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4:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC+5.5)
No. 69, BMTC Layout, Adjacent to Kammasandra Village, Lakshmipura
Hobli, Karnataka India
Sthiram and Sukham are one of the oft quoted phrases from Patanjali. Balancing steadiness with ease in an asana (posture) or any aspect of life is easier said than done. This requires negotiating a fine balance between two opposing forces of effort and effortlessness. Sthira includes being firm, steadfast, static and alert while sukham involves being soft, joyful, dynamic and free. The question before us is that could these forces be reconciled to achieve a greater harmony at the physical, energetic and psychological levels. Yogasutra and other important yoga texts not only promise us about such a possibility but also offer a step-by-step guidance in achieving it.
In this retreat, we will explore the meaning of these two important concepts experientially through the study of the sutras, practice of asana, pranayama and trataka and with the chanting of the mantras. With a deeper insight into the working of these two forces, one would be better equipped to harness them to their advantage both on the mat and off the mat.
The Details of the Retreat are as follows:
Date & timings: Starts on the evening of Friday, 9th December, 2022 at 4.30 pm and concludes on Sunday, 11th, December, 2022, 4.30 pm
Venue: Indica Ritambhara Retreat, No. 69, BMTC Layout, Adjacent to Kammasandra Village, Lakshmipura Hobli.
The Retreat, located just on the outskirts of Bangalore city, is a small beautiful space dedicated to Yoga & spiritual studies and practices in a simple and clean environment adjacent to a farm of its own. (scan the QR code for directions)
Retreat Fee: Rs 6000/- per person. The fees in inclusive of boarding, lodging and teaching. Early Bird Price is 5,500/- INR per person for registrations before 20th November, 2022.
Accommodation: Shared accommodation will be provided
Food: Simple sattvik food with fresh grown vegetables from the farm
Reaching the Retreat Venue: The venue is about 22 kms from Majestic Bus Stand and is accessible through Magadi Road and Tumkur Road preferably through own vehicles. The retreat center is very close to ‘Kamadhanu Kshetra’ – a highly popular Raghavendra Swamy temple in last few years. It would take about an hour to reach the retreat venue from the heart of the city. Participants have to make their own arrangements. If any assistance is required Indica Yoga Team will help.