Have you registered yet for Swami Nirmalananda’s free phone call on Saturday? Call in for a taste of her year-long Guru & Self programme, which starts soon. You are eligible if you have either of the prerequisites: Shaktipat Retreat or Shishya Membership. The FREE Introductory Phone Call is Saturday, March 15, 4:30 pm to 6:00 Eastern Daylight Time. Register today for a preview of the deep learning you will experience in the nine-month “distance learning” course, the length of a traditional school year.
I asked Swamiji, “If you are a long-time Svaroopa® yoga teacher, why would you want to take this course? Didn’t you get all the teachings in your YTT philosophy talks?” I have to say, her answer gave me pause. She said, “This is the stuff that I left out of Svaroopa® yoga teacher training.”
A moment later I was propelled to make plans for this next step as a yogi. Now I have just one lingering question: how could it have taken me so long to recognize the importance of registering for a year-long programme with my teacher? I don’t yet have an answer, but I suspect that it will come through this programme along with personal yogic growth — and, as always with Swamiji, more than I could ever have imagined.
Here’s the course description:
“You need a Guru, yoga says, repeatedly emphasizing this in the ancient texts. Why? Explore the mystery of the Guru with Swami Nirmalananda, teaching from the Sanskrit texts, as well as classical teaching stories and personal experiences. Swamiji explains the pivotal importance of the Guru in our Shaktipat tradition and illumines the secrets hidden in the traditional ceremonies and practices. Learn how your Guru serves you as a teacher, as a guide, as a mentor, as a role model, as an exemplar and as a mirror in which you see your Self.
“Your stories and experiences are an integral part of this course, through the group discussions with Swamiji. She helps you discover how to serve as an agent of Grace, uplifting others through your sharings, while deepening your understanding of your own experiences. With each personal story, Swamiji offers teachings and insights that enhance your inner blossoming. Extra phone conference calls are included in the schedule so you find a time that works for you.
Two enrollment options are available:
Option #1 — monthly teaching articles, audio recordings by Swamiji, and phone conference calls (you get something about every 2 weeks)
Option #2 — monthly teaching articles, audio recordings by Swamiji, and phone conference calls PLUS a weekend retreat Oct 24-26 2014
Not only do you have two course content options, you also have two days of the week from which to choose the call that you want to join:
Fridays from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OR Saturdays from 4 pm to 5:30 pm.
Register now for the March 15th FREE Introductory Phone Call.
You may go straight to full registration: