The Yuga Cycle of the Ages
&Our Awakening Consciousness
May 25–28, 2012
Tentative Schedule


6:00 pm Dinner in The Expanding Light dining room
7:15 Welcome and orientation: Introduction to the yugas and Walter Cruttenden’s “The Great Year,” an award-winning documentary film about the cycles of the ages


6:30-8:00 Guided yoga and meditation (optional) at Hansa Temple
8:00-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-9:40 Joseph Selbie, “A New Renaissance”
9:50-10:50 Robert Schoch, “Göbekli Tepe (Turkey), the Great Sphinx, and the Last Satya Yuga”
11:00-noon Swami Kriyananda, “Dwapara Religion: The Spiritual Quest in the Energy Age”
Noon-12:30 Book signing with Robert, Kriyananda, and Joseph
Noon-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Uma Krishnamurti, “Yoga Therapy”
2:40-3:40 Joan Borysenko, “Healing: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Science”
3:50-4:30 Discussion/Q&A with Uma and Joan
4:30-5:00 Book signing with Uma and Joan
6:00-7:15 Dinner
7:30 Ancient Hindu Mythology Storytelling - Gyandev McCord


6:30-8:00 Guided yoga and meditation (optional) at Hansa Temple
8:00-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-10:00 Amit Goswami, “God Is Not Dead”
10:10-11:10 Claude Swanson, “Rediscovering An Ancient Science”
11:20-noon Discussion/Q&A with Amit and Claude
noon-12:30 Book signing with Amit and Claude
noon-1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Walter Cruttenden, “The Epochal Changes of Hamlet’s Mill”
2:40 - 3:20 Discussion/Q&A with Walter and David
3:30 Options
  1. Yugas Events at Ananda College of Living Wisdom Campus
    3:30 Vans take you to Ananda College Campus, 5 miles away
    4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Tea and refreshments hosted by Jyotish & Devi Novak (College Board & Ananda Worldwide Directors) & Nischala & Nakula Cryer (College Directors) followed by campus tours led by Ananda College students.
    5:30 p.m. Yuga Cycle Presentations:
      "The Yugas & Mythological Archetypes of the Ages" - Ryan Nakade, junior
      "Evolving Education Models through the Ages" - Kamran Matlock, graduate student
    6:30 p.m. Vegetarian dinner with entertainment by students
    6:55 p.m. Vans transport you to Expanding Light for evening entertainment
  2. Learn to Meditate Class
  3. Ananda Village Tour including Crystal Hermitage Gardens
6:00-7:30 Dinner
7:30 Music lecture and recital by David Eby and friends: "The Evolution of Music through the Past Few Centuries"


6:30-8:00 Join Ananda Community for meditation (no yoga postures) at Hansa Temple (optional)
8:00-9:00 Breakfast
9-10:00 Chris Dunn, “Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt and South America”
10:10- 11:10 David Steinmetz , “Looking Back to See Ahead”
11:20-noon Discussion/Q&A with Christopher, David, and Joseph
noon-12:30 Book signing with Christopher, David, and Joseph
noon-1:30 Lunch
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