Discover the Kerala, the "God's own country" in south India
Enjoy ayurvedic massages in a 4 stars hotel in front of the sea
and meet Sri Mata Amaritanandamayi or Amma (Mother) internationally known as the Huggy Saint!
Amma has embraced more than 30 millions of people around the world and her Ngo Embracing the World is one of the most important in India She is known as the "Mother of India" where her social projects are contributing to the better living conditions of the poor and needed 80 schools, Universities, Hospitals, more than 47000 homes...
Come and visit her Ashram (monastery) AMRITAPURI Enjoy her embrace or Darshan (means "Vision of God") Practice Yoga, meditation and sacred chanting in presence of AMMA Connect with Devi, the Divine Mother, the feminine aspect of God Discover or awake your Shakti/ kundalini in presence of one of the most important Mahatmas, simply called Amma (mother in indian)
Reset body and mind in a peaceful ayurvedic clinic Take care of you and receive the Abhaygam massage (1 hour with essential oils) perfect for detox and rejuvenation
This retreat is posible all the year, but contact us to confirm the presence of Amma at her ashram email@example.com
Day 1 Arrival to Trivandrum airport (TRV) and private taxi to your hotel Rest and enjoy a peaceful hotel in front of the Arabic sea. With Green leaf certification, this center of ayurveda is one of the best in all India Days 2 and 3 Detox mind and body consultation with the Doctor (upon request) and enjoy an Abhyangam massage during 1h Rest at the swimming pool, walk along the beach, enjoy the luxurious nature in the hotel and the warm local people Practice yoga and meditation Lunch and dinner in front of the sea Shopping in the shops around the hotel
Day 4 last day in the ayurvedic hotel and go to Amma's ashram, Amritapuri Enjoy the last massage and go to Amma's ashram by private taxi (2h30) Installation in your room where the comfort is more basic because it's an ashram (monastery) and not a hotel. Tour guided of the ashram in english
Days 5 to 11 Meet Amma and receive her darshan, an unique experience of unconditional love You will practice the four main paths of Yoga Jñana yoga or spiritual teaching, the Karma yoga or sefless service, the Bhakti yoga through the chanting of sacred hymns called Bhajans, and the Raja yoga, the yoga of the control of senses and mind through the meditation Daily schedule according to the Darshans, meditations, teachings and the IAM meditation training (also in mandarin) 4h50 Chanting of Lalita Sahasranama (Archana) the 1000 names of Devi, the Divine Mother 6h Chai/ tea - yoga, or rest in the room 8h breakfast 9h Seva (karma yoga) or personal practice - token for darshan in the main hall 11h Seva 12h30 lunch 14h Seva / meditation (Raja yoga) 18h30 Bhajans (bhakti yoga) 20h dinner
On mondays and fridays, Amma gives Satsang and guides meditation on the beach. Satsang is spiritual teaching or Jñana yoga During 2 days and half you can learn the Iam meditation created by Amma (information upon request) This meditation technique introduced here is called ‘Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique’® because its goal is the integration of body, breath, and mind. It is a combination of Relaxing yogic stretches, breathing and concentration exercises and takes only 25 minutes a day
The art of mental mastery Meditation is the art of mental mastery. How we perceive the world around us completely depends upon our mind. In our search for happiness, we essentially have two options — modify the entire world so that everything turns out exactly the way we want, or modify our mind so we’re happy, content and peaceful, regardless of what happens in the external world. The former is obviously impossible. We have very little control over our external world. The only hope for happiness lies in controlling the inner world. Meditation is a key element in this process In Amritapuri it’s also posible to meet astrologists, ayurvedic doctor, healer practicionner...
Price: 750 euros per person (on the base of 2 people travelling together) Included 10 nights accomodation (3 nights in the ayurveda 4 stars hotel) local transportation in private taxi 3 abhyangam massagEs at the hotel Dossier of recommendations sent by Shambala Trip before the travel
Not included International flights (we can send you promotions of flights) e-visa (50 euros approx) meals (around 6 euros at teh hotel and 3 euros at teh ashram) ayurvedic doctor consultation (upon request) yoga lessons at the hotel (10 euros for 1 hour)
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