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Spiritual festivals and temple activities

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The Ashram temples

To create and maintain a strong uplifting spiritual energy, the Ashram has a main temple and several smaller shrines with Murtis (idols) of various sacred symbols. In the main season a south indian temple priest is present to perform Pujas, Archanams and Aratis (yogic ceremonies).

There is also the possibility of personalized Pujas for the wellbeing of yourself or your loved ones, which will be performed by the priest at the main temple. Inquire for details at the reception.

Temple opening hours:

daily 6 am – 12 noon and 7 – 7.30 pm

The participation in all spiritual festivals is free of costs. Donations are welcome.

For all other activities, meals and accommodation apply the regular Yoga vacation rates, see enrolment page 7.

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May 26, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
Ayappa temple anniversary

Lord Ayappa stands for the unity and harmony of all religions.

 
Ayyappa
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July 9, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
Guru Purnima

Note: Guru Purnima happens before Swami Sivananda’s Mahasamadhi this year

Yearly Festival of the full moon night in honour of the spiritual Masters of all times and all traditions. A Guru Puja (devotional ceremony) with an Indian priest in honour of the great Yoga masters Swami Sivananda and SwamiVishnudevananda will be held at the temple.

Gurupurnima
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July 14, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
Swami Sivananda’s Mahasamadhi

A very special day during which the energy of the saint and master Swami Sivananda is felt intensely. This is the day when Swami Sivananda left his body and attained what yogis call Mahasamadhi, final liberation. A Guru Puja (devotional ceremony) with an Indian priest will be held at the temple. This is an opportunity for all disciples of Swami Sivananda to come together and honour the cosmic consciousness manifested through this great universal master.

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August 7 – 11, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
Temple Anniversary Celebration

August 7:
Grand puja to Hanuman to celebrate the anniversary of his installation

August 8:
Temple anniversary celebration     

August 11:
Maha Mrityunjaya Homa for Swami Durgananda’s birthday

Gurupurnima
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August 14, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
Krishna Jayanti

Celebration of the birthday of Lord Krishna, the energy of cosmic love and joy.

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September 25, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
Ganesha Chaturthi

Celebration of the birthday of Lord Ganesha who represents the energy to remove internal and external obstacles on the spiritual path.

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September 8, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
Birthday of Master Sivananda

Celebration in honor of the great Yogi and modern saint Swami Sivananda who dedicated his life to the service of humanity.

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September 20 – 30, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
and Vijaya Dasami

9 days of celebration in honour of the Divine Mother (cosmic energy) in Her three main aspects of Durga (destruction of negativity), Lakshmi (spiritual wealth) and Sarasvati (highest wisdom). On the last day (Vijaya Dasami) the victory of our divine nature over our lower mind is celebrated.

Navaratri and Vijaya Dasami
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October 19, 2017

Spiritual Festival: 
Celebration of Divali

the festival of lights in honor of Goddess Lakshmi, the energy of beauty, abundance and spiritual wealth.

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February, 2018, (Date to be announced on website)

Spiritual Festival: 
Sivaratri – the night of Siva

One of the most important spiritual festivals of India Siva represents the energy of auspiciousness and transformation of consciousness. Chanting of the Mantra of Siva during that night generates a very pure and peaceful energy.

Lord SIva
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