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You are invited with us on a unique and fully guided journey to India for inspiring yoga retreats. This is a very authentic experience of traditional yoga and ashram life that will touch your heart, open your mind and inspire your actions. Meet us in Kolkata and travel together to Rikhia for the in-depth Chakra Sadhana Retreat (using chakra focus during asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra and sound sessions), and then the Prana Vidya Retreat (a system to realise and expand prana for healing and spiritual awakening). These are enriching and transformational retreats that will give you an opportunity to find greater depth and understanding in your practice, irrespective of your level of experience.

Meet us in Kolkata and travel together to Rikhia for the in-depth Chakra Sadhana Retreat (using chakra focus during asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra and sound sessions), and then the Prana Vidya Retreat (a system to realise and expand prana for healing and spiritual awakening). These are enriching and transformational retreats that will give you an opportunity to find greater depth and understanding in your practice, irrespective of your level of experience.

After these retreats and the highlight for this year, there is the optional extra to travel to Munger for *Raja Yoga (an indepth Asana and Pranayama course), under the guidance of Swami Niranjanananda, this will be a rare opportunity to receive wisdom and training from senior Munger teachers. The journey will end with Diwali, the festival of lights celebrations, a lovely way to finish an inspirational trip.

Early registration for Raja Yoga is essential to confirm a place

See below for more information about the retreats, packages available and add on options to take part in the yagnas.

Chakra Sadhana : Oct 7th - Nov 13th 2016 (Rikhia)

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Deepen your knowledge of yoga and how the chakras influence your personality, health and mind. Chakras are energy centres in the body that regulate the circulation of energy and influence all our expressions. Experience great depth using chakra focus during asana, pranayama, meditation, theory sessions and more. Be inspired by deep insights from the Senior Swamis of Rikhia Peeth and integrate into ashram activities.

Prana Vidya : Oct 14th - 20th 2016 (Rikhia)

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Prana (energy) Vidya (knowledge) is an ancient and powerful psychic practice dealing with the system of prana for healing and spiritual awakening. Experience the scientific and esoteric aspects of the subtle breath and body, including practical techniques for awakening the energetic fields. Awaken and manipulate prana consciously, develop subtle awareness to perceive and gain knowledge of the nature of prana which in turn leads to new dimensions of awareness, as well learning to direct this subtle energy for self-healing.

Raja Yoga Course : Oct 22nd - 28th 2016 (Rikhia)

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An Asana and Pranayama intensive, which focuses on the third and fourth limbs of the raja yoga system. The aim is to understand and experience the purpose of those two limbs, which prepare the student for the further stages of mind management. This program is organized by Munger and will book up so confirmation is required early to confirm a place.

Retreats have the options:

Further Yoga opportunities available in Rikhia

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Sat Chandi Maha Yajna / Sita Kalyanam : Nov 30th - Dec 4th 2016

Experience a 5000 year old tantric fire ceremony that celebrates giving, sharing and transformation.

Yoga Purnima : Dec 10th - 14th 2016

Commemorates the birth of Swami Satyananda and celebrates his unparalleled efforts in spreading the techniques of yoga.

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For bookings and more information

NOTE: booking close around end of XXX E-mail: indiaretreat@anahata-retreat.org.nz