Silent Yoga Retreat with Mansoor 6th Dec - 18 Dec 2015
Silent Retreat in Tiruvannamalai, India
This retreat is being held at Nanagaru Ashram looking onto Arunachala, the holy mountain in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu. Over centuries many sages and saints have been drawn to this area and most famous is Ramana Maharshi whose ashram is also close by.
The accommodation has been arranged for 12 nights (Sun 6th Dec - Friday 18th Dec) and the Silent Retreat is for one week (Tues 8th Dec - Tues 16th Dec).
The Trip has been planned so that people travelling to India can take in a 2 week holiday. Accomodation is for 12 nights, from 6th to 18th December at the Nanagaru Ashram.
The retreat begins lunchtime Tuesday 8th December 2015 and ends before lunch on 15th December 2015. This gives a window of a few days before and after the retreat to settle in and then reacclimatize before departure and take in some of the sights.
All rooms have a washbasin in the room and attached wc/bathroom
Single occupancy Rupees 30,000 (approx €450) Double occupancy Rupees 23,000 (approx €350.
These prices include everything: accommodation, use of yoga hall & meditation room, meals, tea & purified water.
Laundry & Transport from and to Chennai airport by taxi or mini bus
Payment for accommodation should be paid in cash (Rupees) please when you arrive so that the Ashram is paid promptly. No credit card payments possible but there are plenty of ATM cash dispensers in town.
RETREAT FEES to include books etc €325.
We will study the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, books to be supplied. The emphasis will be to look at the Scriptures in relation to our Yoga practice and direct experiences
05:00 - 06:00 Vipassana Meditation (optional)
06:30 - 07:30 Pranayama (Breathing exercises)
07:30 - 08:00 Tea Break
08:00 -10:30 Yoga/Meditation
10:30 - 11:30 Brunch
11:30 - 13:00 Study Period
13:00 - 16:00 Rest
16:00 - 17:30 Yoga
17:30 - 18:30 Pranayama/Meditation
18:30 - 19:30 Dinner
19:30 - 20:30 Study Period
20:30 - 21:15 Vipassana Meditation (optional)
In December/January the climate will be very pleasant. It is usually warm and sunny all day around 20-26 degrees and the nights will be pleasant 14-18 degrees approx.
WHAT TO BRING
· Yoga mat
· Cotton sarong / light shawl for Savasana
· Meditation Mosquito repellent
· Sun cream & sun hat
· Sandals or flip-flops
· Cotton yoga clothes
· Water bottle
· 1 top sheet & pillow case recommended
All items can be easily bought in the market near Ramana Ashram
For further information please contact Peter directly