The first Meditation Retreat was organized at Sectorial Office, New York in October 2 and 3, 2016. This was the first meditation retreat that was organized at the New Sectorial Office in Melbourne Avenue, Flushing, NY. The retreat was very successful with 20 people including 8 WTs participating. Sadhana Shivir, Akhanda Kiirtana and classes took place.
The program started on Saturday morning. The chief guest was Brother Diliip ji, the director of World Yoga Community and he inaugurated the program. Onwards from 9:30 a.m. the program continued. In the whole day, everyone was enjoying Kiirtana and Sadhana, sattvik food and enjoyable environment. The following Sunday, Akhanda Kiirtana took place in the morning and in the afternoon Ac. Vimalananda Avt. gave class on Microvita. Dr. Ravi Kulkarni is a mathematics professor and founder of various educational institutions. He has taken much interest in the microvita theory and wants to establish a microvita research center in New York. He has taken decision that in April 2017 a microvita seminar will take place in New York City. A committee was formed to establish a microvita research centre. Dr. Ravi Kulkarni was made the chairman and further work on microvita will be taking place in the following months.
The meditation retreat was concluded with positive environment. Everybody expressed their interest that every month meditation retreats should take place in New York.