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Science of the Siddhis

Cosponsored Event

Science of the Siddhis

Exploring Yogic Perfections

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 6:00 AM –
Sunday, May 6, 2012, 10:00 PM (All times are local to the event.)

Presenter
Dean Radin, PhD
Sponsor
Sivananda Ashram
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat
Paradise Island
Nassau BS

Join Dean Radin for a retreat in the Bahamas with the Sivananda Ashram. Ancient Yogic texts such as Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, describe extraordinary mental powers, or siddhis, associated with advanced meditative practice, such as telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, and psychokinesis. These phenomena do not fit easily into the modern scientific worldview, and as such, are often dismissed as fantasy. However, for over a century, scientists have been testing the siddhis and have reached scientific proof of their existence.


Dean Radin, PhD, is Senior Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Psychology at Sonoma State University. Experimentally probing the far reaches of human consciousness for decades, principally hypnosis and psychic (or "psi") phenomena, he has concluded that some psychic abilities are genuine, and as such, there are important aspects of the prevailing scientific worldview that are seriously incomplete.


Cost & Registration:
This is a Yoga Vacation Program. For Yoga Vacation rates and further details, please see the Registration Page.

Arrival and Departure:
You are welcome to stay with the Ashram for the whole duration of any Yoga Vacation Program, or for a longer or shorter stay according to your own schedule.

What to bring:
Casual comfortable clothes, yoga mat, meditation cushion, meditation shawl, toiletries, slip-on sandals, clothing for warm days and cool mornings/evenings, rainwear, flashlight, insect repellent, alarm clock, travel mug/tumbler, water bottle, sunscreen, beach towel and bathing suit, snorkeling equipment. For tent space only: bring your own tent, bedding, and towels.

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