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To celebrate the launch of the 2014-15 season, we’re waiving the daily Yoga Vacation fee for the month of October. You pay only for your accommodations — and take advantage of the Summer/Fall rates! Explore our wide range of housing options at our brand new website: www.sivanandabahamas.org/special-offer-october-2014/ ... See MoreSee Less

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How Do We Have Perfect Love in the World?

Swamiji discusses being in the world while simultaneously being the silent observer of consciousness, elaborating that the very nature of consciousness is unconditional love.

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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.

Upcoming Courses

Special Event
December 22, 2014 — January 1, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Rabbi Ted Falcon, Imam Jamal Rahman, Alberto Villoldo, Snatam Kaur, Neshama Carlebach, Josh Nelson, Kyriacos C. Markides, and Krishnan Namboodiri
Come celebrate light, truth, and peace.
 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 30, 2014
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice and philosophy and the spiritual path
 
Special Event
January 25 — 30, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Rubin Naiman, Robert Moss, Christina Pratt, and Edward Tick
This special conference brings together five leading teachers from a broad range of traditions to explore a comprehensive scientific and spiritual perspective of dreaming.
 
Yoga Vacation Program
January 30, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice, philosophy and the spiritual path.
 
Special Event
February 4 — 7, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, John Kastner, Kenny Johnson, and Swami Brahmananda
What is the nature of true redemption? How does it happen?
 
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February 10 — 15, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, John Perkins, Brant Secunda, Charles Eisenstein, Elaine Valdov, Vicki Robin, Sister Greta Ronningen, Swami Brahmananda, Swami Hridyananda, and Rukmini
Following Swami Vishnudevananda’s mission of promoting inner and outer peace, we are delighted to host the 8th Yoga for Peace Symposium.
 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 1, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice and philosophy and the spiritual path.
 
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March 15 — 19, 2015
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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March 20 — 24, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, John Kastner, Andy and Noella Bouvier, Lisa Ramshaw, and Frederic Luskin
Forgiveness is a powerful part of spiritual life and a deeply transformative practice.
 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 3, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Join us for a traditional celebration of the Passover seder with Swami Swaroopananda.
 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 4, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice, philosophy and the spiritual path
 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 5, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Marilyn Rossner, and Bishop Trevor Williamson
Celebrate a beautiful Easter morning with us in paradise.
 
Special Event
April 12 — 16, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Peter Russell, Amit Goswami, Cassandra Vieten, and Lothar Schäfer
Join these leading thinkers on consciousness to explore how science and spirituality are coming together in a new worldview.
 
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April 19 — 24, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Swami Shantananda, Rabbi Mitchell Chefitz, Lama Thupten Phuntsok, Swami Sitaramananda, and Father Vincent Pizzuto
Join us and learn from prominent spiritual leaders the theory and practice of meditation.
 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 17 — 21, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Stephen Kaplan, Daniel Drubach, Francisca Cho, and Michael L. Spezio
This 5-day symposium will open a conversation that engages the ideas of consciousness, self-consciousness, selflessness, and compassion.
 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 24 — 28, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Shayk Abdul Haqq Sazonoff, Rabbi Jonathan Kligler, Ed McGaa (Eagle Man), and Carrie Grossman (Dayashila)
Join us as leading teachers and practitioners explore the mighty power of prayer and lead you on the path of devotion.
 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 3, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice and philosophy and the spiritual path