In the Bhagavad Gita (6.29, 31–32) Krishna says that “The one whose self is unified by yoga sees the Self in all beings and all beings in the Self, seeing all with an equal vision… One who has taken a stand on ekatvam [oneness] and loves Me who is present in all beings, in all ways and acting in whatever manner dwells in Me whether in pain or in happiness, is held to be the supreme yogi.”
For all of us beginners or accomplished Yoga practitioners, there is a call to see the Divine in all beings, even in those who think and act differently from ourselves. Great traditions are different fingers pointing to the sublime Truth. If we get stridently attached to one finger, however grand, we cannot find the Truth.
The 45th International Yoga Congress in Zinal invites us to the prāṅa-filled Val d’Anniviers, crowned by five of the highest and mightiest mountains of Europe – quite different from each other, but all embraced by the Mother Earth – to reflect on and to celebrate the underlying divine unity in the manifested diversity.
All about the Zinal Congress 2018
In the Bhagavad Gita (6.29, 31–32) Krishna says that “The one whose self is unified by yoga sees the Self in all beings and all beings in the Self, seeing all with an equal vision…
Our guests of honor
Sri Anandi Ma & Dileepji:
Sri Anandi Ma is the head of the lineage of Kundalini Maha Yoga. Her Master Sri Dhyanyogi Madhusudandas died 1994 at the age of 116 years. He is an Indian saint and was a master of Kundalini Maha Yoga.
Dhyanyogi empowered Anandi Ma to perform shaktipat and to guide spiritual seekers. Since that time, Anandi Ma, with Dileepji at her side, has been teaching meditation and advanced yogic practices throughout the world.
Swami Nityamuktananda Sarasvati:
Swamiji has been teaching for around 30 years Yoga Philosophy and Meditation in Europe, Asia & America in the tradition of Advaita Vedanta. Her masters were Swami Chinmayananda Saraswati & Swami Veda Bharati.
Dr. Ravi Ravindra:
Ravi's spiritual search has led him to the teachings of J. Krishnamurti, G. I. Gurdjieff, Zen & Yoga. He is the author of several books on religion, science, mysticism, and spirituality. Ravi has been teaching around the globe for many years.