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15-Day 100-Hour Astrology Training and Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

Author: Vedansha Yoga
by Vedansha Yoga
Posted: May 06, 2019

15-Day 100-Hour Astrology Training and Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

Vedic Astrology, Meditation, and Yoga Retreat IndiaJoin the Vedansha Insitute of Vedic Sciences and Alternative Medicine team in this special astrology consultant training course in Rishikesh, India. This program will tackle the basics on theory and practice in Vedic astrology and how it relates to other life fields and sciences. The institute provides 100 hours of teacher training education in Vedic astrology and yoga, and is accredited by Yoga Alliance International (USA) and Alternative Medical Council Calcutta (India).

HighlightsDaily theoretical and practical Astrology classesYoga therapy and Ayurveda related to astrologyDaily asana, pranayama, and meditation sessionsPhilosophical and practical aspects of astrological yogaCertificate of attendance upon completion of the course13 nights accommodation3 daily yogic meals2 excursions

LevelBeginnerHalfway throughYoga stylesHathaNidra14 instruction days in theEnglishThe organizer speaks: French, German, Hindi, Russian, Sanskrit, EnglishThe maximum group size is 12Airport transfer available:Dehradun Airport (US $ 25 per person)Airport transfer available:Indira Gandhi International Airport (US $ 70 per person)ccommodationCheck-in time:00:00Check-out time:23:00Facilities Health club Spa Steam room Public areas with air-conditioning Rooms with air-conditioning Dining areaShow all facilities (30)Starting from January 1st, 2019, Vedansha are happy to offer absolutely great accommodation at reasonable price. Located in Tapovan, far from noisy streets and crowd in a newly built building, they offer single, shared twin, shared double, family suite and comfortable dormitory rooms. This type of accommodation will help you to relax and concentrate on your priorities of training.

There are a total of 12 air-conditioned and 4 non-air-conditioned rooms. Most of the rooms have a wonderful view on Himalayan Mountains. Each room has a big private bathroom and equipped with the following facilities:

Free Wi-FiHot waterHeater during the cold seasonAir conditionedTVSecurityClean towels, bed sheets, pillow & bed covers and blanketsToilet paperFree filtered waterInverter and generator in case of light offVedansha also provide car parking and restaurant area.

Please note that sometimes the power goes off in the whole Rishikesh city area. During these moments, you will have light, air condition, Wi-Fi in your rooms because of the special electricity generator.

Guests will have the choice to stay at Vedansha's retreat center or the hotel.If guests book in the hotel, the classes will be held in Ashram (500 metres from Hotel). Vedansha provides free transportation till there and back. If you book a stay in retreat center, your classes will take place at the same place and Ashram nearby.

ProgrammaThe instituteThe Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine was founded by Yogachariya Dr. Sanjeev Pandey Ji. It was established to provide education in Vedic science, provide holistic treatment and support programs with yogic and Ayurvedic methods in common and non-curative diseases, and help humans control emotions, remove fears, improve their lives, find themselves in a society of modern technology, and open their power in order to feel harmony and happiness.

The institute keeps the ancient yogic tradition of Himalayan masters adapted to contemporary service requirements according to international standards of yoga education. Its teachers were born in yogic families and have scientific degrees in yoga, astrology, and Ayurveda. Its yoga masters have spent more than 90,000 hours on improving their practice of yoga postures and meditation.

Its founder, Dr. Sanjeev Pandey, has spent more than 20,000 hours in deep meditation in the Himalayan mountains. The institute has trained more than 10,000 yoga teachers from USA, Canada, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Australia, Mexico, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Greece, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, and Peru.

It also guides its clients after courses are completed by giving regular workshops and online webinars for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels in yoga, Vedic astrology, meditation, and Ayurveda. Because of this, clients keep on returning to the institute and its partners. Vedansha collaborates with medical doctors and performs research in yoga and cancer in Germany. It also performs special healing programs for people with different diseases to support their health.

ProgramsThere are no unsolved problems for the institute, only new questions to be answered. Vedansha aims to develop an authentic Himalayan yoga tradition worldwide. The quality of its yoga programs is guaranteed. These programs are proven safe by European medical doctors, and can be easily performed by clients with varying levels of physical ability.

