Weekend Retreat in Taupo with Nayaswami Pranaba

Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi.
Friday 9 Feb – Sunday 11 Feb
60 Acacia Heights Dr, Acacia Bay, Taupo
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Meditation | Yoga Postures | Delicious Food | Inspirational Talks | Friendships
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  • Yoga Postures & Energisation Exercises
  • Guided Meditation
  • Inspirational Talks
  • Uplifting Music and Devotional Chanting
  • Nutritious vegetarian food
  • Company of like-minded friends

    Retreat Schedule

    Friday 9 February
    You may begin to arrive from 4.00pm onwards

  • 6.00pm DINNER
  • 7.30 – 9.00pm Opening Satsang – WELCOME and overview of the retreat. Introductions; Talk about the Path of Kriya Yoga; Chanting
    Saturday 10 Feb
    Morning Programme

  • 6.15am – 8.30am Morning sadhana (Energization Exercises, Yoga Postures, Chanting, Meditation)
  • 8.30am – 9.30am BREAKFAST (in Silence)
  • 10.00am – 12.00pm Class on Discipleship and Kriya Yoga
  • 12.00pm – 12.30pm Meditation
  • 12.30 – 1.30pm LUNCH
    Afternoon programme
    For those participating in Kriya Initiation

  • 1.30-3.15pm Inward Quiet Time
  • 3.15-3.30pm Energization Exercises on your own
  • 3.30-4.00pm Silent Meditation as a group
  • 4.00-6.00pm Kriya Initiation
  • 6.00pm DINNER (in Silence)
    For those participating in Alternate Program

  • 1.45pm –2.30pm Satsang with Pranaba
  • 2.30pm –4.00pm Free Time/Inward Quiet Time
  • 4.00pm – 6.00pm Afternoon Sadhana ( Energisation Exercises, Yoga Postures and Meditation)
  • 6.00pm – 7.00pm DINNER (in Silence)
    Evening programme
    7.30pm Listening to Recording of Paramhansa Yogananda
    Sunday 11 Feb
    Morning Programme

  • 6.30am – 8.30am Morning Sadhana for Kriyabans (including Kriya Review)
  • Alternate Programme Morning Sadhana for all others includes Energisation exercises, Yoga postures and Meditation
  • 8.30am – 9.30am BREAKFAST
  • 10.30am – 12.30 Sunday Service
  • 12.30 – 1.30 LUNCH
    Afternoon programme

  • 1.30 – 3.00 Closing, farewell and pack up


    Here’s a rare opportunity to hear wisdom from a gifted spiritual teacher from Ananda Worldwide. Nayaswami Pranaba, a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, is one of Ananda’s most widely travelled and experienced ministers, having meditated for over 40 years and offering classes and workshops in meditation and yoga for over 35 years. He travels frequently, bringing the teachings of Yoga and Meditation to the world.

  • Shared Bunkroom $325
  • Caravan Solo $325
  • Shared self contained unit Motel style $395
  • Self contained Unit Motel style Solo occupancy $450
  • Gluten and/or dairy free diets please add $15
  • Please note there are limited number of caravans and motel style self-contained accommodation. We’ll let you know if your choice of accommodation is available.

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