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  • Online – $108.00
  • Tent - Bring Your Own – $333.00
  • Om Cabin - Double – $498.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $648.00
  • Siva Cabin - Double – $648.00
  • Krishna Cabin, Double – $648.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $768.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $828.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $948.00
  • (All prices include $108.00 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, 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)

Siva Wellness Center:
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Siva Wellness Center

Boutique: All books and materials are available to order from our online boutique.

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Jyotish Beginners Course

with William Surface

June 30 - July 3, 2024

This course is a lead-up to the 4th of July conference

Description

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to study Vedic Astrology for Beginners in an easy to understand but comprehensive course. This intensive course is designed to give a comprehensive understanding and grounding in the principles of Vedic Astrology. The course will cover the Vedic Philosophy on Karma and the basics in chart reading. Students will be introduced to the Planets, the Signs, the Houses, Rahu Ketu (the nodes of the Moon) the Nakshatras, Vimshottari Dasha system (the unique Vedic System of prediction) and Gochara (Transits). The course will end with Chart analysis.

Daily Schedule

06:00 – 07:30 am – Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and lecture
08:00 – 10:00 am – Jyotish Workshop (2 hours)
10:00 – 10:45 am – Vegetarian Brunch
11:00 – 12:00 pm – Karma Yoga (selfless service)
12:00 – 03:00 pm – Jyotish Workshop (3 hours)
03:00 – 04:00 pm – Free Time and Nature walks
04:00 – 06:00 pm – Yoga Class: Asanas and Pranayama
06:00 – 06:45 pm – Vegetarian Dinner
08:00 – 09:30 pm – Satsang: meditation, chanting and lecture

Pre-requisite

There are no prerequisites other than a sincere desire to learn Jyotish/Vedic Astrology.

Certification

A certification will be given for 30 hours of study in Vedic Astrology signed by the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Komilla Sutton, and William Surface

What to Bring

Textbook:”The Essentials of Vedic Astrology” by Komilla Sutton

Teacher

William Surface
William Surface is a professional astrologer certified through the Council of Vedic Astrology and is the recipient of the CVA Jyotish Visharada. He has completed Komilla Sutton’s 3 year Jyotish Course and is also a member of the British Association of Vedic Astrology (BAVA). He also holds a…
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