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CHAKRA SADHANA REPORT - INDIA RETREAT 2011

7th - 16th October 2011

We were advised before we departed that the Chakra Sadhana Retreat would start as soon as we left our home. Some people missed flights and lost luggage, but the majority arrived in Kolkata without hassles. For myself, the taxi ride from the Kolkata airport to the hotel was the first real adventure of the Retreat. My taxi driver drove at over 160 kph at times, weaving through thick traffic, cows, goats and the incredibly brave pedestrians that dared to cross the motorway. He knew the dimensions of his taxi perfectly, stopping just short of hitting other vehicles.
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PRANA VIDYA REPORT - INDIA RETREAT 2011

19th - 25th October 2011

The majority of us who embarked on the Prana Vidya course at Rikhia Peeth had already taken the Chakra Sadhana Course and thus were relatively acclimated to the ashram and the daily course schedule at that point. Although we were fewer participants on this course, we were still an international group, with people from Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. We had two days in between Chakra Sadhana and Prana Vidya during which we participated in seva and evening programs, but had some additional free time compared to the course schedule. While it was still hot, the heat and particularly the humidity had eased a bit, so those of us unaccustomed to the climate were not as challenged on that level.
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AJAPA DHARANA REPORT - INDIA RETREAT 2011

30th Oct - 5th Nov 2011

For those of us who had been on the Prana Vidya course, we took another journey for the Ajapa Dharana course. The day after the Diwali celebrations in Rikhia we piled into vans and journeyed to the northeast to Munger, the official home of the Bihar School of Yoga and the residence of Swami Niranjanananda. One of the vans got a flat tire at one point – a perfect excuse for a chai break at the village we happened to be passing through. As with our journey to Rikhia from Kolkata, we did experience occasional roadblocks by people demanding money, but all in all it was a smooth journey – and an easy 5 hours compared to the 11 it took to get to Rikhia!
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