of oblates, sannyasis and friends


 3RD - 8TH DECEMBER 2018

"Deepening our Relationship"  

"Deepening Our Relationship with Shantivanam And Ashram Friends"


(starts on evening of the 3rd)

Opening and welcome

Celebration for Swami Abhishiktananda's Mahasamadhi Anniversary on the 7th Dec with invited guest André Mâge

Daily Programme schedule will be available on arrival


Talk on the spirit of the founders of Shantivanam by Fr Sebastian Thottipatt

The Jesus Prayer presented by Sr. Rose Pudukadan

 Spiritual transformation in inter religious dialogue – session with Andreas Reimers

Sister Stephanie shares her thoughts on the sacred syllable OM

Group yoga and Meditation sessions

 Kirtan singing with Marcos Monteiro and Zen Moraes

Sessions dedicated to community sharing


Visits to some temples and charitable places may be arranged


Separate bookings for pilgrimage below:

Pilgrimage to Thiruvanamalai Arunachala and Ramana Ashram- after gathering

(contact Michael at mjgiddings2002@yahoo.co.uk)


Separate bookings for retreat below:

Christmas Retreat at the Sivananda Ashram in Rishikesh, Dec. 24 to Jan. 2

(contact Zen Moraes zenmoraes@hotmail.com)

BOOKINGS: e-mail Tina at shantivanamoblates@gmail.com

GENERAL INFORMATION: e-mail Michael at mjgiddings2002@yahoo.co.uk


Those wishing to extend their stay may make arrangements to do so.
No charge for the gathering

Usual Donations for accommodation.

Donations towards the cost of travelling for invited guest

Bookings open until middle of November  -  Early booking would be much appreciated

Last minute bookings will be accepted if rooms are available.

Please contact Michael mjgiddings2002@yahoo.co.uk  for advice and information regarding travelling to Shantivanam and any special concerns about transport, accommodation, dietary needs etc. and for a tour of nearby spiritual sights/temples before/after the event.

For further information please visit http://oblatesofshantivanam.yolasite.com/ (click on CONTACT FAQ’s)


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