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Life Lessons from the Mahabharata

Practical wisdom from a famous ancient epic

Date: Monday 14th May - Wednesday 16 May

The Mahabharata narrates the story of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Pandava royal families. This great Vedic literature is a basis of connecting to the roots of human, social, political and cultural evolution of nations and its values and philosophy. One of the major stories in the Mahabharata is the well-known Bhagavad Gita in which Lord Krishna teaches timeless wisdom to His friend Arjuna. This seminar will offer a thorough scrutiny and verification for the applicability of the knowledge from the Mahābhārata in modern day life.


The Power of Gratitude

A grateful heart is a happy heart

Date: Saturday 26th May

"Gratitude can turn common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." - William Arthur Ward
Many scientific studies have found that people who consciously focus on gratitude experience greater emotional well-being and physical health than those who don't. Gratitude helps us see our situation in a way that lessens panic and opens up our thinking. Consciously practicing gratitude can lift up mood, give a more positive outlook on life, enhance creativity and make one feel more fulfilled. Join this seminar to find out how cultivating gratitude is a powerful way to improve our health and well-being, our relationships and ultimately our happiness.


Bhakti Yoga for Beginners

An enlivening introduction to the eastern spiritual wisdom and practice

Date: Saturday 26th May

Yoga is more than just a physical exercise. The word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit root Yuj which means to link up with, or combine. Bhakti is derived from the Sanskrit word bhaj, which means – loving service. Bhakti-yoga means to connect to the Supreme by means of loving devotional service.


One-to-One Instrument Lessons

Learn to play kartals, mridanga or harmonium

Dates: Tuesday to Friday after 3pm

In kirtan the repetitive singing or chanting of mantras and other devotional hymns is accompanied by simple musical instruments. These often include traditional instruments like kartals, mridanga and harmonium.

Along with being one of the main forms of worship, kirtan can be great fun — dancing and singing with friends and others. Playing an instrument in kirtan can enhance the experience for you, and everyone present.


Bhakti Sastri Course

Dates: Sundays, 2nd April 2017 - 25th March 2018

This is a lifetime investment in you to systematically study Srila Prabhupada's books and become conversant in the philosophy of Krsna consciousness.

The course takes a personal approach to learning and also digests the philosophy along with practical application.


Ayurveda Seminar & Consultation

The science of holistic wellbeing

Date: Sunday 13th May

Ayurveda is the oldest medicine in the world. With a well-chosen herbal preparation and a modified diet, you can boost your immunity, recharge with energy, get rid of toxins and improve your overall health condition.