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Sacred Pilgrimage to India with Bhakti Infused Teacher Gopi and Radhantha Swami

Join The International Bhakti Yoga Retreat with Radhantha Swami (world renowned leader and spiritual activist) along with Bhakti infused yoga teacher Gopi Kinnicutt and other empowered yoga teachers, and facilitators:

Kirtan Musician Gaura Vani and Vishvambhar sheath, Master yoga instructor Raghunatha Cappo, Dhanya and Virabadha teachering Ayurveda and marma therapy
Then travel to the holy city of Vrindarvn for 5 day on a sacred pilgrimage, and 1 day to Agha to see the Taj Mahal.

Where

Galtare, Wada (Taluka) Thane Maharashtra, IN 421303

Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

Jan 24 to
Feb 4
2016
03:15 amto03:15 am

Price

$2,700

Full Description

A Journey into the Heart
Jan 24th- Feb4th 2016. $2700. Everything included
Join The International Bhakti Yoga Retreat with Radhantha Swami (world renowned leader and spiritual activist) along with Bhakti infused yoga teacher Gopi Kinnicutt and other empowered yoga teachers, and facilitators:

Kirtan Musician Gaura Vani and Vishvambhar sheath, Master yoga instructor Raghunatha Cappo, Dhanya and Virabadha teachering Ayurveda and marma therapy
This 5 day immersion will include :

Daily Dharma talk with Radhantha swami, Daily yoga , mantra meditation and praniyama session. You will have a choice of workshops to choice from: Basic ayurveda and Ayurveda cooking classes. Marma point therapy and healing. learning Sanskrit mantras. kirtan workshops, learning how to play basic musical instrument with Gaura Vani and Vishvambha.

All of this will take place at the Eco village

Govardhan Ecovillage is a model farm community and retreat center
highlighting the importance of spiritual ecology: the need for us
to live in harmony with ourselves, nature and the sacred.

We’re located 108km north of Mumbai at the foothills of the Sahyadri mountains.

This Soul fulling spiritual immersion will end with a festival as we head into the heart of India’s most modern and dynamic city and join in the timeless, other-worldly celebration of the Flower Festival. Two tons of flower-petals are poured on deities of Radha and Gopinath and then showered on the festival goers – we’ll be immersed in music, color, dancing, food and an unforgettable divine party as we say good-bye to India.

We then then Travel to the holy city of Vrindarvan for 5 day
Vrindarvan is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus world wide as it is the birth place of Lord Krishna. Vrindavan is home to over 5000 temples, large and small. Sacred chanting resonates throughout this town, and it is full of color, ritual, sound, and deep spiritual culture. It a place of mystical importance and can be said to be the “Heart Alter” of Bhakti yogis; those who follow the Path Of Devotion. Our stay in Vrindavan will be for four nights. On our Pilgrimage we will visit the most sacred and purifying river Yamuna, She is considered one of India’s three prominent Sacred Rivers. We will partake in a ritual called Puja: an offering of auspicious items such and flowers, fruits, incense and lamps, accompanied by chanting mantra. This ceremony will uplift the soul and purify the heart. We then will visit some of the oldest temples in the area, experience yogis offering their hearts in adoration to the Deity, sacred forms of the Divine.
While in Vrindavan we will also spend one morning visiting Vrndavan Food for Life. This is an outstanding worldwide charity organization which helps very poor children, particularly girls, get an education so that the cycle of poverty may be broken. It is the home of many other amazing environmental initiatives, including re-forestation, clean water facilities, a cottage industry for women, a library, a medical facility and an animal sanctuary. I would like to share this opportunity again to interact with the children at the school, visit the animal sanctuary, see their gardens, the paper re-cycling factory and help with the services that they provide. This is a great opportunity to be involved in some of the good work that is going on in a country where there is tremendous heart breaking poverty. Last year on our yoga adventure, this day was said to be one of the best and most fullfilling.

Our last adventure in Vrindarvan will take us to the sacred mountain call Govadhana Hill, where 1000 of pilgrims visit monthly, this is a place of great spiritual potency, the energy is surcharged
with prayer and deep focus concentrated on the Divine. The experiences you will be exposed to are not one of a tourist, but a seeker of the Truth. Meeting living yogis who’s minds are fixed on something far greater then the temporal. The impression will lay deep into ones consciousness, and will have the power to transform and awaken Divine love.