ONLINE COURSE: The Hidden Properties of the Superconscious Mind

Code: KC0005205
Duration: 3 ore
n.d.
Teacher: Darshan

LIVE SEMINAR with Darshan from 17.30 to 18.30 and from 19.30 to 21.30.

Qualities like calmness, joy and intuitive wisdom are a natural part of the human psyche, little explored in the west. Let’s dive into these teachings of spiritual psychology and make them ours again, by contacting our own superconscious mind!

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Description

In his Autobiography of a Yogi and in many of his other writings Yogananda uses the term superconscious, thus valuing an unfamiliar, yet very real dimension to the human psyche.

We all know something about the conscious and the subconscious mind. We are all too familiar with its attachment to our past, our plans for the future, our desires and ambitions, the present reality of our feelings and emotions.

Yogananda’s teachings give us the method to access a higher state of consciousness, healing for the restless human psyche, a healthy boost for our creativity in dealing with the challenges of daily life, a chance to develop the intuitive insight possessed by all great scientists, artists and reformers.

They go even further, guiding sincere students and practitioners towards a complete transcendence and forgetfulness of all the miseries that beset the human ego: failure, disappointments of all sorts, illness and even death.

The advantage of this psychological approach, is that it can only be based on personal experience. Where philosophy gives us abstract ideals and religion metaphysical realities to believe in, spiritual psychology guides us from the subconscious, habit bound mind, towards superconscious inner freedom, through a simple process of human development.

Well, let’s start at the beginning! In this course we will explore the basics of the yogic method that empowers the mind to explore dimensions different from its present state of development. We will start from the physical body, by learning psychophysical exercises that develop our awareness of the subtle energies that govern it. We will use the breath to gain mastery over such negative emotions as fear or nervousness; we will reprogram the subconscious mind with affirmations written by Yogananda; we will open our heart, the center of feeling and consciousness, through devotional chanting; and we will explore techniques that develop our powers of concentration, allowing us to focus fully on the superconscious dimension that we want to access.

Course features:
  • the three levels of the mind, the eight aspect of superconsciousness
  • the heart as the seat of feeling and consciousness
  • examples from history of superconscious guidance
  • inner guidance in daily life
  • the transformative power of mantra
  • and much more

For the times of the events, see the GENERAL PROGRAM below.

We want to remind you that we have just launched in FB the Ananda LIVE page. A completely free way to meditate, do yoga, chant, pray with us …and much more!

Hours of the seminar will be from 17.30 to 18.30 and from 19.30 to 21.30.

For this online course we use the video-call platform Zoom that gives us the opportunity to interact at a distance. When you sign-up for the course you will receive a email with detailed instruction and explanation.

* If you don’t receive the email with the link to access the course within 30 minutes of payment write to info@ananda.it  or online@ananda.it

** In the mail you will find a video showing you how to download zoom and access the course (if you try before the start of the course you will get to a screen with the words "Wait for the host to start this meeting”)

*** If you have never used Zoom and want technical assistance, write to us at online@ananda.it  within 4 hours of the start of the course, after which we will not guarantee to receive technical assistance.

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Membership Fee


To utilize our services, it is necessary to purchase an Association membership, which costs 18 euros. This membership card is not included in the price of the course and is valid for a year from the date it is issued. You can use it to access our online courses and also when you come to Ananda. We hope to see you soon here!

Ananda Associazione is an Amateur Sports Non-Profit Association (affiliated with CO.N.A.C.R.E.I.S and C.S.E.N.) dedicated to promoting social welfare through the practices of yoga, meditation and Self-realisation. According to Italian law, Ananda’s programmes and hospitality can be offered only to 'association members'.

Anyone who supports the ideals of Self-realisation, world brotherhood, and physical, mental and spiritual harmony through meditation, yoga and service is welcome. Members pay an annual membership fee of 18 euro, valid 12 months from the application date. The income from Ananda activities is used exclusively to promote the association’s legally-recognised goals.

 

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To facilitate your booking, you can calculate the price of board and lodging with this simple calculator.
To get the total price (with the course price included) you can go to the edition of the course that interests you.




Cost table

Attention: During the Covid-19 period the prices below are no longer applicable. The correct all-inclusive price for each course can be found on its individual page.

 

Single room with bathroom € 72.00
Single without bathroom € 61.00
Double room with bathroom €  56.00
Double without bathroom €  48.00
Triple room with bathroom €  48.00
Triple without bathroom €  41.00
Dormitory (4-5 beds) €  36.00

Note: To the price of lodging and food, you have to add the price of the seminar, that includes all activities: Energization Exercises Lessons, yoga and meditation and evening activities (on most evenings).

Payments can be made in cash, by Eurocheck, credit card (MasterCard and Visa), Bancomat. We can’t accept cash over 1000.00 euros.

Opportunity

Next time you come to Ananda, sign up for the program Yoga in Action to get a taste of community service and receive a discount on the cost of the course. You can choose the option Yoga in Action for any course where this program is available and you can continue with this option as long as you wish. Your service project might change each day.

When we learn to serve with the right attitude, this is a spiritual practice and is called Karma Yoga. The daily practice of Karma Yoga is a joyful and practical spiritual discipline that will benefit every aspect of your life.

At Ananda, there are two levels of the Yoga in Action option:

Yoga in Action Level 1

75€/course of 5 days

With Level 1, you will serve for a period of one and a half hours. This experience gives you a chance to contribute to the beautiful atmosphere of Ananda.

Yoga in Action Level 2

35€/course of 5 days

Yoga in Action Level 2 is only available if you have had prior experience of the Yoga in Action Level 1 option, or any of the Community Living Programs. With Level 2, you will serve for a period of three hours, split into two periods of daily service.

How to Register for This Program

In the page of the course you want to participate to, you will find, if available, the special price of the course with Yoga in action level 1 and 2. When you sign-up on the website or call or write us to book the course, just indicate that you wish to participate to the Yoga in Action Level 1 or 2 program. It’s that easy. Once you arrive at Ananda you will need also to complete a Yoga in Action Form and return it to our reception office.

How to book

You may make your reservation directly here on the website or by phone (+39 0742 813620) or email (info@ananda.it). Your booking needs to be confirmed by our reception office. For courses held online, there is no need to indicate the details of your stay (date of arrival, departure…).

For courses held at our center in Assisi, please indicate your arrival and departure dates and times, the program you wish to attend, your preferred accommodation, your address, phone and email. If you need to modify your reservation, please inform us at least one week in advance.

Our reception office is open from:
Monday to Saturday 9:30-1:30pm, 2:30-5:30pm
Sunday 9:30-11:30am, 2:30-5:30pm

For on-site courses, the programmes start on the evening of the day indicated.
If you cannot arrive during office hours, please let us know in advance.

Please contact us to check what translations are available. Courses, both on-site and online, may be cancelled if there are fewer than five participants.

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