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Sivaratri Festival

Presented by Swami Vashistananda, Shakti RisingTuesday, February 13, 2018
6:00 pm–6:00 am

(flowers, fruits, and Prasad are Welcome)

Description

Celebrate this auspicious festival, the Great Night of Lord Siva, with a series of four pujas. Devotees perform sincere worship of Siva, the Lord of cosmic transformation and dance. Keep vigil all night. Chant kirtan until sunrise. Be uplifted and obtain countless blessings.  All night vigil, chanting, and celebration of Pure Consciousness in the form of Lord Siva. A once a year opportunity not to be missed. There will be 4 special Puja ceremonies throughout the night. We will conclude by 5am with a feast.   

Schedule

Tuesday, February 13th

  • 2-3pm Arrival
  • 3-5pm Yoga Class
  • 5pm Simple Vegetarian Dinner
  • 6pm 1st Siva Puja Ceremony
  • 9pm 2nd Siva Puja Ceremony
  • 12am 3rd Siva Puja Ceremony
  • 4am 4th Siva Puja Ceremony
  • 6am Refreshments

Arrival and Departure

Arrival: The course will begin at 7pm on Friday
Departure: The course will end at 2pm on Sunday

We encourage you to arrive by 4pm on Friday, making the most out of the afternoon by joining us for the Asana class and dinner. You are always welcome and encouraged to extend your stay to any length before or after the course. Please indicate your desired arrival and departure dates on your registration form.

What to Bring

Slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight, swim suit.

Registration

To Register for this course click the "Register" Button.

◻ STEP 1 - CREATE ONLINE USER ID AND PASSWORD
◻ STEP 2 - FILL OUT ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS
◻ STEP 3 - WILL ANYBODY JOIN YOU?
◻ STEP 4 - CHOOSE ACCOMMODATION OPTION
◻ STEP 5 - MAKE DEPOSIT AND PAY ONLINE WITH PAYPAL OR CREDIT CARD

Accommodation Prices and Photos

Tenting: $50/night

Om Cabins
 - Dorm: $65/night per person
 - Double: $85/night per person
 - Single: $130/night

Siva Cabins
 - Double: $120/night per person
 - Single: $170/night

Deluxe Shanti Cabins 
- Triple: $120/night per person
- Double: $160/night per person
- Single: $240/night
- Family of two: $280/night per family
- Family of three: $320/night per family

Accommodation Discounts: Seniors (60+) 10% & Students 10%

Click here for detailed information on accommodations


 

Swami Vashistananda

Swami Vashistananda comes from the Namboodri lineage in Southern India, Kerala. He was the personal priest of Swami Vishnudevananda and has been a long-time teacher of bhakti and vedanta in the Sivananda organization ever since. He has been at the Yoga farm since October 2014.

Shakti Rising

Shakti Rising is a Kirtan group from Mount Shasta.  They are led by harmonium player and lead kirtanist, Sahadev, who took the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Course in 1992, and has been in love with all aspects of yoga ever since. He currently teaches yoga classes and leads weekly kirtan and scripture study groups in Mount Shasta, CA.  He is also an audio and video recording engineer and offers PA sound system services in support of inspiring musicians and teachers.  Other members of the group are Mahalakshmi, Radha, Rudrani devi, Winterhawk. 

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