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This Weekend at The Meditation Center, July 11 – 14, 2019 and Guru Purnima Celebration, Full Moon Fire Ceremony and Meditation on Tuesday, July 16, 2019

 This Weekend at The Meditation Center  from July 11 – 14, 2019

Thursday Satsang
July 11, 2019
A Special Thursday Satsang  
with  Swami Ritavan Bharati 
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Join us on July 11, 2019 for an evening with Swami Ritavan. Swamiji will review the Shri Vidya practices that he has given the community.  Come meditate and sit in the presence of Swami Ritavan on this special Thursday evening.
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6:00 p.m. Hatha Yoga with Nikki Strong
7:00 p.m. Meditation with Swami Ritavan Bharati
8:30 p.m. Soup and Clean-Up
9:00 p.m. Prayers and Meditation
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 Special Tributes to Swami Veda Bharati

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Two tribute nights, July 12th and July 13th, will cover the Life and  Mission of Dr Usharbudh Arya / Swami Veda, the early years, the Meditation Center years, and the India years.
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Friday, July 12, 2019  
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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7:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Michael Smith, “Swami Veda’s Trip on the Silk Road”
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Paul Scheele, “The Legacy of Swami Veda’s Dedication to Promoting Meditation”
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Saturday, July 13, 2019  
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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6:00 – 6:15 p.m. – Slide Show and Snacks
6:15 – 6:35 p.m. – John Wilson Reading Swami Veda’s Poetry
6:40 – 6:55 p.m. – Matt Rahaim Playing and Singing Classical Hindustani Music
7:00 – 7:45 p.m. – Story Circle including a Presentation by Nic Klein
7:45 – 8:15 p.m. – Swami Radha Bharati, “Swami Veda and
8:15 –  8:30 p.m. – Paul Emerson, “Swami Veda and Science”
8:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Jim Nelson, “Swami Veda and Psychology”
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 Commemoration of Swami Veda’s Mahasamadhi
Special Meditations of the Tradition
Community Picnic 
 Sunday, July 14, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
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8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Guided Meditation with Swami Radha Bharati
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Special Meditations of the Tradition with Swami Ritavan
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Community Picnic, videos of Swami Veda playing concurrently inside The Meditation Center


Guru Purnima Celebration
Full Moon Fire Ceremony and Meditation
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
at The Meditation Center  

Join us on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at the Meditation Center for the 2019 Guru Purnima celebration. There will be fellowship and remembrances, a fire ceremony (havan), and a full moon meditation.
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Guru Purnima Program Schedule 
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Talks: The Guru, Guru Principle, and Guru Spirit
7:30 – 8:45 p.m. – Fire Ceremony (Havan) with Emilio Bettaglio Officiating
9:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Guru Purnima Full Moon Meditation

(Times subject to change)

There is an open invitation for all initiates, members, and students to come meditate at The Meditation Center on Guru Purnima.