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Online Vedic Knowledge for Health, Energy and Wisdom

With Dr. David Frawley D. Litt. (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri), Yogini Shambhavi Devi, Komilla Sutton, Dr. Ramkumar, Swamini Svatmavidyananda, Niranjan Babu, Bill Sinclair, Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Vashistananda, Pundit Samavedula, and Swami Dharmananda.

Thursday, July 2, 2020 @ 6:00 AM Sunday, July 5, 2020 @ 9:00 PM

Description

This year our annual Vedic Knowledge conference gathering will take place online using the Zoom software.  We are happy to have many internationally well-known Vedic teachers joining for the conference.  Join us to make use of all around Vedic wisdom to improve your quality of life.  Be inspired by Ayurveda, Jyotish, Vastu, Tantric rituals, Yoga and Vedanta.


Schedule of Workshops

All times listed are Pacific Timezone (PDT)


Thursday, July 2

3 – 4 pm – “Intro on How to have a retreat from home” with Sw. Dharma
5 – 6:30 pm – “Jupiter Saturn and Debilitation of Jupiter” with Komilla Sutton
7 – 8:30 pm – “Vedic knowledge to alleviate sufferings” with Swami Sitaramananda


Friday, July 3

6 – 7:30 am – “Ojas shakti, how to increase immunity, in this time of Covid19” with Dr. Ramkumar
1 – 2:30 pm – “Enhanced Rashi Analysis using the Puranic Histories of the Nakshatras” with Bill Sinclair
5 – 6:30 pm – “Vedic Mantras” Pundit Samavedula
7 – 8:30 pm – “Vedanta applied in daily life” part 1 with Swamini Svatmavidyananda


Saturday, July 4

6 – 7:30 am – “Ayurvedic advice to keep healthy” with Dr. Ramkumar
1 – 2:30 pm – “Evolution of Consciousness in Humanity” with David Frawley
5 – 6:30 pm – “Awakening the Yoga Shakti” with Yogini Shambhavi
7 – 9 pm – “Vedanta applied in daily life” part 2 with Swamini Svatmavidyananda


Sunday, July 5

6 – 7:30 am – “Healing Solutions of Vastu Shastra” with Niranjan Babu
1 – 2:30 pm – “The Soul’s purpose and Atmakaraka” with Komilla Sutton
6 – 8:00 pm – “Puja Dakshinamurti” with Swami Vashistananda


Topic Details

Vedanta in Everyday Life (2 talks)
Swamini Svatmavidyananda

Vedanta is the knowledge of oneness. It reveals that everything in this universe is non-separate from a single conscious, all-knowing and all pervasive being, Īśvara. What ramifications might this teaching have for our daily lives, especially in contemporary times, marked by global pandemic and domestic unrest? How can we harness the powerful vision of the Upanishads to grow spiritually and abide in the glory of the self? These and other questions will be addressed in the two talks on this subject.

Enhanced Rashi Analysis using the Puranic Histories of the Nakshatras
Bill Sinclair

The Rishis, in their wisdom, chose to convey essential information about each of the Nakshatras in the form of oral histories. Through careful study and analysis we can gain deeper understanding of the impulse behind the natal planets in a chart and the goals of the Rashis themselves. We will trace the histories though each of the 27 nakshatras and draw links to the common traits and symbols that are commonly known for each Nakshatra.


Teachers

Dr. David Frawley D. Litt. (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri)
Dr. David Frawley D. Litt. (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) is a western born teacher or guru in the Vedic tradition. In India, Vamadeva is recognized as a Vedacharya (Vedic teacher), and includes in his scope of studies Ayurveda, Yoga, Vedanta and Vedic astrology, as well as the ancient Vedic…  
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Yogini Shambhavi Devi
Yogini Shambhavi Devi is one of the most important and dynamic women teachers of the deeper aspects of Yoga coming out of India today, widely respected worldwide and in traditional circles in India. Her teachings are rooted in the ancient teachings and traditions of Bhakti Yoga, Shakti Sadhana, Jyotisha…  
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Komilla Sutton
Komilla is co-founder and Chair of the British Association for Vedic Astrology. She is an internationally-renowned consultant, teacher and lecturer. Indian born, Komilla Sutton is one of the pioneers in making this subject more accessible for Western readers. She is author of Vedic Love Signs, Vedic Astrology, The Essentials of Vedic…  
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Dr. Ramkumar
Dr. Ramkumar hails from a family steeped in the traditional practices of Ayurveda, through generations. After completing his formal Ayurveda education in 1991, he was involved in a program for strengthening the health traditions that exists in India. From 1994 to 2003, he was the Director of the…  
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Swamini Svatmavidyananda
Sri Swamini Svatmavidyananda Saraswati, a longtime disciple of Paramapujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati of India, is an accomplished scholar of Vedanta.  For several years, she has led an active satsang community in the United States, serving as the Spiritual Director of Swami Dayananda’s USA center: Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam based…  
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Niranjan Babu
Bangalore Niranjan Babu (http://niranjanbabu.com/) is a scholar in Vastu, Astrology, Mudras, Mantra Shastra, Gemstone and Meditation. He is the son of the most famous Vedic astrologer of all times B.V. Raman, who has been chosen as the Jyotishi to explain the science of Vedic astrology to the United…  
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Bill Sinclair
Bill Sinclair began studying Vedic Astrology in 2002. He began his studies under Ronnie Dreyer and continues his studies under the guidance of Komilla Sutton.  Bill holds a Level 1 Jyotish Certification from the American College of Vedic Astrology.  He also holds the Jyotish Shastri Diploma from Komilla Academy…  
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Swami Sitaramananda
Swami Sitaramananda is a senior acharya of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and is director of the Sivananda Yoga Farm, California and the Sivananda Yoga Resort and Training Center, Vietnam.  She is acharya of China, Taiwan, and Japan as well. Swamiji is the organizer and teacher of…  
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Swami Vashistananda
Swami Vashistananda comes from the Namboodri lineage in Southern India, Kerala and was the personal priest of Swami Vishnudevananda. Swamiji has been a long-time teacher of bhakti and vedanta in the Sivananda organization ever since. He has been at the Yoga farm since October 2014 and does ceremonies…  
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Pundit Samavedula
Pundit Samavedula is a 6th generation Sama Veda pandit who was trained in the Vedas beginning at age 7.  He attended the Shri Sarva Raya Veda Patha Shala school in South India, and after 12 years of study, received his Master’s Degree in Vedic Studies (Ganapati Pandit).  Panditji…  
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Swami Dharmananda
Swami Dharmananda is assistant director of the Yoga Farm and is in charge of the Karma Yoga program.  He is a faculty of the Sivananda Institute of Health (SIHY) and is one of the main teachers of Yoga Philosophy and Meditation at the Ashram. He took sannyas vows…  
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