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Himalayan Heritage to Houston

Yoga, Vedanta, Meditation, Fine Arts & Dharma


His Holiness Swami Vidyadhishananda Visits Houston

September 16th - October 3rd 2018



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Experience Serene Divinity and Sublime Wisdom

Join us as we welcome Himalayan monk and meditation master, His Holiness Swami Vidyadhishananda, to Houston for his return visit to the area. Embrace authentic spiritual teachings and meditation practices during discourses and fellowships.

A highlight of the visit is a one of a kind benefit event, Sattwadharman, to be held on 29th September. During this enchanting evening of art and culture His Holiness will share the Nonprofit’s breakthrough projects, including children’s education in India. Enjoy a healing Ayurvedic dinner and participate in a silent auction of exquisite Indic art.



Yogi, Mystic & Saintly Scholar

His Holiness is a Himalayan monk of the ancient Vedanta order, who is a kriyāyogi and a meditation master from the combined heritage of rishi sages and nāth yogis. He was awarded the degree of Mahāmahopādhyāy (DLitt et Phil) by the university system in India due to his scholarly and meditative interpretation of Sanskrit literature.

Shaped by the rugged yet enchanting Himalayan terrain, His Holiness brings us the sublime peace of the mountains. He teaches cardinal philosophies of Vedanta, Sankhya and Yoga with exquisite clarity and initiates seekers into Himalayan meditation techniques. He is the spiritual founder of Self Enquiry Life Fellowship and head of the Hansavedas Mission.




Schedule of Events

Sept 19 & 22 events are free, but registration is required.


Wednesday, 19 Sept | 6:30pm

Four Paths of Higher Yoga

Traditional meditation methods of mantra-yoga, laya-yoga, haṭha-yoga and rāja-yoga

Pralaya Yoga Studio
2303 Dunlavy Street, Houston, TX

Saturday, 22 Sept | 6:00pm

Himalayan Siddha Secrets of Longevity & Vitality

Unlocking the formula of meditation, prāņāyāma, kāyākalpa, stem cells & oxygen

India House
8888 W Bellfort Blvd, Houston, TX

Wednesday, 26 Sept | 7:00pm

Practising Dharma in the Face of Modernism

Principles of dharma that are useful to tackle the challenges of our modern technological age

Char Dham Temple
8044 College Park Dr, The Woodlands, TX

Saturday, 29 Sept | 4:00pm

Sattwadharman Benefit & Art Auction

Keynote Address by His Holiness – Ayurvedic Dinner – Silent Auction of Sacred Indic Art

VPSS Vallabh Hall
11715 Bellfort Village Dr, Houston, TX



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Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Please call our Houston volunteers at 281-410-8102 or email houston@hansavedas.org

Are these events free?

Our two events on 19th & 22nd September are free, but pre-registration is required. Heartfelt donations are deeply appreciated. The Benefit event on 29th September is a ticketed event, with the option to purchase individual tickets or a table.

How can I support this visit?

Support in the form of volunteering or donations is deeply appreciated. If you are interested in volunteering please contact houston@hansavedas.org. If you would like to offer your financial support or sponsorship we can accept donations by check, cash or credit card. You may offer donations in-person at any of the events or you can add donations to your event registration(s). Community support makes it possible for us to host His Holiness in Houston! Thank you in advance!

Can I bring my children?

In general, the events may be difficult for children as the discourses require silence in the room. The event at India House on 22nd Sept may be suitable for children who are comfortable remaining seated and silent.

Can I personally greet His Holiness and receive blessings?

Yes, at both events on 19th & 22nd September there will be greeting/darshan lines where you can individually receive blessings from His Holiness.

What do I do if I have a question for His Holiness?

If you have a spiritual question for His Holiness we recommend writing to our main office email account at quest@hansavedas.org. There will also be notecards available at all of the events so you can write your question and contact details on a card. Nonprofit volunteers will be available to take your notecard questions at each event for later follow-up.

How do I learn more about the Nonprofit and His Holiness?

Visit the homepage of our website at hansavedas.org to read more.


Explore & Learn More

Read a selection of articles by His Holiness and our staff/volunteer writers
to explore the teachings and learn about special projects and announcements.