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Susan Lynn WhitmarshSad to be leaving today. Hope to be back next year for yet another fabulous training course.3 days ago

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What a beautiful sound ... The Music of Kristin Luna Ray was with us this January.

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What Does It Mean to Go Beyond Virtue?

Swamiji discusses the relationship between virtue, non-virtue and karma, as well as the need to go beyond the spiritual ignorance of false appearances that lead to suffering.

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Swami Swaroopananda is a senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. A practicing yogi from a very young age, Swami Swaroopananda has dedicated his life to the practice and teaching of yoga. He taught in Yoga Teacher Training Courses around the world and is currently teaching advanced yoga philosophy courses and lectures internationally. He is Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat and acharya (spiritual director) for the Sivananda centers and ashrams in the Bahamas and the Middle East. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres.

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February 4 — 7, 2015
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Swami Swaroopananda, John Perkins, Brant Secunda, Charles Eisenstein, Elaine Valdov, Vicki Robin, Sister Greta Ronningen, Swami Brahmananda, Swami Hridyananda, and Rukmini
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Swami Swaroopananda, Nathan Katz, Daniel Matt, Douglas Canterbury-Counts, Judith Simmer-Brown, and Vasudha Narayanan
According to mystical and religious traditions, the deepest secrets of the universe and the soul are expressed through archetypes of the feminine and masculine.
 
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