Each program was made by Dr. Sanjeev who is a seventh generation hereditary yogi, and is oriented on beginner, intermediate, and advanced yogic levels. Vedansha has certified, healthy yoga products, and is considered as one of the best in Himalaya as proven by its certification from the International Yoga Alliance (USA) and Alternative Medical Council Calcutta (India).

Its programs are based on centuries-old traditions and adapted to contemporary conditions that makes its clients 99% satisfied. You will get a full-service package with meetings, accommodation, three daily vegetarian meals and beverages, check-up of body problems, individual, naturopathic consultation, classes, special events, workshops, Ayurveda procedures, and excursions.

Vedansha starts to work with its clients even before their visit by providing a short check-up of their natal map and recognizing concerns. A program is then created for clients according to the information they provide regarding goals and opportunities for corrections during the visit. By using methods of yoga, Ayurveda, and Vedic astrology, the center creates special yoga classes with healthy nourishment, herbs, and spices, reaching purification and balance of the body and soul.

ResponsibilityThe institute takes responsibility for its students and patients. If you come as a student to get knowledge, Vedansha will not only propose to you the exact number of hours and classes, but also consider your understanding of the difficulties in Vedic material and obstacles in your own practice. The center is sure that there are no untalented students.

Because of special, organized programs with attention to practical exercises, Vedansha's students are confident, able to teach without fear, and can represent Vedic science in their countries. The institute will support you in your teaching career, and will always be glad to help you with advice or sharing of professional skills.

If you decided to get supportive treatment, Vedansha will do its best to provide you with high-quality procedures in diagnostic therapy in India. And because of its international connections, the institute will try to help with organizing any succeeding treatment in your country.

The aim of this meditation practice is to encourage a deep state of concentration, that can be reached by everyone at a different pace, from 7 days even up to several years. It depends on the student's possibility of concentration, brain activity, dominance of nervous system, desire to reach the goal and fear of obstacles. If you have any troubles related to the things mentioned, please let us know and we will help to you go forward and overcome the troubles. Every student is different and sometimes it requires more time and effort, we are ready to offer our help anytime.

Please note that the yoga atmosphere and classes can be different from that what you learned or saw in your home country. We teach not only Asana, we also give knowledge of yoga as a Vedic science (pranayama, meditationa, mantra, ayurveda, astrology, sadhana, yajna, yoga philosophy, yoga therapy). Our teachers are not fitness instructors, most of them are spiritual yoga masters who have have a completely different way of life and devotion to their practice. Some of them are monks, pandits in temples or swamis. We request you to please be polite and respect their work. If you find something that not suitable for you or for your faith or mentality, please do not put the blame on them. Let us know on the front desk, on-line or just discuss with Founder Dr Pandey Ji directly if you want any changes and what you find not suitable for you. In 99 % misunderstanding will be solved by the good way.

The courseThis course is for those who want to know about the basic techniques and principles of astrological science. It is also for people who don't have enough time to do a thorough course in astrology because of a short vacation or other prior commitments.

For two weeks, you will be educated in the basic theories and practices in Vedic astrology and its connection to health and events, asanas according to the Hatha style of yoga, pranayama, mantra, meditation, Ayurveda, astrological philosophy and therapy, yogic nutrition, naturopathy, and communication methodology. You can also get important information about your aura problems (chakra imbalance), and suggestions for special Vedic practices and herbs.

