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DYC Calendar: Feb – Apr 2012

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Feb 3

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

Feb 6/7

Full Moon
Begins on 2/6 at 3:17 p.m. PST; ends on 2/7 at 1:54 p.m. PST

Feb 17

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

Feb 19

Maha Shivaratri (Sunday night until sunrise Monday, 2/20)
Literally, the great night of Shiva, this is the most auspicious night of the year for worshipping Lord Shiva.  It is traditionally celebrated with an all-night chant to the Lord.

Feb 20/21

New Moon
Begins on 2/20 at 2:22 p.m. PST; ends on 2/21 at 2:34 p.m. PST

Mar 2

* Registration deadline for the Ayurvedic Principles workshop  (3/16-3/18)
Contact: Jayshree

Mar 4

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

Mar 7

Holi/Guruji’s Realization Day
The full moon day in the Indian month of Phalgun is the realization day of Shri Dhyanyogi Madhusudandas, our beloved Guruji. This is a very auspicious day for disciples. Please make a special effort to do group practices—Guru Puja, chanting, japa, and meditation—on this day.

Mar 7/8

Full Moon
Begins on 3/7 at 4:23 a.m. PST; ends on 3/8 at 1:39 a.m. PST

Mar 16-18

Workshop: Ayurvedic Principles of Body, Mind, and Spirit
Antioch, CA

Mar 17

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

Mar 21/22

New Moon
Begins on 3/21 at 6:08 a.m. PDT; ends on 3/22 at 7:37 a.m. PDT

Mar 22-31

Chaitra Navratri
These are days of profound spiritual energy. Spend as much time as possible immersed in spiritual practices, in anusthan.

Mar 24

* Registration deadline for the Hanuman Jayanti observance (4/7)
Contact: Sumati

Mar 31

Lord Ram’s Birthday (at noon)

* Registration deadline for the Success Through the Breath workshop (4/14)
Contact: John

Apr 2

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

Apr 5/6

Full Moon
Begins on 4/5 at 3:51 p.m. PDT; ends on 4/6 at 12:19 p.m. PDT

Apr 6

Hanuman Jayanti (Lord Hanuman’s Birthday)
Lord Hanuman is considered to be the embodiment of perfect love and devotion to God. Extra practices on this day bring auspiciousness and growth in the life of a disciple.

* Registration deadline for Ayurveda Week (5/5-5/12)
Contact: Jayshree

Apr 7

Hanuman Jayanti Observance (chanting of 108 Hanuman Chalisas)
Antioch, CA

Apr 13, 14

Public Meditation Programs
Boulder, CO
Contact: John

Apr 14

Workshop: “Success Through the Breath”
Boulder, CO

Apr 15

Shaktipat
Boulder, CO
Contact: Eva

Apr 16

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

Apr 19, 20, 21

Public Meditation Programs
Albuquerque, NM
Contact: Sita

Apr 19/21

Full Moon
Begins on 4/19 at 9:55 p.m. PDT; ends on 4/21 at 12:18 a.m. PDT

Apr 22

Shaktipat
Albuquerque, NM
Contact: Sita

Apr 30

Sitaji’s Birthday
Sitaji is the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi, the Divine Mother who grants wealth, health, and spiritual prosperity in the form of divine qualities. Please try to do extra practices on this day, in groups or individually.

 

 

* The traditional Indian fast means avoiding grains and beans, but one may eat root vegetables, spinach, dairy products, fruits, and nuts.

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