India Pilgrimage

India  Pilgrimage

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Jan. 23rd- Feb 6th 2017

For thousands of years people have traveled to India in search of answers to life’s deepest mysteries. Whether you’re coming to experience  the colorful culture or are on a spiritual quest, India has a way of re awakening our senses so that we can dive deeper into the meaning of life. We are super excited about this trip and the opportunity to serve you and share India with you through our eyes and the eyes of our teachers… and of course, through the lens of what we love: Bhakti, Yoga, and ADVENTURE!

Journey to Sacred India

       We will fly into Mumbai and head straight to Goverdhan Eco Village for the International Bhakti Yoga Festival, 4 days of diving into the essence of India’s Yoga traditions with Radhanath Swami as well as other renowned teachers from around the world. The  Govardhan Eco Village  is situated on 50 acres of pristine farmland and aims to  demonstrate the principles of self-sufficiency and  localized economy to the world. We will stay in eco-friendly cob houses in the naturally charming village, eat local dishes made from organic grains and vegetables grown on the land and tour the facilities to  see how a group of bhakti-yogis are making a difference towards a greener world. We will practice yoga  daily, hear from Radhanath Swami, choose from an array of life changing workshops, swim in the inviting bio pool and have the option to receive Ayurvedic treatments at their world class Ayurvedic Center.
                    After 5 days there, we will head back to Mumbai for the Flower Festival! Thousands and thousands of colorful flower petals showering the deities and the entire temple room! The pictures make it look like the most ecstatic flower-fight- celebration ever:) We will get to hear wonderful discourses from my teacher, Radhanath Swami, at the beautifully carved sandstone Chowpatty temple as well as experience real India through the moods of celebration with God in the center.
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 We will then head to Rishikesh; a small town situated on the banks of the sacred Ganges River in the foothills of the Himalayas. Here we will practice Yoga & Meditation each morning, hike through the himalayan foothills as well as white water raft on the Ganga! A time to relax, restore, and reconnect to nature in the pristine environment of mystical India.
                    We will spend our last few days in the most sacred of villages, Vrindavan; a village with over 5,000 temples celebrating the birthplace of Lord Krsna.
India is a WILD place! Dust, noise, material inconveniences and craziness around every corner. When we are able to go beyond the material chaos that sends westerner after westerner with their bags packing, there is a legitimate opportunity for our soul’s eyes to open and our heart to blossom.
 

Included in your trip:

*Airfare is not included

If you are interested in joining us, please contact Dhyana directly: dhyanamasla@gmail.com / (352) 328-8152

Cost: $2800 (this includes a $700 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot)
Visa:  look into getting your “TOURIST” visa today! the sooner the better. CLICK HERE to start!
Travel Details: ***Please contact us BEFORE booking your flights. We will give you specific flight details.***  NYC-BOM on Monday, January 23rd. BOM-DED on Sunday, January 29th. DEL-(home) on Monday, February 6th.

Last years itinerary:

Jan 25th-29th International Bhakti Immersion

4 days with renowned Bhakti Yoga teachers from around the world, including evening discourses with His Holiness Radhanath Swami! Yoga classes, cooking classes, Ayurveda, kirtans, and more! ** you will receive printed schedules upon arrival **

Jan 30th: departure to Chowpatty, Mumbai (hotel)

Jan 31st flight from Mumbai to Dehradun

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Feb 4th Bus to Vrindavan (Vraj)

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Feb 7th afternoon taxi’s to Delhi International airport for late evening or early morning 8th departure flights


About Bud & Dhyana:

Both Raised in the tradition of Bhakti Yoga, Vira and Dhyana have been traveling to India since they were kids. Vira, trained by one of India’s greatest masters, is a renowned Ayurveda & Marma Therapist as well as the Director of The Bhakti Center in NYC. Dhyana is the founder of Stanton Street Yoga in New York city and offers teacher trainings, retreats and immersions around the world. Married in 2015, they have dedicated their lives to diving deeply into, and sharing, the path and practice of Bhakti Yoga as taught by their teachers, Radhanath Swami & Srila Prabhupada. Together they offer an eclectic blend of the Eastern arts to assist in deepening spiritual connections and unveiling the unique potential within each one of us.
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