2014 Summer Bliss Retreat Program

6 SPOKES TO UNFOLDING THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE

We are excited to bring you the program listed below. Some of our participants will even be sharing their special ceremonies with us. We hope you can join in the community festivities!

 

Day Morning

(10.00-11.30am)

Afternoon

(2.30-4pm)

Evening

(8.00-10pm)

Friday

6/20

N/A 4pm Registration opens

5-7pm Kiirtan and Dharma Cakra (DC)

5pm Beginner orientation and DC

Welcome, Intro and ice breaker, Meet and Greet – Vishvamitra
Saturday

6/21

Akhanda Kiirtan 5:30AM-5:30 begins with Painca Janya  Akhanda Kiirtan Continues

2.30pm Beginner program and DC

Introduction to Six Spokes Theme – Dada Veda, Dada Rainjitananda
Sunday

6/22

Spiritual Practices – Dada Rainjitananda and

Didi Ananda Lalita

 

Spiritual Ideology – Arun/Amal

Cultural Program: Prabhat Samgiita – Arun & Sucharit
Monday

6/23

– Social Outlook – Vishvamitra, Mahajyoti

– 12.45 PM Kaoshiki and Tandava dance competitions

– Service projects,Ecology, Nature Walk

– 2.30-4:00 PM Open space workshops

– Baby Naming Ceremony

Good News, Projects – Didi Ananda Anuradha and Ananda Usa
Tuesday

6/24

Socio Economic Theory: Prakash, Jiteshananda, Mayatita – Prout Workshops,

– 4:00 PM Children’s presentation

Renaissance Artists and Writers Association  performance night
Wednesday 6/25 Scripture – Dada Veda

 

Preceptor – Cirasmita, Dhyanesh, Dada Nabhaniilanda

Open Space related to the day’s themes

 

National Committee Meeting

Katha Kiirtan – Rudranii, Devashish
Thursday

6/26

Concluding Seminar on 6 Spokes Theme – Dada Veda, Dada Rainjitananda, Dada Nabhaniilananda Akhanda Kiirtan (12:00-6:00 PM)

 

All day Ananda Mela – Arun

Closing Ceremony – Dada Veda, Dada Nabha

 

Closing Stories – Vishvamitra

Friday

6/27

Breakfast and Departure N/A N/A

 

 

Other Programs

Beginners – Beginner DC, discussions and programs about yoga and meditation during morning, noon and evening dharma cakras (and other times as specified above)

Intermediate – Intermediate DC, discussions and programs about more advanced philosophy and practices during noon dharma cakras (and other times as required)

Children – Fun, creative programs for children during the morning and afternoon programs

Teens – Fun, supportive programs for teens in the mornings and afternoons

 

Glossary:

Akhanda kiirtan – minimum 3 hours of chanting                        Dharma Cakra/DC – group kiirtan and meditation

Katha kiirtan – spiritual storytelling                                Kiirtan – spiritual chanting

Open space – Participant led workshops and discussions

 

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