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July 10, 2023 @ 8:00 am - July 16, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
A 7-Day Tattva Bodha Residential Retreat of Timeless Wisdom
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Tattva Bodha is a prominent text in Advaita Vedanta that has been widely studied and revered for its timeless wisdom. The term “Tattva Bodha” literally means “knowledge of reality” and it is considered to be one of the most important texts of Vedanta that helps in understanding the nature of the Self, the world, and the ultimate reality.
The Advaita Vedanta philosophy is based on the fundamental principle of non-dualism, which states that the ultimate reality is one without a second. It asserts that the individual self (jiva) and the ultimate reality (Brahman) are not two different entities, but are essentially one and the same.
Not only is Tattva Bodha a complete manual for liberation, but it also introduces the most crucial terminology and concepts that are essential for a deeper understanding of texts like Bhagavad Gita, Brahma Sutra and Upanishads — should you undertake them in the future.
Therefore in this immersive 1-week residential retreat in Germany, led by Vedic and Sanskrit teacher Andre V. — you will be systematically and carefully guided through the text so your understanding is aligned with it's clarity. Each lesson builds upon the previous until you've grasped it intimately.
Teachings are based on Swami Dayananda's Tattvabodha book, and Swami Tejomayananda's Tattvabodha book, which we highly recommend you get on Amazon.
We will have 2-3 sessions per day (morning/afternoon/evening), to help integrate the wisdom deeper while enjoying organic farm-to-table meals amidst like-minded souls.
Where is it?
- Address: Klever Strasse. 115 47533 Kleve, Germany.
- Description: Retreat will be held at the Vlierhof, an eco-community. In the large seminar house next to the farmhouse, is a beautiful group room, a dining room, and a relaxation lounge. All of which can be used freely. There is also a large camping area. Meals are provided by the Vlierhof cooks, using vegetables from their own garden.
- Arrival: The retreat is from July 10 to 16. Attempt to arrive by 2pm.
- Departure: Departure is on Sunday, around 3-4pm.