Events

EVENTS

2015 DATES

BOOK LAUNCH,’ THE WAY OF THE SACRED WARRIOR’
Saturday 15th August, 3.30 for 4pm @Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Pt. Rd. Glebe. NSW Ph. +61 2 9660 2333

Ron Ragel was born and raised in Sri Lanka where his family lived in an area surrounded by churches, temples, mosques and other places of worship. It was this environment along with the religious practices of his family and the influence of those of their neighbours, friends and servants from many diverse religious traditions, that shaped his early world view and provided him with a permanent and inspiring view of everything that was ‘sacred’. Moving to Australia in the seventies, secularism gradually took root in him. Having rejected conventional religion he would later experience a life changing epiphany in America. His life would change forever as he experienced an inner clarity about the bondage of human experience and how freedom could be found. This meeting with destiny ignited his search for the meaning of life which brought up many challenges, including a stint in hospital for several weeks, an experience that would take him into totally uncharted territory. It was an experience of being like a little child all over again as he had also lost significant movement on the right side of his body. He was able to move forward by harnessing the best possible tools he could find. These would unlock the innate capacity we all possess for health, well-being and prosperity. The journey was helped through an integrated practice of breathwork, meditation, music therapy and lifestyle changes. As he progressed he knew that it would provide a road map to a freer life for anyone who also wished to take the journey. He now offers an invitation to each of us to live our own unique destiny which is now detailed in “The Way of the Sacred Warrior,” filled with fascinating insights as to how to live life with meaning and purpose. It is a book that inspires and feeds the soul and is a must read for anyone interested in living consciously in peace, prosperity and happiness. How should we best live our lives? The answers are there for those who truly want the experience, just listen and learn. Ron Ragel is an author, educator and a multi-skilled musician, committed to living the life of a Sacred Warrior. His latest book “The Way of the Sacred Warrior” provides essential and practical tools for a journey towards a happier and more consciously fulfilled life.

TALK, ’The Way of the Sacred Warrior’

Wednesday 12th August, 2pm, The Blavatsky Lodge of the Theosophical Society, 484 Kent St. Sydney

‘MUSIC FOR MEDITATION, YOGA AND SPIRITUAL HEALING
@ AWAKENINGS CENTRE, 35 Rosella Rd. North Maleny, QLD.

SATURDAY JULY 4th, 4.30pm
SUNDAY JULY 5th, 10am, special workshop, ‘The Yoga of Sacred Music’
Tickets $20 for each session or $35 for both.

The Yoga of Sacred Music
Healing the body, heart and mind with sound and music

Ron Ragel and Vicki Hansen (IndiaJiva) since the turn of the century have presented their unique Alchemy of Sacred Sound workshop at major yoga conferences, yoga centres, universities, hospitals, institutions and to the general public all over the country and internationally. They have been featured on national network television and their work is suited to anyone interested in seeking peace, health and well being and understanding how  the use of mantras, music and meditation can affect human consciousness for the highest good. Their work addresses the harmony between the body/mind/spirit that fosters deep personal wellness and they draw from many ancient practices and spiritual traditions, to encompass music’s ability to calm and soothe, as well as sound’s capacity to awaken, balance, and energize.

Ron and Vicki have both been experimenting with the therapeutic effects of sound and music for over 20 years. They are both consummate musicians, composers and educators and advocate living consciously – a modern day warriorship that has now been released as a book – “The Way of the Sacred Warrior “. It provides essential and practical tools for the journey towards a happier, fulfilled and more conscious way of living and has the potential for all to be enlightened and live in an enlightened society. It is grounded in the practices of meditation, pranayama breathing exercises, lifestyle changes, sound yoga and music therapy.

Their over 15 CD’s are carried by major music distributors all over the world.
The Benefits in Daily Life are –

• Identifies blockages, reduces stress and strengthens the nervous system.
• Enhances emotional well-being, optimising energy flow in the body.
• Improves focus, clarity, learning and memory
• Unblocks the creative spirit
• Experience new ways to listen to music whilst changing your brain’s physiology
• Sacred sound has both preventative and therapeutic benefits and is a purifying process

TALK, ‘The Way of the Sacred Warrior’

@ The Open Forum, 10 Shepherd St. Chippendale Wednesday May 13, 8pm

CONSCIOUS LIVING EXPO AND NEW EARTH FESTIVAL

Opening Attunement Event Friday 6.30pm – 8.30pm
FREE Workshop: The Healing Power of Music and Chant –  Sunday 1pm-2pm
Performances Main Stage Friday 12.30pm Saturday 3.15pm Sunday 11.15pm and Closing Ceremony 4.30pm

Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Road, Melbourne
Friday 1 May 2015 – Sunday 3 May 2015
Australia’s most exciting and extensive showcase of products, services and information for  Health Wellbeing and Sustainable Living
at the Conscious Living Expo, Australia’s longest-running health and lifestyle exhibition.

WORKSHOP ‘THE HEALING POWER OF MUSIC AND CHANT’

SAT 7 MARCH 4pm
@ Govinda’s Retreat, Otford NSW

2014 DATES

Conscious Living Expo & New Earth Festival
Thursday Oct 16 – Sunday Oct 19, 2014

Belmont Park Racecourse,
Goodwood Parade,
Burswood, Perth WA

Australia’s most exciting and extensive showcase of products, services and information for  Health Wellbeing and Sustainable Living
at the Conscious Living Expo, Australia’s longest-running health and lifestyle exhibition.

Main Stage Performances

IndiaJiva

Thursday 1.30pm
Friday 12.00
Saturday 11 am
Sunday 4.30pm Closing Ceremony

Healing Power of Music and Chant Workshop

Friday 2.45 – 3.30pm
Saturday 4.45 – 5.30
Sunday 12.45 – 1.30pm

THE YOGA OF SACRED MUSIC’
Saturday July 19th, 3.30 – 5pm
@Yoga with Dana studio Gymea

‘THE WAY OF THE SACRED WARRIOR’
Wednesday August 6th, 10- 11am
A unique, experiential talk by Ron Ragel
@ Gnostic Forest, Chambers Place, Woy Woy

NEWCASTLE YOGATHON
Saturday August 16th, 9.30am
Newcastle Foreshore

TALK: THE YOGA OF SACRED MUSIC
September 11th, 7pm
@ ACROPOLIS, Suite 111, Level 1, 250 Pitt St. Sydney

MANTRA SOUNDS FESTIVAL
Saturday September 13th 4pm
INDIAJIVA WORKSHOP AND PERFORMANCE
Swami Sarasvati Retreat
183-185 Pitt Town Rd. Kenthurst Sydney

‘THE YOGA OF SACRED MUSIC’
Saturday September 20th 4.30 – 7pm
@ KMYoga, 26-30 Spring St. Bondi Junction

 

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