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134th Sri Ramana Jayanti Retreat Program

Tampa, FL – January 01-04, 2015

All program activities are optional and devotees are free to attend whichever activity they wish. While at the Center or during the Jayanti Puja at the Temple, please remember to turn all cell phones off or to silent. The retreat program areas are as follows:

First floor

  • All the main program activities will be in the conference room facing the river
  • Food will be served in the dining hall, across from the conference room
  • Tea and coffee are available as needed on a self-serve basis in the dining hall

Second floor

  • Two rooms set aside for silent meditation — “the Cave” and the sitting room facing the river.
  • Devotees also are invited to spend time on the grounds of the center as they wish.

Day 1

Morning

  6:00 –   6:45   Morning Veda Parayana
  6:45 –   7:15   Reading
  7:15 –   9:00   Sri Lalita Sahasranam followed by Silent Meditation
  9:00 – 10:00   Breakfast
10:00 – 11:00   The Life and Times of Major A.W.Chadwick, Part I – Louis Buss
10:00 – 12:00   Meditation with “Arunachala Siva”
12:30 –   1:00   Free Time

Afternoon

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch
2:00 – 3:00   Free Time
3:00 – 4:00   Parayana[1] followed by Silent Meditation

Evening

4:00 – 4:45   Travel to the Tampa Hindu Temple for Jayanti Puja,
5:00 - 7:45   Jayanti Puja
7:45 - 9:00   Dinner in the Temple hall

Day 2

Morning

  6:00 –   6:45   Morning Veda Parayana
  6:45 –   7:15   Reading
  7:15 –   9:00   Sri Lalita Sahasranam, Silent Meditation, followed by short reading
  9:00 – 10:00   Breakfast
10:00 – 11:00   The Life and Times of Major A.W.Chadwick, Part II – Louis Buss
11:00 – 12:30   Parayana[1], Silent Meditation, followed by short reading

Afternoon

  1:00 –   2:00   Lunch
  2:00 –   3:00   Break
  2:30 –   3:00   Comments by Dennis Hartel
  3:00 –   4:00   Dr.Shanta Ramachandran Reminiscences and Q & A
  4:00 –   4:30   Tea

Evening

  5:00 –   5:45   Veda Parayana
  6:00 –   7:00   Dinner
  7:00 –   7:30   Break
  7:30 –   9:00   Parayana[1], Silent Meditation, followed by short reading

Day 3

Morning

  6:00 –   6:45   Morning Veda Parayana
  6:45 –   7:15   Reading
  7:15 –   9:00   Sri Lalita Sahasranam, Silent Meditation & short reading
  9:00 –   9:30   Breakfast
  9:30 – 10:30   Free Time
10:30 – 11:30   Parayana[1], Silent Meditation, followed by short reading

Afternoon

11:30 –   1:00   Sri Ramana Retreat concludes with Lunch



The above program is available for printing as a pdf file

Footnotes

Parayana – Aksharamanamalai, Arunachala Pancharatna, Ramana Satguru, Upadesa Sara, etc.