NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENTS

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Rev. Fr. Dominic Vas, OCD
Director and Programme Coordinator

Fr. Rathan Almeida, OCD
Dean of Studies

Fr. Arun Bennis, OCD
Bursar

NEWS / HIGHLIGHTS

Silver Convocation of Dhyanavana
On Sunday, March 20th, Dhyanavana, International Institute of Spirituality, Mysore, celebrated the Silver Jubilee of the Diploma course. The Convocation ceremony was held in the evening. Dhyanavana is an International institute of Spirituality affliated both to Teresianum pontifical university Rome as well as to the university of Mysore through St. Philomenas college Mysore. Dhynavana offers 9monthe diploma course in Holistic Spirituality as well as 3 months and 6 months certificate courses. Further during the summer holidays we also organize many short courses and retreats. The first Dhyanavana diploma course was started in 1977. Thereafter every year between 50-60 participants attend this diploma course. On March 20th in the Morning Bishop Emeritus Thomas Vazhapilly celebrated the thanksgiving mass after which he distributed the Term paper of the participants. In the evening Bishop K A William presided over the Convocation function, released the jubilee Souvenir and gave away the Diploma certificates to the course Participants. In his message Bishop William referred to the recent document of Pope Francis where he emphasizes the real conversion which consists in our relationship with God, with the church, with the other Christians and with the people in the world.

Silver Jubilee Year : 25th year of the Diploma course in Holistic Spirituality
The 25th Diploma course in Holistic spirituality was inaugurated at Dhyanavana today, Sunday, July 4th 2021 during the Holy Eucharist. Fr John Sequeria ocd, Rector of Pushpashrama presided over the Holy mass and inaugurated the course. Frs. Dominic Vas, Ocd, Director; Fr. Rathan Almeida, ocd, Dean of Studies; and Fr. Arun bennis, ocd, Administrator concelebrated at the Eucharist. Dhyanavana, which means in Sanskrit a “meditation-garden” or better “the context of God experience”, is aesthetically and artistically designed to offer a healthy atmosphere and conducive facilities for the spiritual formation and renewal programme. Since 1997, this institute has been conducting the long term diploma course of nine months and other Short-term courses throughout the year, attended so far by over 6000 religious men and women from India and abroad. More than 35 courses are offered on various subjects by specialised professors throughout the year, such as Biblical Spirituality, Formation to Integral human maturity, Psycho-spiritual maturity and emotional healing, spiritual life in Theology, Sacraments, Prayer and Mysticism, Comparative Religious Spirituality and Theology of Religious life.

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The Church in India today is buoyant with life and vibrant with activity. The presence of so many young men and women accepting God’s call to be consecrated priests and committed religious is a sure sign of its vitality. The world today is eagerly looking for authentic paradigms of Christian holiness, and the universal Church today depends someway on the Indian Church for convinced, qualified and committed religious for witnessing and furthering of Christ’s worldwide mission.

DHYANAVANA
Dhyanavana, which in Sanskrit means a ‘meditation-garden’ or better ‘the context of God experience’, is esthetically and artistically designed to offer a healthy atmosphere and conducive facilities for the spiritual formation and renewal programme. Since 1997, this institute has been conducting the long-term diploma course of nine-months and other short-term courses throughout the year, attended so far by over 5000 religious men and women from India and abroad.

DHYANAVANA, INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SPIRITUALITY (Affiliated to the Pontifical Institute of Spirituality ‘Teresianum’, Rome)

Address: Rev. Dr. Dominic Vas OCD, Director DHYANAVANA, R.S. Naidu Nagar, Mysore - 570 007, Karnataka State, India
Telephone: 0821 – 2492623; Mobile Number: 90086 03388
E-mail: dhyanavana@gmail.com / dhyanavana@yahoo.co.in / dhyanavana@rediffmail.com Website: www.dhyanavana.com


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