Hi everyone, Needless to say it is the toughest part of the journey….getting the Indian visa. If you can do this you should mark it down as an accomplishment in life. UPDATE: This article will help you apply for a visa online directly: http://dandapani.org/blog/2014/11/28/finally-visa-on-arrival-for-india/ This page will list common questions and we’ll do our best…Read more
An article from the New York Times.
“It seemed like a good idea at the time. Ten years ago, with yoga transforming into a ubiquitous pop culture phenomenon from a niche pursuit, yoga teachers banded together to create a voluntary online registry of schools meeting new standards for training instructors.”
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Eagle, Colorado, USA. The weekend visit to Colorado was truly uplifting. Eagle was the place that I had given my first workshop little over a year ago and it was nice to be back there. So many familiar faces and some new ones. The first workshop on Saturday was titled “Relationships” and the one on…Read more
An article from the Chicago Tribune. Research shows daily attention to mind-body dynamic reduces anxiety, strengthens immune system. Newer research from the University of Wisconsin shows a meditation habit can strengthen the body’s immune function, plus increase brain performance in the form of electrical activity. It validates the mind-body dynamic of meditation. To gauge immune…Read more
Aaah India! It conjures up all kinds of memories. It’s been 7 months since my last visit and it doesn’t feel soon enough to be back. My friend, Mike, who is participating in the 2010 South Indian Odyssey, and I are heading to India a few days early. It was a long flight from New…Read more
We started our 2010 South Indian Odyssey today with an orientation class this afternoon. The class was held outdoors under some shady trees by the beach and the resort was a perfect setting to begin our journey. Though some of us are still slightly jet lagged we are all happy to be here and eager…Read more
Greetings from Mamallapuram! My name is Mike and I am one of the participants in the 2010 South Indian Odyssey. Well we’ve finished our second day in Mamallapuram and are preparing to head out to Chidambaram mid day tomorrow. Before we head out of Internet range for a couple of days I wanted to take…Read more
Our first full day on the Odyssey began at 6:30am with Hatha Yoga and meditation on the beach as the sun was rising over the Bay of Bengal. It was very special to be in such a relaxing place with an amazing view of ancient temples, colorful fishing boats lining up the shores, a gorgeous…Read more
Our trip has gotten off to an amazing start. After a couple of days in the seaside town of Mamallapuram, where we started our classes on meditation and a course on the beliefs of Hinduism and temple worship, we headed for Chidambaram. Chidambaram boasts one of India’s oldest working temples and is on a 22-acre…Read more