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DYC CALENDAR: July-August 2010

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July 7

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

July 10/11

New Moon
Begins on 7/10 at 3:34 p.m. PDT; ends on 7/11 at 12:40 p.m PDT

July 14–Aug 2

Mount Kailash/Lake Mansarovar Pilgrimage
Nepal/Tibet

July 21

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

July 24/25

Full Moon
Begins on 7/24 at 4:42 p.m. PDT; ends on 7/25 at 6:36 p.m. PDT

July 25

Guru Purnima Celebrations
Antioch, CA (Contact: Sumati)
Woodbury, CT (Contact: Jackie)

Aug 6

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

Aug 8/9

New Moon
Begins on 8/8 at 11:45 p.m. PDT; ends on 8/9 at 8:08 p.m. PDT

Aug 19

Ekadashi
Fasting* is beneficial/recommended

Aug 23/24

Full Moon
Begins on 8/23 at 7:38 a.m. PDT; ends on 8/24 at 10:04 p.m. PDT

Aug 24

Raksha Bandhan
Literally “bond of protection.” On this day, sisters tie a string around their brother’s wrist, pledging protection from harm, especially in matters of spirit. The brothers, in return, pledge to ensure their sisters’ physical comfort and well-being.

Aug 31

Janmashtami/Guruji’s Mahasamadhi Anniversary
On this most auspicious day, disciples are asked to get together in groups to do practices (all-night chanting is ideal). If that is not possible, please do extra practices on your own, holding God and Dhyanyogiji in your heart and mind. (Please note: the Mahasamadhi Retreat will be held Friday, September 3 – Sunday, September 6, in Antioch, CA.)


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

† Event registration forms are available here.

Shri Anandi Ma’s 2010 schedule of events can be found here.

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