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Thursday Satsang In Person and Via Zoom: Maha Shivaratri, the Great Night of Shiva (Stoma) Pay.D.,E-RYT-500 – March 7, 2024

Thursday Satsang In Person and Via Zoom March 7, 2024

“Maha Shivaratri, the Great Night of Shiva” with Dr. Stephen Parker (Stoma) Psy.D., E-RYT-500

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

5:30-6:45 p.m.: Gentle Hatha Yoga with Michael Snodgrass

7:00-7:30 p.m.: Guided Meditation with Dr. Stephen Parker (Stoma) 

7:30-8:30 p.m.: “Maha Shivaratri , the Great Night of Shiva” with Dr. Stephen Parker (Stoma) Psy.D., E-RYT-500

8:30 p.m.: Evening Prayers

8:40 p.m.: Snacks

Join Dr. Stephen Parker (Stoma) as he presents a talk on the significance of the observance of Maha Shivaratri, the Great Night of Shiva, for practitioners and meditators in the Himalayan Tradition.

Dr. Stephen Parker was initiated in the Himalayan Yoga tradition by Swami Veda Bharati and was given the initiate name Stoma in 1971. Among the first teachers certified by the Himalayan International Teachers’ Association, H.I.T.A., he began teaching hatha yoga in 1974. During that time he also studied Sanskrit with Swami Veda and South Asian languages and culture for his B.A. at the University of Minnesota.

Stoma is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500-hour level of the Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500). A member of the International Association of Y.T., he serves on the faculties of the Meditation Center in Minneapolis and the Sadhaka Gram ashram in Rishikesh, India. He is also a senior faculty member of the Himalayan Yoga Tradition Teachers’ Training Program. He has lectured on yoga, meditation, yoga psychology, and spiritual practice in the U.S. and Canada as well as in Caribbean countries, Holland, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Lithuania, South Africa, Korea, Hong Kong, and India.

Dr. Parker edited volume two of Swami Veda’s definitive scholarly work on the “Yoga-Sutras of Patanjali.” He is also the author of “Clearing the Path, The Yoga Way to a Clear and Pleasant Mind: Yoga, Neuroscience and Emotion”(2017) published by AHYMSA publishers.

To support the work of The Meditation Center and register you can donate here (suggested donation $15.00) for Thursday Satsang or make a general donation by clicking on the “donate” button on the “Support TMC” website page.

Or donate through PayPal.

Note: There is parking available for TMC visitors in the St. Boniface lot across the street from the Center.