GRAHAM M. SCHWEIG

Graham M. Schweig

DRISHTIFEST  |  Virginia Beach, Virginia

Thursday, October 8th through Sunday, October 11th

Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel


FRIDAY 10:00 AM - 12:OO NOON

Yoga and Sanskrit: Sounding, Pronouncing, and Reciting

Feel the power of key Sanskrit words and terms, and the beauty of reciting famous Sanskrit mantras and verses. Acquire confidence in pronouncing the names of any and all Asanas. Learn how to read the English transliteration system for Sanskrit and feel the energy of Sanskrit poetry in your voice and in your heart. 

This class Includes: Lecture-discussion, sharing, chanting, and guided meditation. 

This class is for: All levels.


FRIDAY 1:45 - 3:45 PM

The Yoga of Relationships

How does and can our Yoga practice impact our closer and other relationships in the world? Here we will discuss how sacred Yoga texts reveal the special dynamics between us as yogis and others that a deeper Yoga practice reveals. We will draw from the Vedas, the Upanishads, The Yoga Sūtra, and the Bhagavad Gītā. 

This class Includes: Lecture-discussion, sharing, chanting, and guided meditation. 

This class is for: All levels.


SATURDAY 1:45 - 3:45 PM

Philosophical Foundations of Yoga

Acquire the essential tools, understandings, and philosophical background for truly grasping the teachings of the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Yoga Sūtra and the Bhagavad Gita on Yoga. What is the nature of ultimate reality? Is it all "One"? And what is the yogi's relationship to ultimate reality and the supreme state of being? Come and find out. 

This class Includes: Lecture-discussion, sharing, chanting, and guided meditation. 

This class is for: All levels.


SUNDAY 10:00 - 12:00 NOON

Secret Teachings of The Yoga Sūtra

Patanjali describes pure thought in yoga as "the brilliance of a jewel."  What does that mean? He describes a “divine massage” that is experienced in yoga. What is this? Discover secret teachings that directly nourish your practice of yoga. Get a sneak preview of some of Graham’s forthcoming Sūtra translation to be published by Yale University Press. Includes study, sharing, chanting, and guided meditation. All levels.

This class Includes: Lecture-discussion, sharing, chanting, and guided meditation. 

This class is for: All levels.







Photograph courtesy of its photographer, Catherine L. Ghosh

THE YOGA CENTER OF COLUMBIA    

Columbia, Maryland

Friday, June 5th through Sunday, June 7th

8950 State Route 108, Suite 109

Columbia, MD 21045 | Tel: 410-720-4340


FRIDAY 6:00-9:30 PM

Introductions

Yoga and Sanskrit: Sounding, Pronouncing, and Reciting

    Discussion and Meditation


SATURDAY 12:00-6:30 PM

History of Yoga: What is the essence of Yoga?

    Where does Yoga come from?

Philosophical Foundations of Yoga

The Yoga Sutra I: Ashtanga Yoga

    Discussion and Meditation


SUNDAY 12:00-6:30 PM

The Yoga Sutra II: Samādhi Yoga

The Bhagavad Gita I: The nature of self, world, and the divine

The Bhagavad Gita II: The Yoga of the Bhagavad Gita

    Discussion and Meditation

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