The MUKTI Project was established in 1998 by the Traditional Yoga Association® to support the education and care of impoverished and endangered children and women in India. We donate to several projects, including:• Karm Marg, a home for street children near Delhi, that is led by the children themselves and provides holistically for their education and care.
• Sukhsandhya, a home for older women who are given rufuge from living on the street by Maher, the largest shelter in India for battered women and their children.
• Charities for homeless people in the UK.
Prize winners and winning ticket 2016 :
Garuda takes its name from an Indian mythological sacred bird that can change shape according to its function. It’s inspired a more intelligent and intuitive way to exercise the body.
Combining the spirituality, pranayama and asana practice of Yoga, the core strength and focus of pilates and the balletic grace of dance, the Garuda method is the answer to many people’s quest for a stronger, more flexible, toned body. For more details see www.thegaruda.net
The prize of £1,000 of Garuda training includes teacher training and public and private classes (limited to two with James D’Silva) but does not include Bootcamp or Apparatus Teacher Training.
Retail value: £1,000
6 hour one-to-one documentary making workshop with award-winning film maker Simon Chambers. Simon has won many awards for his documentaries which have been shown internationally and on BBC and Channel 4. For the Mukti Lottery 2016 he will provide a workshop uniquely tailored to the Prize winner's needs - whether it be learning the best way to film an up-coming event or how to brush up on your film making techniques.
Simon teaches at the National Film and Television School, the most prestigious film school in the world. The time you spend with Simon could be a single session at your house or chosen location/event, or 2 x three hour sessions which will be divided between shooting and editing. Complete beginners are welcome.
Please note: the location of the session is limited to within a 100 mile radius of London. If you live outside a 100 mile radius of London the winner would need to travel to London for the session(s). Any additional expenses incurred will be the responsibility of the prize winner.
Equipment will be provided or you can use your own.
Monetary value of prize : £1,000
1 X Special Edition Bhagavad Gita printed by Srinivas Fine Arts Pvt. Ltd.
This illustrated edition of the celebrated Bhagavad Gita was 7 years in the making. Paper was meticulously pressed to give an embossed feel. Families who had worked as artists for generations were employed in the illustrations. The book comes in a protective box ~ itself beautifully illustrated ~ and both accompanied by a wooden stand with copper inlay.Retail value : £590
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Advocating luxury craftsmanship, diptyques’s containers are unique and elegant, demonstrating the art of “handmade”. The large scented candle in earthenware was made in the famous Virebent pottery (South of France). In order to unleash the perfect effect, the candle is blend of first-class waxes specifically amalgamated and then assessed when hot and cold by wax experts.
Retail value : £250
Lunch or dinner for two at the Sexy Fish restaurant in Berkeley Square, London up to the value of £200. Please be aware that we do not offer change or credit if the meal costs less than £200.
Sexy Fish is an Asian fish and seafood restaurant located on the South East corner of Berkeley Square, Mayfair.
Retail value: £200
Two tickets for an arsenal home game in either the 2016 season or 2017 to be arranged at the discretion of the donor.
Arsenal Football Club is one of most successful teams in the history of English football and remain consistent performers in the Barclays Premier League see www.arsenal.com
Retail value : £180
Hair Make over at Michael Van Clarke with one of his award winning team. Includes Diamond Dry Hair Cut TM, 3 More Inches product gift set and Lunch.
Voted Best UK Salon and a firm favourite of the style cognoscenti, Michael Van Clarke is located in London's hip and happening urban village of Marylebone in London.
Retail value : £150
Dancers from English National Ballet perform in Derek Deane’s critically acclaimed production of Swan Lake. The production caused a sensation at its world premiere in 1997 and has since been enjoyed by over 500,000 people, captivating audiences worldwide.
True love triumphs over evil in this powerful story set to Tchaikovsky’s memorable score played by the English National Ballet Philharmonic. With 60 swans, stunning costumes and sensational lighting, experience a choreographic kaleidoscope as the Royal Albert Hall is transformed into a magical lake for this unrivalled dance event.
Retail Value : £130
£100 in Waitrose vouchers
Retail Value : £100
Aubaine is a true blend of cosmopolitan style and French cuisine. Combining the elegance of a Parisian salon with the relaxed ambience of a Provençal bistro Aubaine serves both simplicity and style.
Superb food, urban yet rustic interiors and personable service give Aubaine an air of relaxed sophistication and an aura of chic. Evolving from the quest to find perfect French bread in London Aubaine still holds true to its philosophy of simple luxury: “simplicité c'est beauté”.
Retail Value : £100
Juicy Couture leather Vanity case and products
Retail value : £80
Champagne Lanson has been crafting champagne for over 250 years. Renowned for its mouthwateringly crisp, pure style Champagne Lanson is the perfect start to any occasion.
Retail value : £25
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