Welcome to the first issue of Himalayan Dawn,
the newsletter of Hym-La, Himalayan Yoga
Meditation Society of Los Angeles.
In this introductory issue, you will find two
articles, one about the power yogis cultivate, by Swami Veda Bharati, and the second, a poem, written during an extended silence retreat, by Randall Krause.
You will also find information about our Full-moon World Group Meditations, which you can join simply by meditating at the appointed time, along with an invitation to join Randall Krause, our Director, to sit together for the March meditation.
We are happy to announce that Swami Veda
Bharati will be visiting Los Angeles during
the first week of March, details in this issue.
|Power and Yoga
| by Swami Veda Bharati
Swami Veda Bharati is the rarest of gems.
Raised in a Sanskrit speaking family,
he has taught the ancient Indian traditions
continuously for nearly 60 years.
A direct disciple of the great Himalayan Yogi
Swami Rama Bharati, Swami Veda is a meditation guide,
scholar, author, sage, and a man of immense
kindness, knowledge, insight and wisdom. In this article, Swami Veda tells what power a yogi cultivates.
Read the article
| Song from Silence
| by Randall Krause
Randall Krause is a registered Yoga Teacher and has been practicing yoga-meditation for 20 years. He is a member of the Senior Faculty of the Himalayan Yoga Meditation Teachers Training program and has taught yoga in the USA, Europe, and Asia. Randall is Director of Hym-La and a Certified Life Coach.
In 2003, Randall did an extended silent meditation retreat at the Himalayan Yoga Meditation community in Rishikesh, India, and this poem flowed out of of his mind during this time.
Read the poem
|Swami Veda Visits Los Angeles|
|March 5-9, 2008
Swami Veda will be the keynote speaker at SYTAR, the conference of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. There will also be a Himalayan Yoga Meditation booth in the conference hall. Come visit and hear Swami Veda Bharati.
Click here for conference schedule and fees
|Full-Moon World Group Meditation|
|Join Swami Veda and our world community for meditation every full moon!
Read about the Full-moon meditations
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