The Japa Experience

2020

    |  HH Romapada Swami  |  

HG Vatsal Das | HG Radha Krishna Das | HG Shyamasundara Das

HG Gurubhakti Devi Dasi | HG Shatarupa Devi Dasi | HG Ram Das

POSTPONED (as of March 11, 2020)

STAY TUNED FOR RESCHEDULED DATES

⇒ Discover Your Relationship with the Holy Name ⇐

Set in the beautiful ISKCON of Houston temple, come and immerse yourself in a weekend of guided mantra meditation, live music and prayers.

The Japa Retreat is an immersive festival of the spirit where HH Romapada Swami, who have been avidly practicing this Bhakti tradition for the past 4 decades, lead us in finding our own connection to God.

 

Children’s Retreat

While you are participating in Japa Retreat, your child can attend a special retreat of their own and receive Krishna Consciousness message. The Children’s Retreat will include workshops and activities based on the teachings of Bhagavad Gita.

Please be sure to include child’s name and age in your registration.

HH Romapada Swami is a senior disciple of Srila Prabhupada, a Vedic scholar, and an initiating spiritual master in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). Having been an avid practitioner of this ancient bhakthi tradition for more than four decades, the Swami draws on life experiences to guide all of those seeking a spiritual path by hosting these retreats and creating programs to help inspire and transform the lives of thousands.

www.romapadaswami.com

More speakers: HG Syamasundara Das, HG Radha Krishna Das, HG Gurubhakti Devi Dasi, HG Vatsal Das

 

 

Because we wanted something that would encourage us to delve deeper into our spiritual practice, we have planned and coordinated workshops, music, meals, and events to inspire, nourish, and entertain.


♥Discover Your Relationship with the Holy Name♥

TBA

  • 6:00 to 6:50 pm – Meditative kirtan
  • 6:50 to 7 pm – Introduction to the Retreat’s Theme – HH Romapada Swami
  • 7 to 8:20 pm – “In the Beginning” – HH Romapada Swami
  • 8:20 to 8:50 pm – Evening Prasadam
                                                     

TBA

  • 4:30 am to 5 am – Mangala Aarti
  • 5 am to 7 am – Japa
  • 7 am to 7:45 am – Guru Puja & deity greeting – HG Vatsal Das
  • 7:45 am to 9:30 am – “Chanting from the Heart” – HH Romapada Swami
  • 9:30 am to 10:30 am – Breakfast
  • 10:30 am to 11 am – HG Shatarupa Devi Dasi
  • 11 am to 11:40 pm – ‘Sharing My Personal Chanting’ – HG Syamasundara Das
  • 11:40 pm to 12:20 pm – Bhajans by HG Vatsal Das
  • 12.20 pm to 1 pm – ‘Holy Name is a Person’ – HG Radha Krishna Das
  • 1 pm to 2 pm – Lunch prasadam/break
  • 2 pm to 2:30 pm – HG Ram Das
  • 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm – “Liminal Space” – HH Romapada Swami
  • 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm – Workshop – HG Guru Bhakti Devi Dasi
  • 4:30 pm to 5:40 pm – “Acquiring Taste for the Name” – HH Romapada Swami
  • 5:40 pm to 6 pm – Sankalp & preparing for 64-round day – HH Romapada Swami & HG Gurubhakti Devi
  • 6 pm to 7 pm – Dinner prasadam
  • 7 pm to 9 pm – Nama Yajna (Kirtan: HG Vatsal Das)


TBA

  • 4:30 am to 5 am – Mangala Aarti
  • 5 am to 7 am – Japa (64-rounds day)
  • 7 am to 7:45 am – Guru Puja & deity greeting – HG Vatsal Das
  • 7:45 am to 8:30 am – “Flickering Mind” – HH Romapada Swami
  • 8:30 am to 9:30 am – 64-rounds / Mauna Vrata
  • 9:30 am to 10.30 am – Breakfast / Mauna Vrata (Honor prasadam in silence!)
  • 10:30 am to 1:30 pm – 64-rounds / Mauna Vrata
  • 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – Lunch prasadam (Honor prasadam in silence!)
  • 2:30 pm to 4:45 pm – 64-rounds/ Mauna Vrata
  • 3 pm to 4:30 pm – (who will not be completing 64 rounds) TKG Memorial room – HG Gurubhakti Devi
  • 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm – Sharing & Taking the Retreat Home-HH Romapada Swami & HG Vatsal Das
  • 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Aarti – Kirtan by HG Vatsal Das
  • 6 pm to 7 pm – Talk by HH Romapada Swami

 

(Note that all these activities require registration)

Our accommodations are part hotel, part devotee housing. Feel free to book a room or contact local loved ones. Slots will fill up fast, so make sure to secure your rooms at nearby hotels so you’ll never be far from the action.

THE FOLLOWING ARE SOME ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS.

  1. Sheraton Houston Brookhollow (3000 North Loop West, 77092) CHECK AVAILABILITY
  2. Courtyard Houston Brookhollow (2504 North Loop West, 77092) CHECK AVAILABILITY
  3.  Springhill Suites Houston Brookhollow (2750 North Loop West, 77092) CHECK AVAILABILITY
  4. Rodeway Inn & Suites (Hwy 290 NW, 4760 Sherwood Ln,  77092) CHECK AVAILABILITY

For more information or any questions about the retreat please email us at: japahouston@iskconhouston.org

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Please Complete both form and payment in order to complete the registration process!

Children 5 and below are free.

***Please note that there are NO REFUNDS***