Spring Retreat 2019

Event Start Date:
April 18, 2019
Event End Date:
April 21, 2019
Event Venue:
Ananda Gaorii, Vig

You are warmly invited to attend our annual Spring Retreat during the Easter holiday from 18th to 21st of April 2019!

The retreat is an opportunity to go deep into meditation in a supportive and inspiring environment free from the distractions of everyday life.

The program includes:

✨ workshops on spirituality and personal development
✨ relaxing and rejuvenating yoga sessions
✨special sessions of intensive meditation and chanting.

🌱These are mixed with time in nature, ‍a trip to the beach, evenings of music and stories and a chance to spend time with other spiritual people.

Where?

The retreat will be held at Ananda Gaorii Ashram, Farm and Learning Center.
This is our 10 hectare retreat center and organic farm in Vig – 1 hour from Copenhagen in the Danish countryside.

For Who?

The retreat is open to everyone but you are kindly requested to observe the Ashram rules of no smoking, drinking or eating non-vegetarian food on the property.
We also ask participants to come with the intention to participate fully in the program.

Food:

3 tasty vegetarian meals daily based on foods which are good for the body and calming for the mind (the yoga diet).

Accommodation:

Ananda Gaorii has separate heated dormitories for men and women.
Guests are also welcome to camp in their own tents or borrow one of Ananda Gaorii’s tents.
We also have 5 lovely cats and 2 ducks on the farm for those to know who might have allergy.

What to Bring?

Participants should bring their own sheets, sleeping bags and warm clothes for outdoors.

In addition please bring a small day pack, walking shoes and indoor slippers. If you have your own yoga mat you are encouraged to bring that as well.

Cost:

Normal – 750 kr.
Students and Unemployed – 550 kr.
Teenagers 13 to 18 – 375 kr.
Children until 12 years of age – free

🙏Payment:

MobilePay: 10373, (please note that we kindly ask you to write “Spring Retreat 2019” and your name, when you make the transfer)
PayPal: office@anandamarga.dk
Bank Transfer (Please specify “Spring retreat 2019”):
Jyske Bank
Reg. No. 5018. Konto No. 0001348611
IBAN: DK2350180001348611
BIC/SWIFT: JYBADKKK

📎Registration:
After you have paid please fill out the registration form and let us know if you have any special dietary needs.
The link to online registration form is here.

Getting There:
Please come by train to Vig. From Copenhagen change at Holbæk. When you get to Vig please give us a call on 71881273 or 22206991 and we will come and pick you up (or call us earlier if you know the exact time you will arrive). To come by car look up Holbaekvej 56, 4560 Vig on Google Maps.

For more information join the Facebook event.

Enquiries:
Email: info@anandamarga.dk
Tel: 71881273 (Dada)

 

PROGRAM

🌱Thursday, 18th of April

11:00 Arrive, Register,
11:45 Settle in
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Free Time/Cleanup
14:00 Welcoming, Introduction to the Program. “How to
Meditate” class for those who wish
15:30 Break
16:00 Yoga Asana Class
17:00 Evening Kiirtan and Meditation
18:30 Dinner
19:30 Break/Cleanup
20:00 “Evening Program: Songs and Stories”
21:30 Avarta Kiirtan (Kiirtan in 6 Directions)
22:00 Meditation
22:15 Sleep

🌱Friday, 19th of April

05:00 Early Riser Kiirtan/Meditation
05:30 Shower
06:00 Yoga Asanas
07:00 Kiirtan/Meditation/Spiritual Talk
08:15 Breakfast
09:00 Break/Cleanup
09:15 Spiritual Philosophy Class “Grace and Grit”
How to Balance Making it Happen and Letting it
Happen in Meditation”
10:00 Break
10:15 Outdoor Activities (depends on weather)
11:00 Free Time
11:45 Noon Kiirtan and Meditation
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Free Time/Cleanup
14:00 Workhshop with Hanne Siboni including laughter
yoga, collective voice work and sound healing
14.00 – 22.00 Akhanda Kiirtan (You may also sit and meditate
during the kiirtan)
15:30 Break
17:00 Optional Yoga Class
18:30 Dinner
22:00 Meditation
22:15 Sleep

🌱Saturday, 20th of April

05:00 Early Riser Kiirtan/Meditation
05:30 Shower
06:00 Yoga Asanas
07:00 Kiirtan/Meditation/Spiritual Talk
08:15 Breakfast
09:00 Spiritual Philosophy Class Bhakti – The What, Why
and How of Devotion
10:00 Break
10:15 Outdoor Activities (depends on weather)
11:00 Free Time
11:45 Noon Kiirtan and Meditation
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Free Time/Cleanup
14:00 A walk to the forest and beach
16:00 Yoga Asana Class
17:00 Evening Kiirtan and Meditation
18:30 Dinner
19:30 Break/Cleanup
20:00 Evening Program: Cultural Night
21:30 Avarta Kiirtan (Kiirtan in 6 Directions)
22:00 Meditation
22:15 Sleep

🌱Sunday, 21th of April

05:00 Early Riser Kiirtan/Meditation
05:30 Shower
06:00 Yoga Asanas
07:00 Kiirtan/Meditation/Spiritual Talk
08:15 Breakfast
09:00 Break/Cleanup
09:15 Clean rooms and pack
10:00 Sadhana Shiviir (Alternating periods of kiirtan and
meditation for 30 minutes each)
13:00 Closing
13:30 Lunch
14:00 Departure