Himalayan Dawn Newsletter March, 2008

March 2008


Welcome to the first issue of Himalayan Dawn,
the newsletter of Hym-La, Himalayan Yoga
Meditation Society of Los Angeles. 

In this introductory issue, you will find two
articles, one about the power yogis cultivate, by Swami Veda Bharati, and the second, a poem, written during an extended silence retreat, by Randall Krause.

You will also find information about our Full-moon World Group Meditations, which you can join simply by meditating at the appointed time, along with an invitation to join Randall Krause, our Director, to sit together for the March meditation.

We are happy to announce that Swami Veda
Bharati will be visiting Los Angeles during
the first week of March, details in this issue.


Power and Yoga
 by Swami Veda Bharati
Swami Veda Bharati is the rarest of gems.
Raised in a Sanskrit speaking family,
he has taught the ancient Indian traditions
continuously for nearly 60 years.

A direct disciple of the great Himalayan Yogi
Swami Rama Bharati, Swami Veda is a meditation guide,
scholar, author, sage, and a man of immense
kindness, knowledge, insight and wisdom.  In this article, Swami Veda tells what power a yogi cultivates.

Read the article

Song from Silence
Photograph of Randall Krause by Randall Krause
Randall Krause is a registered Yoga Teacher and has been practicing yoga-meditation for 20 years.  He is a member of the Senior Faculty of the Himalayan Yoga Meditation Teachers Training program and has taught yoga in the USA, Europe, and Asia. Randall is Director of Hym-La and a Certified Life Coach.
In 2003, Randall did an extended silent meditation retreat at the Himalayan Yoga Meditation community in Rishikesh, India, and this poem flowed out of of his mind during this time.

Read the poem

Swami Veda Visits Los Angeles  
March 5-9, 2008
Swami Veda will be the keynote speaker at SYTAR, the conference of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. There will also be a Himalayan Yoga Meditation booth in the conference hall. Come visit and hear Swami Veda Bharati.
Click here for conference schedule and fees

For further information, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Full-Moon World Group Meditation  
Join Swami Veda and our world community for meditation every full moon!

Read about the Full-moon meditations

When are the Full-moon meditations?

Would you like to meet in a small group for the Full-moon Meditation March 21?  If so, send an email with your phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we'll contact you with information about the group.
In the near future, Hym-La will offer lectures on yoga in various locations, classes in meditation, and also a very special program
titled Yoga in Daily Life for those who want to learn and incorporate the wisdom and practices of the Himalayan Tradition into daily life.

We hope you enjoyed this issue and look forward to being with you in meditation.

Please see our website for our current offerings, readings, and other information.
Randall Krause
Hym-La Director


19 Dec 2021;
07:00PM - 08:00PM
Full Moon Meditation 2020