• Tent - Bring Your Own – $100.00
  • Siva Cabin - Double – $170.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $265.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $305.00
  • (All prices include $25.00 base amount)

Date & Time Details: Saturday, February 18th | No drop-ins, guests must pre-register to attend

Location: Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

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

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Maha Sivaratri

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Hamsananda

February 18 - 19, 2023


Celebrate this auspicious festival, the Great Night of Lord Siva, with all-night chanting and pujas through the night. 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 4am with a feast.


  • 2-3pm Arrival
  • 4-6pm Yoga Class
  • 6pm Simple Vegetarian Dinner
  • 8pm Satsang
  • 9pm 1st Siva Puja Ceremony
  • 12am 2nd Siva Puja Ceremony
  • 1:30am 3rd Siva Puja Ceremony
  • 3am 4th Puja Ceremony
  • 5am Feast


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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Swami Hamsananda
Swami Hamsananda is a senior staff teacher at the Yoga Farm, taking TTC in 2010 and Advanced TTC in 2014. Swami Hamsananda took Brahmacharya vows in 2014 and sannyas in 2022.  She graduated from the the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training in 2019 and is a Certified Yoga…
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