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Summer yoga festival

Sunday, August 6, 2023  Thursday, August 17, 2023

Summer yoga festival 2023

6 August – 17 August, 2023

Arrival: 3pm, Sunday 6 August
Departure: 2pm, Thursday 17 August


Swami Durgananda, Swami Sivadasananda, Swami Kailasananda and many other Swamis and teachers of the Sivananda Centers


Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India


Rates for 11 nights all included => tent space 604€, camping-car 653€, shared room 713€, furnished bungalow tent 2 beds 713€, double room 851€, furnished bungalow tent 1 bed 851€, double room with bathroom 1059€, single room 1059€, single room with bathroom 1238€

Minimum number of nights : 3 nights

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The Ashram was inaugurated in 2003 and is celebrating this year twenty years of sharing the teachings of Yoga with people from all over the world. It went through many phases of development. The latest phase has been the building of a wonderful kitchen and dining hall space. Come join us to celebrate this important milestone and share this very special time of high energy and joyful reunion with Sivananda teachers and students. The opportunity to expand your practice and understanding of yoga on all levels.

Revivre l’énergie du TTC| Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Temple Ceremonies

7 – 11 August

The temple is a place of high spiritual energy. Attending these special ceremonies will uplift the mind and open the heart. The ceremonies are conducted by Indian priests.

  • 7 August at 9 am: Celebration of the Hanuman temple anniversary
  • 8 August from 6 to 12pm: Temple anniversary Puja
  • 11 August: Siva Homa (fire ceremony) – a powerful ritual of purification, done in the honour of Swami Durgananda’s birthday

Swami Durgananda | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

80th birthday celebration of Swami Durgananda, European Yoga Acharya

11 August

Swami Durgananda is the most senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. She has been serving and sharing the teachings of our Masters for 50 years. This celebration will honour her life work. She has been contributing untiringly to the mission of Swami Vishnudevananda, has founded and kept the European Sivananda centres as thriving places of light and spiritual learning. She has trained a whole generation of dedicated swamis and staff members.

The Bhagavata Saptaha will part of this celebration.

Bhagavata saptaha | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Bhagavata Saptaha

The Divine Dance of life

10 – 16 August

with Honoured Guest:
Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Acharya, Vrindavan, North India

A seven-day evening programme

Readings and discourse from the classical Yoga scripture Bhagavatam on the journey to the meaning of life. The storytelling, poetry, music and philosophy uplift the heart and the mind.

Sri Venugopal Goswami is a spiritual teacher in a tradition which has nurtured the flame of Bhakti Yoga since the 16th century. He received his musical training from the great Indian vocalist master Pandit Jasraj. The spoken word, the mantra recitations, the subtle tones of the Ragas and the uplifting Bhajans are a deep source of ancient yogic wisdom.

The last evening will celebrate the Ras Lila, with a special offering of flower petals in honour of Lord Krishna.

Language: English with simultaneous translation into French

Swami Sivadasananda | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Dynamic asana classes with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya

  • Dissolving stress through stretching
  • Deepening the Pranayama experience
  • From the extremities to the spine
  • Relaxing your back

Swami Sivadasananda, senior student of Swami Vishnudevananda, has taught at workshops and Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses around the world since the last 40 years. He is a dynamic, precise and very knowledgeable instructor. He is the author of the books Sivananda Beginner’s Guide to Yoga and Yoga – Your Home Practice Companion. He has been teaching the very popular online classes “the fire of Yoga” for the last 3 years.

Swami Kailasananda | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France

Lectures with Swami Kailasananda

  • 11 August at 12pm: Choosing the positive path
  • 12 August at 12pm: Spiritual stories to expand the mind

Kirtan | Ashram de Yoga Sivananda | Yoga | France


Midday kirtan workshops, nature walks, asana workshops, meditation for world peace (6 Sunday August at 2pm), vegetarian cooking workshop, storytelling from the Indian scriptures.

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Sunday, August 6, 2023
Thursday, August 17, 2023
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Ashram de Yoga Sivananda
26 Impasse du Bignon
45170 Neuville aux Bois, France
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