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  • Online – $120.00
  • Tent - Bring Your Own – $420.00
  • Om Cabin - Double – $1,000.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $680.00
  • Siva / Krishna Cabin - Double – $1,400.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $900.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Double – $2,160.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $1,240.00
  • (All prices include $120.00 base amount)


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 Vedanta Farm

Address: 14651 Ballantree Lane, Grass Valley, CA, USA

Contact:
[email protected]
5302729322

What to Bring:
slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, sitting cushion, water bottle, and flashlight. All books and materials are available to order from our online boutique. (we will not have yoga mat and cushions available so please bring your own)

Covid Policy: Please review our Covid-19 Policies before registering.

Registration: Registration is required at least 3 day before the start of the program. We will arrange an online video call with all guests once you register to review our covid policy.

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Onsite/Online Thanksgiving Retreat: Bhakti Yoga: Path to Blissful Union with the Supreme

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swamini Svatmavidyananda, Komilla Sutton, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT (Saraswati Devi), Pundit Samavedula, Swami Sankarananda and Swami Sivasankariananda

November 24 - 28, 2021

Onsite/Online Thanksgiving Retreat: Bhakti Yoga: Path to Blissful Union with the Supreme

Daily Schedule

* all times are listed in pacific time-zone
** Yoga Classes daily from 8-10 am & 4 – 6 pm
*** Vegetarian meals daily at 10 am & 6 pm

Wednesday, November 24
12 – 2 pm – ARRIVAL
2 – 3:30 pm – Katha Kirtan & Hanuman Chalisa with Radha Chaitanya
7:30 pm – Satsang: Consciousness of Union vs Separation and loneliness with Swami Sitaramananda

Thursday, November 25
6 – 7:30 am – Satsang: 9 Modes of Bhakti Yoga with Swami Sitaramananda
12 – 1:30 pm – Bhakti Yoga according to Bhagavad Gita with Swami Jnaneswariananda
2 – 3:30 pm – Positive Thinking & Emotions with Swami Dharmananda
7:30 pm – Satsang: Musical offering with Silvia Nakkach

Friday, November 26
6 – 7:30 am – Satsang: Narada Bhakti Sutras with Swamini Svatmavidyananda
12 – 1:30 pm – God’s Grace with Swami Sankarananda
2 – 3:30 pm – Meditation Workshop with Swami Sivasankariananda
7:30 pm – Satsang: Jyotish Predictions for 2022 with Komilla Sutton

Saturday, November 27
6 – 7:30 am – Satsang: Vedic Mantra Chanting with Pundit’ji
12 – 1:30 pm – Homa Ceremony with Pundit Samavedula
2 – 3:30 pm – Bhakti Yoga as Jyotish Remedial with Komilla Sutton
7:30 pm – Satsang: Stories of Saints with Swamini Svatmavidyananda

Sunday, November 28
6 – 7:30 am – Satsang: God’s Presence in daily life with Swami Sankarananda
12pm – Departure

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.

COURSE MATERIAL

“Essentials of Yoga Practice & Philosophy” by Swami Sitaramananda

WHAT TO BRING

slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, sitting cushion, water bottle, and, flashlight. All books and materials are available to order from our online boutique. (we will not have yoga mat and cushions available so please bring your own)

COVID POLICY

Please review our Covid-19 Policies before registering.

REGISTRATION

Registration is required at least 3 day before the start of the program. We will arrange an online video call with all guests once you register to review our covid policy.

Teachers

Swami Sitaramananda
Swami Sitaramananda is a senior acharya of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and is director of the Sivananda Ashram Vedanta Yoga Farm, California and the Sivananda Yoga Resort and Training Center, Vietnam.  She is acharya of China, Taiwan, and Japan as well. Swamiji is the organizer and teacher of the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training…
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Swamini Svatmavidyananda
Sri Swamini Svatmavidyananda Saraswati, a longtime disciple of Paramapujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati of India, is an accomplished scholar of Vedanta.  For several years, she has led an active satsang community in the United States, serving as the Spiritual Director of Swami Dayananda’s USA center: Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam based…
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Komilla Sutton
Komilla is co-founder and Chair of the British Association for Vedic Astrology. She is an internationally-renowned consultant, teacher and lecturer. Indian born, Komilla Sutton is one of the pioneers in making this subject more accessible for Western readers. She is author of The Essentials of Vedic Astrology, Lunar…
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Swami Jnaneswariananda
Swami Jnaneswariananda joined the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers in 1995 and has been director of centers and ashrams in Canada and Italy. She teaches Hatha Yoga, Meditation, Anatomy, and Vedanta at Teacher Training Courses in North America, Italy and India. Swami Jnaneswariananda took vows of Sannyas in 2001.…
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Swami Dharmananda
Swami Dharmananda is assistant director of the Yoga Farm and is in charge of the Karma Yoga program.  He is a faculty of the Sivananda Institute of Health (SIHY) and is one of the main teachers of Yoga Philosophy and Meditation at the Ashram. He took sannyas vows…
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Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT (Saraswati Devi)
Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT (Saraswati Devi), is a Grammy-nominated musician and a renowned vocal artist. She is a former clinical psychologist, an author, a world-wide sound and music educator, and a Nada Yoga scholar and yogini. She is a pioneer in the field of sound and music therapies,…
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Pundit Samavedula
Pundit Samavedula is a 6th generation Sama Veda pandit who was trained in the Vedas beginning at age 7.  He attended the Shri Sarva Raya Veda Patha Shala school in South India, and after 12 years of study, received his Master’s Degree in Vedic Studies (Ganapati Pandit).  Panditji…
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Swami Sankarananda
Swami Sankarananda is a simple pilgrim. Not finding peace in a life of business success he turned inside, became a disciple of Swami Sivananda, and in 2013 he began to walk across and through the USA in a pilgrimage for peace, completing this in early 2016. He now…
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Swami Sivasankariananda
Swami Sivasankariananda, director of the Los Angeles Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, served as director of the San Francisco Center from February of 2015 to September 2019. She returns to LA where she lived for 20+ years. She completed her TTC at the Yoga Farm in 1997 and ATTC there…
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