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  • Tent - Bring Your Own – $400.00
  • Tent - Ashram Provided – $475.00
  • Om Cabin - Shared – $475.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $800.00
  • Siva Cabin - Shared – $750.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $1,000.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $750.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $1,350.00
  • (All prices include $150.00 base amount)

All options include 2 vegetarian meals, 2 yoga classes, and 2 satsangs.


Arrival & Departure

Arrival: Check-in time is 2:00pm. We encourage you to arrive by 4:00pm for the Asana class. Dinner is at 6:00pm and there will be a Welcoming Orientation at 7:00pm followed by Satsang at 8:00pm.

Departure: Check-out time is 12:00pm. You are welcome to stay in the ashram for the rest of the afternoon even after checking out of your room.

Location:
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

Address
14651 Ballantree Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95949 USA

Contact
[email protected]
(530) 272-9322

What to Bring:
slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight. All books and materials are available in our boutique.

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Bhakti Yoga: Emotions to Love

with Swami Vashistananda

August 18 - 23, 2019

Description

The term Bhakti comes from the root ‘Bhaj’, which means ‘to be attached to God’. Bhakti is love for love’s sake.  The path of Bhakti appeals particularly to a those of an emotional nature. The Bhakti Yogi is motivated chiefly by the power of love and sees God as the embodiment of love. Through prayer, worship and ritual the devotee surrenders to God, channeling and transmuting his/her emotions into unconditional love or devotion. Chanting or singing the praises of God form a substantial part of Bhakti Yoga.

The course offers you a foundation in the philosophy and techniques of this ancient and heart-based tradition.  You will be supported in cultivating your capacity to be a joy-filled vessel of Divine wisdom.  The program is an invitation to nurture your own bhakti yoga practice share the blessings of this devotional path in a loving and supportive community.

Daily Schedule

6-8am        Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and lecture
8-10am     Beginners Yoga Class
10am         Brunch
11am         Karma Yoga
1-2:30pm  Bhakti Workshop
3-4pm        Free Time and Nature walks
4-6pm        Open Yoga Class
6pm           Dinner
7-8pm        Chantig / Free Time
8-10pm      Satsang: meditation, chanting and lecture

Teacher

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