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Spiritual Retreats

Kailash Yatra (August 2014)

The day of August 27th, 2014 brought with it a graced moment of eternal fulfilment. With the infinite grace and unconditional love of Lord Shiva 45 yatris from all over the globe embarked for the most arduous pilgrimage – the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra on the 27th August 2014 along with Pujya Swami Abhedananda, the resident Acharya of Chinmaya Mission, South Africa and revered Br. Abhijit Chaitanya , the resident Brahmachari of Chinmaya Mission, South Africa. The yatra started from Kathmandu

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Kailash Yatra 2013

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with Swami Abhedananda – 15 to 27 June 2013 It was a journey of a lifetime. For many, this was their most cherished dream come true. And for others, it was like living a dream with their eyes open. It was a divine confluence of 69 enthused devotees from 5 countries – South Africa, Singapore, USA, Doha and India who gathered in Kathmandu under the gracious presence of Swami Abhedanandaji (Resident Acharyaof CM South Africa) on 15

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Bali Retreat (8 – 12 Aug ‘2012)

“Ram – Know, Love, Be!” – Camp in Bali, Indonesia Organised by Chinmaya Mission of South Africa 8 – 12 Aug ‘2012 In the most picturesque and scenic settings of the Bali island of Indonesia, surrounded by lush green paddy fields of Ubud village, a blessed group of 50 delegates spent 5 days of unforgettable time in the divine company of Swami Abhedanandaji. This was a unique and first-ever international camp of sorts, which was organized by Chinmaya Mission South Africa

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Sadhana Camp 2010 and Teerth Yatra with Swami Abhedananda

All the way from Durban, South Africa, Pujya Swami Abhedananda conducted a 4 day Sadhana Camp in Siddhabari from 7-10 June, 2010, which was followed by a pilgrimage Yatra to Vaishno Devi, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Vrindavan. 40 delegates, who arrived in India from South Africa, many for the first time, were joined in by delegates from Singapore, America, Australia and also from various parts of India which made the number of campers to roll over 75. Swami Abhedananda brought all

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Camp in Drakensville Mountain Resort

Devotees of Chinmaya Mission South Africa culminated their summer vacation at a soul-stirring spiritual camp conducted by Swami Abhedananda. The 3 day camp was held at the scenic Drakensville Holiday Resort, amidst the breath taking Southern Drakensberg Mountains from 16th to 18th January 2009. The camp was beautifully organized after weeks of meticulous planning and preparation and was well attended by 45 delegates. After reaching the venue on 16th evening, everyone gathered at the seminar hall for the inauguration of

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Spiritual Retreat in India – Uttarkashi Sadhana Camp and Chardham Yatra

It was a scintillating and once-in-a-lifetime experience for members of Chinmaya Mission South Africa, as they undertook a memorable pilgrimage to India along with their Resident Acharya-in-charge, Swami Abhedananda from 28th June to 23rd July 2008. 65 members joined for the trip from the Chinmaya Mission of South Africa, Singapore, India and a few from Middle-East! “Sadhana Camp 2008” as it was titled; included a 6 day residential camp at Tapovan Kutir in Uttarkashi, followed by 15-days of spectacular travel

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Residential Camp at Koinonia, Durban

A spiritual retreat named “The Divine Relaxation” was organised at Koinonia, in the charming valley of Thousand Hills, in April 2007. The morning began with the guided meditation followed by the sublime and divine sessions on RamCharit manas by Pujya Swami Abhedananda. Swamiji held the mind and hearts of the audiences through his captivating style interspersed with the chanting of ‘chaupais’ of RamCharitmanas. The section taken by Swamiji was the description of fourteen abodes of Lord Rama. The hearing of

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“Awake 2006” – 3 Day Residential Camp

One of the most enlightening experience for the South Africa Mission devotees was a 3 day spiritual retreat at Wagondrift Nature Reserve. The residential camp entitled “Awake 2006” was held from 6th to 8th October, amidst the most scenic and tranquil surroundings of Escourt. Swamiji’s guided meditation sessions and inspiring talks on Shri Ramcharitmanas filled every delegate with an unforgettable experience of the supreme bliss. Swamiji also devoted special sessions to highlight the grand vision of Pujya Gurudev, and reinforced