May 2020 Newsletter

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Dear Friends,

On behalf of The Expanding Light Retreat staff, I send you love and best wishes.  Blessings to you all, as we share the numerous challenges brought about by the Coronavirus.  The challenges are many and varied.  But it seems no one is immune from dramatic impacts either directly or indirectly from this disease.  I hope you and yours are doing all right.

This is a time calling for great compassion.  It may be needed as we feel the tensions from being isolated at home with others.  Or as we disagree with the opinions being expressed by others as they try to deal with their challenges.  This may be with friends or family, political leaders, customers or suppliers if you are able to work.  Interestingly, given our current situation, Jyotish & Devi spoke to these topics during Inner Renewal Week just a couple of months ago, when they talked about the Social Path to Self-realization

I am delighted to share that we now have a number of wonderful online programs and digitally-connected personal services available.  These include online retreats, programs and one-on-one services including meditation coaching, spiritual counseling and yoga therapy sessions.  Please see below for specific information.

Please note that the great new series from Gyandev & Diksha starts May 9th!  Please check it out and sign up quickly to get into this program.

If you would like someone to talk to, please let me know by responding to this email with your phone number and time zone.  Your message will be forwarded to me, and I will give you a call.

Love and respect,

Nityananda Hickey
Upcoming ONLINE Retreats, Trainings, a new Series with Gyandev & Diksha and our online private counseling and coaching services.
Keeping Your Aura Strong
May 29 – 31, 2020
with Nayaswami Mantradevi

Strengthen and Protect Your Spiritual Magnetism

  • Surround yourself in an empowering cloak of energy
  • Practice protective aura strengthening exercises
  • Fine-tune and refresh your energetic nervous system
Yogananda's Life and Teachings
May  22 – 24, 2020
with Sundara Traymar

Explore the joys and struggles he encountered along the way. The people he influenced, and miraculous stories—even after his passing.

  • Showing the underlying unity of religions
  • Bringing Kriya Yoga, the “jet airplane route to God," to the West
  • Sowing the seeds of World Brotherhood Colonies
Join Gyandev & Diksha for a 4-Unit, 7-week ONLINE Series, starting May 9th
We now offer private online meditation coaching, spiritual counseling and Ananda Yoga Therapy – connect with many of our teachers and faculty online.
Meditation Coaching  
Private Sessions ONLINE
Spiritual Counseling
Private Sessions ONLINE
Registered Yoga Teachers – NOW ONLINE Restorative Ananda Yoga Teacher Training with Melody Hansen. May 27 – June 24th   Learn More

Explore Ananda Explore Ananda


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