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Practice of yoga

Practice of yoga

Yoga is a profound part of the Vedic culture. Yoga practices underlie at the heart of all Hinduism (Sanskrit "Sanatan Dharma") schools. Sanatana Dharma means "the eternal law" - the law of all beings’ evolution.

Advaita philosophy

Advaita philosophy

Advaita is an ancient doctrine that tells us about human nature as divine initially. "Advaita" can be translated as "not two". Soul is not separated from God. God is a reality that permeates everything.

Interfaith dialogue

Russian Orthodox Church Archpriest Vladislav Antsibor visited Divya Loka

Russian Orthodox Church Archpriest Vladislav Antsibor visited Divya Loka

The Russian Orthodox Church Archpriest and father superior of St. Nicholas church in St. Petersburg – Vladislav Antsibor visited Divya Loka. As  father superior, Archpriest Vladislav Antsibor leads liturgical and pastoral activities in the parish entrusted ...

Visiting Sri Amma-the avatar of Goddess Narayani

Visiting Sri Amma-the avatar of Goddess Narayani

The representatives of Divya Loka visited Shripuram, the place where the famous Golden Temple and golden statue of Lakshmi are situated. This temple was founded by Sri Shakti Amma, a saint who is the reincarnation ...

Interfaith Ufa

Interfaith Ufa

On December 11th in the city of Ufa, Russian Federation, an interfaith meeting was held. Divya Loka people met with the representatives from various schools of Hinduism: Himalayan Yoga Association (Sri Pilot Baba students), Swami ...

Interfaith round-table Chelyabinsk

Interfaith round-table Chelyabinsk

On November 20th an interfaith roundtable on «Interfaith ethics of the third millennium» in Chelyabinsk was held. The event was attended by representatives of Divya Loka. The event was dedicated to the International Day of ...

Meeting with Archpriest Vladislav Antsibor

Meeting with Archpriest Vladislav Antsibor

On November 14th in St. Petersburg Divya Loka's representative met with the prior of St. Nicholas church Archpriest Vladislav Antsiborom (St. Petersburg, Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church). Vladislav Antsibor lived in Athens for ...

Round-table on tolerance in St. Petersburg

Round-table on tolerance in St. Petersburg

November 13, St. Petersburg hosted roundtable «Practical ways to achieve tolerance in the society», which was timed to International Day of Tolerance. The event was organized by the Scientific and Methodological Council for Religious Society ...

Meeting with Buddhist monks of Gelug tradition

Meeting with Buddhist monks of Gelug tradition

Representatives of Divya Loka met with the Buddhist monks of Drepung Gomang monastery, which is the largest Buddhist Gelug University (India). The IV official delegation of the monastery of Tashi Palden Drepung Gomang University studying ...

Religious scholar Roman Lunkin in Divya Loka

Religious scholar Roman Lunkin in Divya Loka

As a sociologist, Ph.D. holder and a research collaborator for Institute of Europe Roman Lunkin had participated in a comprehensive examination of the theological doctrine of Divya Loka inhabitants. During his visit the expert ...

Religious scholars and scientists visit Divya Loka

Religious scholars and scientists visit Divya Loka

Participants of the Third International Scientific-Practical Conference «Religion in Russia: problems of social service and patriotic education», representatives of various religious denominations, secular society and the academic community have visited the Center for Vedic Culture ...

International Scientific and Practical Conference

International Scientific and Practical Conference

From October the 2d to October the 5th representatives of Divya Loka took part in the III International scientific-practical conference «Religion in Russia: problems of social service and patriotic education, which was held in the ...

Meeting with Satchitananda Ganapati Ji

Meeting with Satchitananda Ganapati Ji

Ganapati Satchitananda Swamiji is one of the spiritual leaders of Hinduism, carrying humanity ideals of Vedic culture. He heads centers (ashrams) in many countries, the largest of which is located in Mysore (India); and is ...

Meeting with Pastor Indulis

Meeting with Pastor Indulis

On July 29th, 2013, representative of Divya Loka met with pastor Indulis. He is a representative of the World Movement of Christian meditation". This movement was founded by a Benedictine monk father Laurence Freeman (England ...

