01 February 2019 to 28 February 2019 (In a leafy suburb, tropical plateaus of Bangalore, southern India.) Suggested contribution USD 4350 per participant "On meditation’s mounting edge of trance Great stairs of thought climbed up to unborn heights Where Time’s last ridges touch eternity’s skies And Nature speaks to the spirit’s absolute." Meditation, or Dhyana … Continue reading Meditations 2019
Major festival Ganesh Chaturthi is the festival celebrating birth anniversary of the elephant headed Lord Ganesha, the God of new beginnings. Although it is celebrated almost all over India, and many other countries, it is the chief festival of the state of Maharashtra, of which Mumbai (earlier name: Bombay) is the capital city. New York … Continue reading Ganesh Chaturthi in Haridwar
Chanting of Mantras, invocation of sacred shlokas and hymns, singing of prayers can also be considered as a kind of divine performing arts. Pouring devotion into these makes them performance arts as well. (Image credit: Both by Napatt Piyawongwatthana. The featured image at the top of the page shows Ganga Arati in progress, after the … Continue reading Performing & Performance: Universal.
A "Mantra" may generally be considered as a sacred set of words and thoughts communicating an invocation or prayer. a mantra could also be just some syllables, for example, Beej-Mantra or Seed-Mantra. Mantras originated in Hinduism and were later adopted into other eastern beliefs in Buddhism, chiefly in Tibet, mainland China, japan and other Asian … Continue reading Mantra Chanting
A Special Residency has a special orientation. That could be in terms of dates, duration, targeted participants, location etc. Presently, the following Special Residencies are available. Artists with Children Artist Family in India: Children & Art, Escaping Pollution Meditations 2019
01 – 28 June 2019 / 20 "As when the mantra sinks in Yoga’s ear, Its message enters stirring the blind brain And keeps in the dim ignorant cells its sound; The hearer understands a form of words And, musing on the index thought it holds, He strives to read it with the labouring mind, … Continue reading Artistic Yoga = Yogic Arts: Esoteric Explorations by Yoginis & Yogis
"The Infants of the monarchy of the worlds, The heroic leaders of a coming time, King-children nurtured in that spacious air Like lions gambolling in sky and sun Received half-consciously their godlike stamp: Formed in the type of the high thoughts they sang They learned the wide magniﬁcence of mood That makes us comrades of … Continue reading Artists with Children
01 - 28 May 2019 / 20 And Narad slowly answered to the queen: “What help is in prevision to the driven? Safe doors cry opening near, the doomed pass on. A future knowledge is an added pain, A torturing burden and a fruitless light On the enormous scene that Fate has built.” Banks of … Continue reading Messages and Songs: The Nobel-pious Flowing Offerings
01 – 28 April 2019 / 2020 (28 days) "Where life is only a labour and a hope, A child of Matter and by Matter fed, A ﬁre ﬂaming low in Nature’s grate, A wave that breaks upon a shore in Time, A journey’s toilsome trudge with death for goal? The Avatars have lived and … Continue reading Buddha Jumps Over the River: Kalki in 3378 A.D.
The 12 Physical Residencies programmes are located at the premises of AZIMVTH Ashram in Haridwar, India. Selected participants travel from any part of the world to Haridwar and reside at AZIMVTH Ashram at Haridwar in India. There are 12 standard residency programmes from January to December. Across the year, various ancient Indian celebrations and observances … Continue reading Physical Residencies: 12 from Jan to Dec