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The Contest for Promoting the Spiritual Values

As part of the International Congress with the theme "YOGA AND THE PLANETARY MILLENARY WISDOM 2008" there will be a contest for Promoting the Spiritual Values.This is a genuine spiritual test with three parts:

a) Hatha Yoga contest:
• 3 asana-s will be checked for the correctitude of the execution, proper focus of the mind and the transformation of the inner state according to the effects produced by the asanas in the microcosm of the practitioner. The results will be measured from 1-70, the best will be marked 70 points.
The asanas are:
1. Shirshasana
2. Padmasana
3. Vajrasana
 
• 3 asanas will be performed correctly for as long time as possible, proving thus a genuine practice in Hatha Yoga. The best time will be marked 70, second best will be marked 46 and 3rd best will be marked 23. 
The asanas are:
1. Chakrasana
2. Vrishikasana
3. Mayurasana
 
b) Subtle perception contest:
• The participants have to perceive correctly the state which will be manifested as a subtle energetic field in the contest, using a musical background. There will be 3 tests of 10 minutes and the participants will have to choose the state perceived out of the 10 fallowing states: courage, compassion, love, innocence, spiritual aspiration, enthusiasm, happiness, humbleness, self confidence, creative intelligence.
• Perceiving correctly will give 70 points. Maximum points to be gained in this contest is 210.

c) The intelligence contest:
• The participants have to answer correctly at 3 intelligent questions. Each of them will be marked 70 points. Maximum points to be gained in this contest is 210.

d) The reward ceremony:
• The winner of The Contest for Promoting the Spiritual Values will be the one accumulating the biggest amount of points.
• The rewards for the best yogis are:
o First Prize: 750 euro and a holiday of 30 days in Costinesti in the yogi ashram, having accommodation and food for free.
o Second Prize: 500 euro and a holiday of 14 days in Costinesti in the yogi ashram, having accommodation and food for free.
o Third Prize: 250 euro and a holiday of 7 days in Costinesti in the yogi ashram, having accommodation and food for free.
o 10 Honorable Mentions of 100 euro each.