Abbot Evmeny visits Divya Loka

Abbot Evmeny visits Divya Loka

In July 2013 the Center for Vedic Culture «Divya Loka» hosted a meeting with a representative of Christianity, the abbot, Father Evmeny (Peristy). Father was the abbot of Makariev- Reshemsky monastery in the Ivanovo region ...

Meeting with Lama Ole Nydahl

Meeting with Lama Ole Nydahl

Lama Ole Nydahl is a master of Buddhist meditation. He has learnt and received the full transmission from the sixteenth Gyalwa Karmapa, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje. Over forty years of teaching Buddhism Lama Ole Nydahl has ...

Visiting Ramakrishna Ashram in the US

Visiting Ramakrishna Ashram in the US

The Center for Vedic Culture Divya Loka represented by Swami Vishnudevananda Giri, monks and accompanying laypeople visited Ramakrishna ashram, located near the Hollywood Hills in the quarter named «Vedanta Ter» near Los Angeles on July ...

Visiting «Meru» center in Holland

Visiting «Meru» center in Holland

On July 2013 as a part of the cultural dialogue project, Divya Loka representative visited the Vedic Center (ashram) «Meru», located in the national park in The Hague (Netherlands). The center was built by the ...

Interfaith dialogue in New York

Interfaith dialogue in New York

Round table "Interreligious dialogue about science, spirituality and evolution of mankind" was held on the stage of Lincoln Center in New York on June 14, 2013. The round table was attended by Swami Vishnudevananda Giri ...

International scientific and practical conference

International scientific and practical conference

International scientific and practical conference "The religious factor in the socio-political life of modern Russia: religion and law in public policy" was held in May 28, 2013 in Moscow. Conference organizers are – Center for the ...

Interfaith dialogue in St Petersburg

Interfaith dialogue in St Petersburg

In May 2013, a representative of Divya Loka visited St. Petersburg to meet with the traditional Eastern religious schools represented and to begin an inter-religious dialogue. May 15, a Vedic temple in the tradition of ...

Regional conference in Nizhny Novgorod

Regional conference in Nizhny Novgorod

Regional Conference called «Interfaith Ethics of the III Millennium: view of spiritual people" was held on the 14th of May, 2013 in Nizhny Novgorod. The purpose of the conference was the union of efforts to ...

Meeting with Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Meeting with Swami Satyananda Saraswati

In May 2013 in Santa Susanna (Spain) Swami Vishnudevananda Giri and some of the representatives of the Center met with Satyananda Saraswati. He is a teacher in tradition of Advaita Vidya, and a student of ...

«Outlook on contemplation practices» conference

«Outlook on contemplation practices» conference

Scientific and Practical Conference "Outlook on the traditional contemplation practices and mental health" was held on May 10 and 11 2013 in Moscow. The conference was attended by foreign and domestic research scientists of hesychasm ...

Meeting with Pranavananda

Meeting with Pranavananda

The meeting between Divya Loka representatives and Swami Pranavananda was held in May 2013. Swami Pranavananda (Christian Fabre) is a French citizen and a follower of the Siva Hindu tradition. Leading an ascetic lifestyle and ...

Round-table with International Society for Krishna Consciousness

Round-table with International Society for Krishna Consciousness

In April 2013, representatives of ISKCON from the town of Sharya, the Kostroma region visited Divya Loka. They were invited to make friendship and to create an interfaith dialogue. At the roundtable guests noted: "In ...

Round-table «Dialogue of faiths» in Moscow

Round-table «Dialogue of faiths» in Moscow

"Global Future 2045" Congress, which took place in Moscow in February 2012, hosted the round-table discussion "Dialog of Faiths". Participants were: Alan Francis (Master and researcher in Taoist and Gurdjieff teachihngs), Swami Vishnudevananda Giri Ji ...

Visiting Tibetan centers in France and Spain

Visiting Tibetan centers in France and Spain

On September 29, 2011 in Paris (France) a meeting beetween Swami Satya Tejasi Giri and a representative of the Centre of Tibetan Culture (Kadampa tradition) was held. The representative of the Buddhist center talked about ...