Santulan #3 – Vaishnava Relationships Retreat: 20-22 March 2012 at Govardhan Ashram

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Santulan #3 – Vaishnava Relationships Retreat
20-22 Mar 2012

The Third SANTULAN retreat at Govardhan Ashram is being held from 20th to 22nd March 2012. featuring the theme “Vaishnava Relationships,” this 3-day retreat focuses on helping the participants to improve their relationships with others. Accordingly the topics chosen are PRINCIPLES OF COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION, 5 SECRETS OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION & CELEBRATING OTHERS’ SUCCESS.

DATES

  • 20 – 22 March 2012

TOPICS

  • PRINCIPLES OF COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION,
  • 5 SECRETS OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION
  • CELEBRATING OTHERS’ SUCCESS.

SPEAKERS

  • HG Ekavira Prabhu
  • HG Vrajalia Mataji
  • HG Sanatkumar Prabhu
  • HG Gauranga Prabhu
  • HG Vrajabihari Prabhu

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Accommodation in Eco-friendly cottages
  • Delicious Prasadam
  • Swimming
  • Goseva
  • Farm tours
  • Adventure sports

CHARGES

  • Rs. 1200/- (from 20th morning to 22nd evening, includes prasadam)

REGISTRATION

Send a mail to ashram@pamho.net. Mention in the mail your contact number and the number of candidates interested in attending the retreat.

SCHEDULE

Day 1: 20 Mar 2012, Tuesday

8:00 – 9:30 am: Arrival and Breakfast

9.30 – 9.45 am: Welcome Address by HG Gauranga Prabhu

9:45 – 11.15 am: 5 SECRETS OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION – I by HG Gauranga Prabhu

  • Appreciation – Acknowledgement of merit in one’s thoughts and feelings/ reward for one’s service, recognition, appreciation of sacrifice spirit, qualities.
  • Affiliation – Treatment as a colleague/ feeling of trust, subordination, delegation, confidentiality, making the other person feeling equal to oneself, friendship.

11.15 – 11.30 am: Juice Break

11.30 – 1.00 pm: CELEBRATING OTHERS’ SUCCESS – I by HG Sanatkumar Prabhu & HG Vrajabihari Prabhu

  • Introduction
  • Perceptions of success
  • Negative barriers blocking us from celebrating others’ success
  • Emotions churned in the heart when others succeed

1.00 – 3.00 pm: LUNCH & BREAK

3.00 – 4.30 pm: PRINCIPLES OF COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION – Iby HG Ekavira Prabhu & HG Vrajalila Mataji

  • The power of Introspection:  Looking into Yourself.
  • The awareness of Thoughts, Stories and Core Beliefs to enhance compassionate communication
  • Evaluations Vs. Feelings
  • Understanding the difference between Universal Needs and being needy.

4.30 – 6.30 pm: LUNCH & FREE TIME Participants can do any the following in the free time (if interested)

  • Goseva
  • Swimming
  • Adventure sports
  • Nursery visits
  • Ayurvedic Massage

6.30 – 8.00 pm: Sayan Kirtan with Slideshow 8:00 pm: Dinner and Rest

Day 2: 21 Mar 2012, Wednesday

5:00 – 7.00 am: Chanting

7.00 – 7.30 am: Mangala Arati

7.30 – 8.00 am: Guru Puja & Dancing Kirtan

8:00 – 9.00 am: Breakfast

9.00 – 11.00 am: PRINCIPLES OF COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION – II by HG Ekavira Prabhu & HG Vrajalila Mataji

  • Universal Needs VS Strategies
  • Empathy Vs Sympathy
  • 3 stages of Emotional Maturity
    • Getting Beyond Our Self-Defeating Behaviors

11.00 – 11.30 am: Juice Break & Video Show

11.30 – 1.00 pm: 5 SECRETS OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION – II by HG Gauranga Prabhu

  • Autonomy – respect for one’s freedom of decision / giving people their room to operate, encouraging independent thinking, feeling and willing, immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence.
  • Status – recognition of one’s standing / respect one as per one’s position.

1.00 – 3.00 pm: LUNCH & BREAK

3.00 – 4.30 pm: CELEBRATING OTHERS’ SUCCESS – II by HG Sanatkumar Prabhu & HG Vrajabihari Prabhu

  • Coping with Emotions – Competitive nature & Insecurity

4.30 – 6.30 pm: FREE TIME Participants can do any the following in the free time (if interested)

  • Goseva
  • Swimming
  • Adventure sports
  • Nursery visits
  • Ayurvedic Massage

6.30 – 8.00 pm: Sayan Kirtan with Slideshow

8:00 pm: Dinner and Rest

Day 3: 22 Mar 2012, Thursday

5:00 – 7.00 am: Chanting

7.00 – 7.30 am: Mangala Arati

7.30 – 8.00 am: Guru Puja & Dancing Kirtan

8:00 – 8.30 am: Breakfast

8.30 – 10.00 am: SECRETS OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION – III by HG Gauranga Prabhu

  • Role – definition of one’s role as fulfilling / engaging as per inclinations, making them feel satisfied in what they do, responsibilities as per nature and desires.

10.00 – 10.30 am: Juice Break & Video show

10.30 – 1.00 pm: PRINCIPLES OF COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION – III by HG Ekavira Prabhu & HG Vrajalila Mataji

  • How to hear the “YES” behind the “NO”
  • How to hear “PLEASE behind the “ANGER”
  • Appreciation and Gratitude circle

  1.00 – 2.00 pm: LUNCH & BREAK

2.00 – 3.30 pm: CELEBRATING OTHERS’ SUCCESS – III by HG Sanatkumar Prabhu & HG Vrajabihari Prabhu

  • Coping with Emotions – Insecurity & Envy

3.30 – 4.00: Concluding session, Organic products shopping & Photo session

4.00 pm: Departure

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