David Frawley speaks on Sivananda Yoga
Raghu Ram'ji speaks on Yoga for Global consciousness
The Yoga Farm celebrates many Holidays both western and eastern. This is a time for many guests to come together and be in the positive uplifting energy of the ashram. There will be a $30 surcharge on accommodations during all the major holidays - Easter, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Holiday. 4th of July and Labor Day have separate tuitions for those attending the symposiums. If not paying for the symposium then the surcharge does apply.
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Christmas & New Year
- Chinese (Lunar) New Year
- Sivaratri - all night vigil and chanting in honor of Lord Siva
- Buddha Purnima - full moon celebration of the Lord Buddha
- Master Swami Sivananda Mahraj Mahasamadhi Day - commemorating the final liberation of the great Master
- Guru Purnima - full moon celebration honoring all gurus
- Krishna Jayanti - celebrating the birthday of Sri Krishna
- Ganesha Chaturti - celebrating the birthday of Ganesh, the remover of obstacles
- Navaratri - 9 night celebration of the Divine Mother
- Diwali - Festival of Lights
- Swami Vishnudevananda Mahasamadhi - celebrating the final liberation of the Yoga Farm's founder
- Swami Vishnudevananda's Birthday (December 31)
The Yoga Farm hosts many Special Guests throughout the year. They are some of the most accomplished teachers in Yogic Sciences, Ayurveda, Kirtan, and Creative & Performing Arts.
Lunar New Year
Saturday, January 28, 2017
8:00 –10:00 pm
Lunar New Year is the auspicious start to the new year of 13 lunar cycles and is or has historically been observed as the start to the new year in many cultures, particularly throughout Asia.
Easter Weekend: Yoga and Sacred Healing
4:00 PM Friday, April 14 –
2:00 PM Monday, April 17, 2017
Find out the root causes of disease and learn to switch to yogic and ayurvedic helpful attitudes and lifestyles that will prevent disease and keep you young and healthy.
Sunday, April 30, 2017
8:00 –10:00 pm
Sankaracharya Jayanti is the celebration of the birth and the works of Adi Sankaracharya. Sri Sankaracharya is recognized as the foremost among the master-minds and the giant souls which Mother India has produced. He was the expounder of the Advaita philosophy.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
8:00 –10:00 pm
Description Buddha Purnima, reverentially, the most important day for the followers of Buddhism, commemorates Lord Buddha's enlightenment in 588 B.C and also his attainment of the highest of spiritual goals, 'Nirvana' in Bodh Gaya and 'Parinirvana' (or "final cessation") in Kushinagara. Alternatively called Buddha Jayanti, this day consecrates the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha who was born in Lumbini, Nepal. As the name itself suggests, Buddha...
Vedic Counseling Course - Memorial Day Weekend
Swami Sitaramananda, Komilla Sutton
12:00 PM Friday, May 26 –
12:00 PM Monday, May 29, 2017
Please join us this Memorial Day Weekend for this special course taught by Swami Sitaramananda and Komilla Sutton on Vedic Counseling.
Music Concert with G. S. Sachdev, Master of the Bansuri flute
G.S. Sachdev, Ravi Gutala
Saturday, May 27, 2017
8:00 –10:00 pm
Please join us for an evening of classical Bansuri (traditional Indian Bamboo Flute) music with world renowned Bansuri master musician G.S. Sachdev.
Music Concert and Workshop with Atmaramdas
Saturday, June 17 – Monday, June 19, 2017
Experience beautiful devotional singing and jubilant Kirtan with Atmarama dasa in his upcoming performance.Â Prepare to be uplifted and deeply moved during an evening of music made to praise and glorify God, Lord Krishna.
18th Vedic Astrology Conference: Exploring the Inner Journey through Yoga and Jyotisha
4:00 PM Saturday, July 1 –
2:00 PM Wednesday, July 5, 2017
This year we welcome back Sanjay and Sarbani Rath. Â They last visited the Sivananda Yoga Farm in 2014Â whenÂ Sanjay inspired and awed the audience with his intuitive knowledge and powerful words. Â This year he will focus on the topic of AdhyÄtma which refers to the Supreme Spirit.
Guru Purnima Celebration - special full moon Guru puja
Sunday, July 9 – Monday, July 10, 2017
Guru Purnima is the celebration of the Guru, or spiritual teacher. On this day, we will honor our Gurus, Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnu-devananda with chanting of their names, telling stories of their lives and a special ceremony (Guru puja) to honor the tradition they uphold.
Swami Sivananda Mahasamadhi Day
Friday, July 14, 2017
On this day, we celebrate the Mahasamadhi of Sri HH Swami Sivananda Saraswati of Rishikesh, India. We will hold Akhanda Kirtan (3 hours continuos chanting) in the Brahma Vidya Yoga Hall of His name, show a video of His life and celebrate with a Guru puja (ceremony) in the evening at 8pm. Prasad (sweet foods for offering) and donations are welcome.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The birth of Lod Krishna is believed to be symbolic of our imprisonment in worldly illusions, where He took birth with us and led us to salvation and peace, vanquishing all evils depicted by Kansa in the story. Â
Ganesha Chaturthi Celebration
Friday, August 25, 2017
Come celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is a popular God, seen as the God of Wisdom, the bringer of luck and the clearer of obstacles.
Swami Vishnudevananda Mahasamadhi and Jalasamadhi
Thursday, November 9 – Saturday, November 11, 2017
For these 3 days, we will honor Swami Vishnu-devananda with pujas, chanting of His names, kirtan and telling stories of His life. We will also show a video about His boundary-breaking peace missions. Donations, flowers, prasads are welcome and encouraged.