Tag: sri venkateswara temple camp
Here are extracts from a few of the notes of appreciation and gratitude that I received from various campers. As part of their exercise in expressing appreciation and gratitude to their parents, counselors and a person of their choice, a few of them chose to write me some very thoughtful notes wh...Read More
Cultural Rendezvous in Yoga
Yesterday we invited our African brothers and sisters to join us in our morning Hatha Yoga and meditation practice. This was something new to most of them. I began the class by leading them through a few rounds of Surya Namaskaram (sun salutations) to get them warmed up and stretched. Then we div...Read More
Gratitude and Appreciation – Simple yet Rewarding Acts
Our week long youth camp is coming to a conclusion and this is the final day of classes. Today we ventured into the world of gratitude and appreciation. As part of today’s class exercise each student was asked to write a note of gratitude to their parents. In doing so they had to be specific…Read More
Hindu Spiritual Tools for Youth
The core of our study over the last week has been to find ways to incorporate Hindu spiritual tools into our daily lives to help solve the challenges that we face. We did this by having the youth share problems and then suggest solutions based on spiritual tools that they have learned. And someti...Read More
Classes and Temples – Hindu Youth Camp
Today was filled with classes and a visit to two temples in Pittsburgh. We’ll share the day with you in the photos below.Read More
Hindu Youth singing “Aum Namasivaya”!
Each evening after dinner we get together for bhajans/kirtan. The counselors lead the younger campers in some chants at the start then Muni concludes the evening of music by leading them through some bhajans. Here’s a video from last night showing Muni leading them in singing “Aum Nam...Read More
Hindu Youth Camp Begins!
Good evening from Morgantown, West Virginia where 55 Hindu youth have gathered with Dandapani and Muni Natarajan (and camp coordinators) for a week long camp. The focus is the study of Hinduism and to have a joyous time with fellow Hindu youth. A typical day sees campers in an hour long hatha yog...Read More