Surfing Swami

Surfing Swami: The Great Beginning

Published on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 18:31

Jack Hebner, can rightly be called the man behind the surfing movement in India. Surf and dive with his thoughts What brought you to India for surfing? originally, i came to india in the 1970s in search for spiritual knowledge. as i began travelling around
i discovered that there are many great surf spots
in india. on my next trip from the USa, i brought some surfing equipment and started surfing. for the first few years i was completely alone while surfing in india, now 35 years later there are hundreds of surfers and the growth potential seems unlimited.

India discovers the joys of surfing

Published on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 20:47

Five thousand miles of coastline and not a surfboard in sight – but that's all changing thanks to the Surfing Swamis. Born under the technical and spiritual guidance of a former American surfer turned swami named Jack Hebner, the group last year set up theSurfing Federation of India (SFI) and has just organised the first Indian Surfing Festival in Orissa state on the other side of the peninsula.

Surfing in India gets spiritual boost

Published on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 15:10

Surfing India article in surfertoday.com. In India, riding waves is more than a sport. Surfing is a new form of spiritual meditation for the new generation of "swami surfers". India is slowly exploring the potential of its 7500 kilometres of coastline and surfing waves is the perfect joint-venture between the two worlds: physical exercise and religion.

India: Devoted to Surf

Published on Thu, 03/04/2010 - 14:10

The surfboard hanging over the dining room door painted with the words "Om Sweet Om" epitomises the relaxed spirituality practised in this ashram. This is no brainwashing cult, just a group of devout, spiritual surfers who are keen to share their way of life.