumananda. 

Not forgetting the very popular Shopping Meditation in the charity's shop next to the Temple! All funds go to support the charity's work in Sri Lanka, Brazil India and the UK.

So if you'd like a more peaceful mind, an easeful heart and a happier life - come and visit us at Heart Of Living Yoga Temple this weekend. You are warmly welcomed! 

♥ One Love ♥ One Heart ♥ All One ♥

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Jan
27
to Feb 24

India Pilgrimage

Sacred Pilgrimage to Mother India 2018 - the North & the South
27 January – 24 February

Rev. Padma will be staying in India next year for 3 months and we will visit her there during our Pilgrimage. This trip is being organised by a group of her devoted students and teachers.
For more details of cost and how to book, please contact Lavanya Matos by email at yoga@loveflowsfromtheheart.com

Itinerary
South India
27/1/18 => Flight from London to Chennai;

28/1/18 => Arrival and transfer (private bus) to Hotel (Clarion Hotel or similar, Chennai – 2nights);

29/1/18 => In Chennai visit to the Ramakrishna Ashram and the Ashtalakshmi Temple by the sea. 
- The Ashtalakshmi Temple is a famous Hindu temple to the Goddess Lakshmi, the aspect of Divine Mother that is abundance, grace, beauty and love. 
- Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Mylapore, Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar temple, Saint Thomas Basilica, Vivekananda House
- Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Mylapore, Chennai is a temple of Shiva. The form of Shiva's consort Parvati worshipped at this temple is called Karpagambal is from Tamil.
- Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is a Hindu dedicated to the Indian saint Sai Baba of Shirdi. 
- Saint Thomas Basilica is a Roman Catholic minor basilica, built in the 16th century by Portuguese explorers, over the tomb of Saint Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus
- Vivekananda House (also known as the Ice House) is a historical place being maintained by Ramakrishna Mission. You can still feel the presence of Saint Ramakrishna and The Mother here in this ashram and we will have the opportunity to meditate. Swami Vivekananda stayed in this building for a couple of days after his famous Chicago visit. The first Ramakrishna Mission in Chennai was started in this building.

30/1/18 => Travel to Tiruvannamalai (our own AC private minibus) and staying at the Aakash Inn or similar (3 nights)
On our way, travelling by the coast we will stop at Pondicherry (approx. 3 h) and visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram and walk along the promenade by the sea side. We will have the opportunity to visit Auroville, the City of Dawn created in 1968 by its founder, The Mother. The purpose of Auroville is to realise the human unity.

- Tiruvannamalai is the nearest place to the sacred mountain Mount Arunachala, a place of great pilgrimage in India and the home of Sri Ramana Maharshi, the famous saint, mystic and teacher of Jnana Yoga. During our stay we will have the opportunity to visit his ashram, walk up Arunachala to his meditation caves (Virupaksha cave) and also to circumambulate the entire mountain at dawn.

2/2/18 => Travel to Palani (driving in our own AC private minibus, approx. 6 h) and staying at the Ganpat Grand Hotel or similar (2 nights).
Visit the famous hilltop temple at Palani dedicated to Lord Muruga & special visit with Prof Haresh Pandya

4/2/18 => Travel to Coimbatore (driving in our own AC private minibus, approx. 2.30 h) and staying at the Treebo Corner Stay Hotel or similar (5 nights)
During our stay in Coimbatore we will be visiting the family home of Sri Swami Satchidananda and the L.O.T.U.S. Temple nearby, the Integral Yoga Institute in Coimbatore, Swami Satchidananda’s international school (Jyoti Niketan) in the Nilgiri foothills, driving to the hill station at Ooty. We will also be visiting Perur temple and the Perur Ashram run by Swami Marudhachalam Adigalar under his Guru Santalinga Ramaswamy Adigalar.

North India
OMMM and for these last two weeks of the Pilgrimage we are blessed to have our beloved teacher Rev. Padma Devi Sumananda with us

9/2/18 => Fly to Dehradun and transfer (private transport) to Rishikesh and stay at the Vasundhara palace Hotel or similar (8 nights) 

- We will visit Kunja Puri Mother temple - this Divine Mother Temple is high in the mountains above Rishikesh and we can see the Himalayas in all their glory. We will share Puja to Mother in the temple and bask in the pure divine energy here.
- Vasistha Guhar Cave where the Sage Vasistha meditated and Sri Gurudev received his enlightenment experience in 1949. It is possible to safely take a bath in the river here and at least to receive Mother Ganga blessing standing in the water. 
- Sivananda Ashram - this is the ashram of Master Sivananda and where Sri Gurudev lived for many years. Many swamis still live here and we may have the blessing of their presence and/or talks.
- Triveni Ghat evening Arathi and at Parmath Niketan Ashram – this is the daily offering of light to Mother Ganga with flower boats and chanting which we will experience at different ashrams.
- Visit Mastram Baba Ashram, Ramana’s Garden orphanage & organic café.

- During our stay here we will have the possibility to serve in the Heart of Living Yoga Ashrama and enjoy Satangs with our beloved teacher Rev. Padma Devi Sumananda.

17/2/18 => Travel to Kankhal (private transport, approx. 1h) for private retreat at
- Anandamayi Ma Ashram (7 nights)
- We will visit Neem Karoli Baba Ashram (Maharaji) the guru of Ram Dass and Krishna Das & Hanuman Temple in the afternoon for special Hanuman Chalesa. 
- We will experience an evening of Arathi in Haridwar. 
- We will have the opportunity to visit the Daksha Mahadev temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and is named after King Daksha Prajapati, the father of Sati (wife of Shiva).

We will be blessed with the opportunity for daily meditation and Arathi at Anandamayi Ma Mahasamadhi and Ashram. We will be able to visit Ma’s private Ghat on the Ganga and have yoga classes in her beautiful garden. 

24/2/18 => Travel to Dehradun airport and back home with blissful Heart

Rev. Padma will be staying in India next year for 3 months and we will visit her there during our Pilgrimage. This trip is being organised by a group of her devoted students and teachers.

For more details of cost and how to book, please contact Lavanya Matos by email at yoga@loveflowsfromtheheart.com

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