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Darshan Lotichius

About Darshan Lotichius

Darshan is a long time friend and active member of our Ananda Dallas family. This year marks his fourth annual visit to Dallas to teach and share inspiration. Jan Lotichius was born in Holland, in 1960. In 1985 he met Swami Kriyananda in Italy who gave him the spiritual name Darshan and since then, as a member of Ananda Sangha, the spiritual movement founded by Kriyananda, and as an active practitioner of the meditation techniques brought to the West by the great Master from India, Paramhansa Yogananda, Darshan has been experimenting with integrated ways of applying spirituality to every field of social life. In 1992 he founded the Ananda Rome center which he co-directed for several years. Darshan has graduated in Italian and French literature at the Amsterdam and Rome universities and in music and violin at the Bari conservatory. He is a creative writer and choir director. In the late eighties he read Kriyananda’s book Education for Life and since then he has tried to integrate this approach to child education in his many actitivities with children, both as a teacher and a father. Darshan is a founding member of the Living Wisdom School Assisi which he co-directed for three years. He has conducted many summer camps at the Ananda Assisi community and is currently expanding his activities to Holland and America.

Darshan visits Dallas Jan 5 – Feb 2

Our dear friend, Darshan Lotichius, Ananda minister, lightbearer and talented musician and teacher, will be with us for another extended visit. He will be leading classes, services, and events while sharing the joy of living the teachings of Self-Realization. Check our full calendar … Continue reading

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Families for a New Tomorrow Retreat Day

Sunday, January 20 2:00 – 7:00 pm Join us for an afternoon/eve introducing families to the principles of Education for Life through yoga games and activities – some of which will be preparation for a presentation at  our Joyful Arts … Continue reading

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Storytelling Workshop with Darshan

Saturday, January 26  1:30 – 5:30 pm Back by popular demand, Darshan returns to share another storytelling workshop! Even if you have taken a storytelling workshop by Darshan before, this one will be longer with additional “creative” twists! 

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Joyful Arts Festival

January 27th, 2019 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Join us for an evening of music, dance and theater and delicious food hosted by the families of Ananda Dallas! This is a fundraiser for the family ministry and Darshan’s visit.

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