Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Anaikatti, offers short term camps and retreats on different topics, that can help people grow in terms of emotional maturity and gain an insight into our rich spiritual heritage. There are camps for adults and children. The duration of a camp may range from 2 days to a week, or more. These retreats are conducted by the Gurukulam and provide an opportunity for one to get an insight into Vedanta or to have a refreshing, meaningful and enriching break, in a serene and soothing atmosphere, away from their hectic city life.
Retreats offered by AVG, Anaikatti
The following are the retreats planned in 2020. More camps may be announced in as and when they are planned. Every retreat will include temple puja, meditation, classes on Vedanta, satsang (Question and answer sessions). Sessions on Chanting, yoga and sanskrit may also be included in some retreats. Participation in Gurukula seva during the camp as needed will be appreciated.
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Retreat ID : V20-01
Retreat Topic : Meditation for self-growth and self-discovery
Retreat Dates : 8:00 PM Saturday, 11th Apr’20 to 12:30 PM Saturday, 18th Apr’20
The retreat conducted by Swami Shankarananda Saraswati will cover the vision of Vedanta in brief, understanding of dhyata, dhyeyam and dhyanam (the meditator, object of meditation and meditation), and the role of meditation in self-growth and self-discovery. The process of meditation along with some techniques and salient types of meditation will also be covered. There will be of course guided meditation sessions.
Retreat ID : V20-02
Retreat Topic : Vedic view of life
Retreat Dates : 8:00 PM Friday, 22nd May’20 to 12:30 PM Tuesday, 26th May’20
This retreat will be a family treat The retreat will be conducted by Swami Shankarananda assisted by other teachers. Family retreat means children are also welcome. Children aged between 7 and 16 accompanied by a parent or guardian may also be registered for the camp. Children should understand English. There will be separate classes and activities for children. Only limited seats are available. Please register before 1st April 2020. Seva from parents are welcome during the camp.
You may register for the retreats by filling up the following registration form. Please register separately for each retreat by selecting the Retreat Id of the retreat.