News of Homa Therapy in Australasia – May 2014

3 Day Live–in Agnihotra Teacher Training Australia

Vyahruti Homa at 10am, 12pm and 3pm

In February this year we held our first Australasian Agnihotra Teacher Training course at Om Shree Dham, Homa Therapy Centre in the Hunter Valley NSW.

There are many people desirous of sharing Agnihotra with others but invariably we find that they struggle with how to describe Agnihotra often ending up using terms such as ceremony, ritual or Indian practice. And then suddenly the gift of environmental healing for all ends up reaching a very limited audience.

In response to the need we put together a 3 day live-in course that we will conduct yearly. We are not talking about Homa Therapy Teacher Training, a much larger field of knowledge and application and which has very specific requirements such as a commitment to an Ahimsa lifestyle (practice of harmlessness) which includes vegetarianism and other subtle requirements. We are talking simply about assisting others to confidently share Agnihotra in the way Shree Vasant taught us – primarily as a universal environmental healing tool from the ancient knowledge base of Ayurveda.

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News of Homa Therapy in Australasia – June 2013

Homa Therapy Centre and Homa Organic farm in the Hunter Valley, NSW

chia and butterfly
for Nature – Homa Chia and butterfly

In the first 3 months of 2013 we were blessed with many visitors: Bruce Johnson and Anne Godfrey Homa Therapists from Tapovan India landed here for a well deserved rest, two Homa helpers, Taylor Logsdon from Canada and Maryann Billian from the US flew in to give us a hand, long time Australian Agnihotri, Karuna Coleman made the massive decision to live at Om Shree Dham for an indefinite period and Kel Wilson, first ever Australian Agnihotri, could not resist visiting twice to bask in the transformational Homa atmosphere.

We also had many people staying for a while as paying guests to be in Homa atmosphere and others as work exchange. This short but very sweet experience of Homa life style was full of astounding inner shifts for all.

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News of Homa Therapy in Australasia – June 2012

Agnihotra in New Zealand Workshop Tour Nov 2011

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Workshop in small rural community, Awhitu, Nth of Auckland

Lee & Frits travelled through the Nth & Sth Island of NZ teaching Homa Therapy.
There were big crowds and small but overall lots of people took up Agnihotra and it feels now like Homa Therapy is truly established in NZ. Fifteen workshops were organised and 4 more were spontaneously added to the itinerary. We also had 4 radio interviews and 2 or 3 newspaper articles published.

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News of Homa Therapy in Australasia – July 2011

Ralph and Sushi Ballard Warburton Victoria

In April and June 2011, Lee Ringma conducted Agnihotra workshops in Melbourne. Dr Ralph and wife, Sushi Ballard sponsored two workshops at their beautiful property in Warburton. We had the mutual feeling that Warburton was a sacred place of mountains and healing water and that the nature was calling for the protection and rejuvenation of Agnihotra.

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Agnihotra Australasia Newsletter – March 2011

Homa Therapy presentation in Malaysia
Frits and Lee presenting Homa Organic Farming at the Agri-Business Conference

Homa Therapy Teaching Tours to Malaysia 2009/2010

At the invitation of Mr Alan Yong and Mr Wong, 3 successful Agnihotra/Homa Therapy Teaching tours have taken place in Malaysia with public talks organized in most major Cities and visits to various Organic farms.

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Agnihotra Australasia Newsletter – July 2008

Satsang at Om Shree Dham
Sunday Satsang at Om Shree Dham with healing Fire and meditation, devotional singing and vegetarian feast.

Many International and Australian Wwoofers help at OSD Many Wwoofers from different continents have stayed with us and taken Agnihotra back to their home country. Taylor from Canada stayed with us for 4 months helping Frits with building, doing cow dung duty, feeding the cows, gardening etc. He took up Agnihotra and contributed to our daily Om Tryambakam Yajnya as well. He is now back in Canada working on an Organic farm and introducing Agnihotra to his hosts. We miss him dearly.

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