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Classes, Clay Ganeshas & Skits (youth camp)
Classes, Clay Ganeshas & Skits (youth camp)

Head stand during the morning hatha yoga session that begins at 6:45am

Head stand during the morning hatha yoga session that begins at 6:45am.
Those who come every year to camp can get into the poses very well.

Those who come every year to camp can get into the poses very well.
The group is divided into two - boys and girls. Easan and Dandapani take turns teaching each group, alternating every day. After hatha yoga is our morning meditation session.

The group is divided into two – boys and girls. Easan and Dandapani take turns teaching each group, alternating every day. After hatha yoga is our morning meditation session.
Classes on Hinduism from 9am to noon. The group is divided into 3 age groups and they rotate among the teachers.

Classes on Hinduism from 9am to noon. The group is divided into 3 age groups and they rotate among the teachers.
Happy campers!

Happy campers!
In the afternoon campers make clay Ganeshas for the upcoming Ganesha Chaturthi festival.

In the afternoon campers make clay Ganeshas for the upcoming Ganesha Chaturthi festival.
Smaller groups were formed and each entertained all the campers with performances.

Smaller groups were formed and each entertained all the campers with performances.

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Ahimsa and our life (youth camp)
Ahimsa and our life (youth camp)

We’ve been using the book “Dancing with Siva” as our class text book. It was written by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami and published by his Himalayan Academy located at Kauai’s Hindu Monastery in Hawaii, USA. In today’s class I talked about ahimsa (noninjury). It is...

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2010 Kumbha Mela flashback
2010 Kumbha Mela flashback

I was sharing yesterday with a friend some of the photos I had taken at the Kumbha Mela in Haridwar, India, earlier this year and felt inspired to share a few of them on the blog. Over 5 million people gathered on the main bathing day in on the banks of the sacred Ganges river…

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Temple visits in Pittsburgh (Youth Camp)
Temple visits in Pittsburgh (Youth Camp)

Two buses were hired and we all barely squeezed in there for our excursions to temple in the Pittsburgh area. Everyone is dressed in beautiful Indian outfits and looking very elegant. One of the temples we visited is the beautiful Hindu-Jain temple Everyone is happy to be at camp and to spend so ...

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A Spiritual Adventure in the Himalayas
A Spiritual Adventure in the Himalayas

Join our 16-day spiritual adventure in Nepal and North India. From the majestic Himalayas to sub-tropical jungles, ancient villages to bustling Asian cities, our spiritual adventure will enthrall you with a kaleidoscope of experiences that will capture your heart. We will venture into the depths ...

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Yoga, meditation and philosophy (Youth Camp)
Yoga, meditation and philosophy (Youth Camp)

6:45am yoga and meditation. Our die hard yogis are there with sleepy eyes. For the young ones that have been coming every year to camp they are very familiar with most of the poses and can do them well. Savasana or the corpse pose is the favorite among the kids as you can image at…

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Hindu Youth Camp Begins
Hindu Youth Camp Begins

Off to the Sri Venkateswara (SV) Hindu Youth camp in Slippery Rock in Pennsylvania. The week long camp will host 96 campers from the ages of 8 to 18. I’ve been invited to be one of two teachers at the camp. A brief stop in Washington DC. A look at the Pentagon from the sky.…

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