Astrology theory and practical skillsWhat is Vedic astrology?Special terminology12 signs and ascendants12 houses and their characteristicsNine planets and their functions (aspects of planets)Understanding of exaltation and debilitationPlanets and their influence on housesPractical understanding of planets' positions in the chartHow to read the horoscope: primary skillsInfluence of planets on our daily lifeDasha periods and their influenceTransit of planets and its roleMalefic and benefic planets and their relation to housesEnemies and friends among the planetsTrikona in housesRetrograde planetsDosha: important aspects and basic level (kalsharp, manglik dosha)Nakshatra (star): role and influenceChandra Kundli or moon chartPhases of the moon, Ketu and Rahu nodesDivisional chartsTherapy aspects: mantra, pooja, colorAsanaNatural relaxation asana, some stretching asanaBalancing asanaSurya Namaskara (sun salutations)Meditation asanaPranayama and mudrasIntroduction to pranayamaBasic pranayama techniques and benefits (Neti, Kapalabhati, Nadi Shodana - primary and basic level, Surya Bhedana, Bhastrika, Sheetali, Shetkari, Bhramari)The pranic bodyPrana and lifestyleNadi and its role in meditationBreathing and life spanKriyas (body cleansing methods): Neti, KapalabhatiMeditationPrimary meditation practice (Om meditation, breath awareness meditation, Trataka, yoga Nidra, sound meditation, Sakshi meditation)How to achieve success in meditation by overcoming the difficultiesMantraPrimary mantrasCorrect pronunciation, writing, explanation, and practical applicationAnatomy and physiologyIntroduction to tissues and organ systems related to meditative practice and their functionsYoga therapy / AyurvedaUsage of basic yogic methods in supporting and treatment of some diseasesCommunication methodologyPrinciples of teaching meditation as a Vedic subject, and possible obstaclesSpecial eventsOnce every week: Mantra concert performed by students with the help of teachers and staffOnce every two weeks: Movie about yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, or other Vedic sciencesOnce every two weeks: Silent walk meditationOnce every two weeks: Hands-on cooking workshop (Ayurvedic, yogic, Indian, or international)Once every month: Magic night and candle meditationOnce every month: Full moon meditationPre-requisiteYour interest to learn Vedic sciencePre-paymentIn their own interest, individuals with disabilities or ailments are advised to refrain from applyingMinimum age at the time of admission is 18 yearsApplicants aged over 60 years could apply after consultation with the institutePregnant women need a medical authorization permitting them to practice yoga from their own country with translation in EnglishAny candidate found unfit after commencement of the course will not be permitted to continue the training and a refund of fees and other charges will not be admissibleThe course will be conducted in English. Any other mentioned language is used for online communication and in some cases can be used in communication during the course on the place. If you wish to get a translator for any other language kindly request to ask about availability before booking. If a booking is done without the request of translation Vedansha have right to cancel the booking and refund the deposit. If translation will be requested on place Vedansha has right to dismiss the client from the course and do not refund the deposit. If a client request to arrange another school with appropriate language ability it can be done upon request if the school with this language is available in Rishikesh for extra costs.The booking should be performed by the person who is going to participate in the course. If a booking is done by the third person (relatives, friends, parents etc) the direct participant should send Vedansha an email or scanned copy of confirmation that he/she acknowledge the program, rules and regulations of the organizer.AssessmentsWritten test in astrologyCorrect performance of natal chart reading and understandingSample schedule05:00 - 05:30 Wake up and cleansing05:30 - 06:00 Morning guided meditation, concentration on subject given by teacher06:00 - 07:00 Pranayama exercises according to study program07:00 - 07:15 Break and hot, detox beverage with special Himalayan herbs07:15 - 08:15 Hatha asanas related to astrology08:45 - 09:15 Yogic breakfast09:15 - 10:45 Astrology theory class10:45 - 11:45 Philosophy of astrology11:45 - 12:30 Mantra theory class or communication methodology12:30 - 13:30 Lunch13:30 - 14:00 Free time14:00 - 15:00 Yoga therapy and Ayurveda-related astrology15:00 - 16:00 Workshop and herbal tea (Vedic sciences, astrology, Sanskrit, Pooja ceremonies, Hindu mythology, etc.)16:00 - 17:00 Astrology practical class17:00 - 18:00 Yoga Nidra or guided meditation18:00 - 19:00 Dinner19:00 - 20:00 Satsang, special event, or special meeting20:00 - 22:00 Free time and self-study22:00 - 05:00 Sleep ExcursiesDuring the course, according to weather, road conditions, and amount of students, Vedansha will offer different types of excursions in Himalaya & Rishikesh including visit a spiritual temple in Himalaya, meditation in a cave under the guidance of an experienced teacher, visit Ganga Aarti, waterfalls, and Bealtes Ashram. Sometimes excursion can be changed or replaced with an equal offer if the conditions of weather or any other issue took place.

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