The SWAN Blog

February 5, 2016
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Spiritual Meaning of Christmas

Spiritual Meaning of Christmas Celeberating Christmas and New Year with a Yoga Retreat in Goa Christmas is known to all men the world over historically as the memorable day of the birth of Jesus, the […]
February 1, 2016

The Traveller

The Traveller' wrote to us one day with faith, trust and lots of ideas in his mind. We greeted and wrote back to him, “Hari Om... Come to our house and be our guest”. Then the day came when he arrived home. Our brothers met him at the gate, our family welcomed him at the reception with a warm tea and a smile. He smiled back at us with hope and apprehension.
January 30, 2016

Qualifications of a Karma Yogi

A Karma Yogi should be absolutely free from lust, greed, anger and egoism. Even if there are traces of these Doshas, he should try to remove them. He should not expect any kind of fruits […]
January 29, 2016

Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali

Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali  The Sanskrit word Ashtanga is a combination of two words  “Ashta + anga” . “Ashta” means Eight and “Anga” means limbs so the literal meaning of this word is the eight […]
January 28, 2016

Margret’s Blog – Harry and his Torch !!

Harry and the torch Some of you may know about Harry and his little torch (the bottom picture shows it about to meet its inevitable fate). You may know that he found it at some […]
December 6, 2015

“A great place for meditation and yoga in Goa” TripAdvisor Review of SWAN by Beja from Madrid, Spain

“A great place for meditation and yoga in Goa” TripAdvisor Review of SWAN by Beja from Madrid, Spain At the end of last year I started my search for a place where I could do […]
November 21, 2015

Rachel Stuck- Abu Yogini writes about her experience at SWAN yoga retreat goa.

Rachel Stuck writes about her experience at yoga retreat in Goa. Impermanence stuck its tongue out at me the following morning while I groggily packed my bags and pouted because I was tired. I then […]
November 20, 2015
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James writing about his experience at SWAN !!

James writing about his experience at SWAN Personal experience of living in an Indian Yoga Ashram in Goa India. Hari Om SWAN: 9 days in the clouds So I’ve just came off the back of […]
October 29, 2015
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Ashram Lifestyle

Ashram Lifestyle A glimpse into the life of a yoga ashram in Goa, India Before we start looking into the area of “Ashram Lifestyle” it is important to understand what Ashram means. Ashram is a […]