“Opportunity must not be neglected, for it may never return.”
– Baba Hariharananda
The Kriya Yoga Dallas Center is hosting a Texas Silent Retreat with Swami Atmavidyananda Giri and Yogacharya Richard Peterson at the Lone Oak Ranch and Retreat in Gainesville, TX.
The retreat is open only to Kriyavans who have been initiated by Paramahamsa Hariharananda and Paramahamsa Prajnanananda or his designated representatives.
For more information, refer to the Kriya Yoga Dallas Center announcement for the 2012 Texas Silent Retreat,
or contact Rebecca Mauldin at (970)[masked] or [masked]
Kriya Yoga Dallas Center website
Swami Atmavidyananda Giri is a senior monk in the lineage of Paramahamsa Hariharananda and Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, currently Vice President of Kriya Yoga Institute. He was ordained as a monk in the Giri monastic order in February 2009 and given the name Atmavidyananda, which means "bliss of Self-knowledge". He is traveling and teaching Kriya Yoga in the USA, Canada, and Europe. He is also an expert in astrology, eastern and western scriptures, other ancient yogic practices and Vedic ritual ceremonies.
Yogacharya Richard Peterson was initiated into Kriya Yoga by Paramahamsa Hariharananda in 1979 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Presently, he lives with his wife Judy, also initiated in 1979, and two children in Los Angeles, California. Yogacharya Richard Peterson holds a Master of Arts degree in Education and teaches music and English in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He was authorized to teach Kriya Yoga in May 2007.
Cost and Accommodations:
Base price is $300.00. The registration fee covers vegetarian food and shared, but sex-segregated lodging.
A $50.00 deposit will hold your place. Full payment is due by October 25. All registrations are on a first-come basis. SPACE IS LIMITED to 30.
Registration and Check in:
Check in begins on Friday at 2:00 PM and the retreat starts at 03:00 PM. We encourage participants to arrive on time so we can begin the retreat together. The retreat closes at 4:00 PM on Sunday.