2013 Sat Yoga Retreats



February 2013 Retreat


Hridaya_the_Flowering_of_the_Heart_febHridaya - The Flowering of the Heart

February 9 - 15, 2013

The spiritual heart—the lotus of pure awareness, radiant with divine love, will be the focus of this retreat. Developing a capacity for compassion and empathy, known as bodhicitta; living in harmony and love as the heart of ashram life; and meditating with the plants in Hridaya, the agricultural heart of Arunachala, offering the sublime energy of devotion to the Earth and Nature that sustains our life at the ashram, will all be part of this sacred retreat.

Dates: February 9 – 15 (7 day retreat)


Contribution: $1250*

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March 2013 Retreat


cosmic_christ_bannerThe Laughter of the Cosmic Christ

March 23 - 29, 2013

A new vision of the meaning of the Christ, that harmonizes Christianity with its own roots and as part of the living tradition of the Perennial Philosophy, will be developed in teachings and guided meditations. We will also explore the meaning of Sophia and the divine feminine as part of the Cosmic Christ, and practice embodying the Christ Self in our daily lives. The secret of our Savior’s redemptive laughter will be revealed.

Dates: March 23 – 29 (7 day retreat)

Contribution: $1250*

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May 2013 Retreat


DSC_3651Living in Nisargananda: Natural Bliss in the Bliss of Nature

May 11 - 17, 2013

We will attune to the natural bliss of our true Self; we will walk serenely and meditatively in Nature, enjoying blissful oneness with the amazing creatures of the natural surroundings. Tropical birds, monkeys, and the great trees of the sacred forest, the cascades and waterfalls of the holy river—we are part of all that is. We will learn again to live as the joyous presence of Nature to Herself. We will let go of the contractions of the ego and abide in the infinite expanse of pure Being.

Dates: May 11 – 17 (7 day retreat)

Contribution: $1250*
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June 2013 Retreat


The_Tantra_of_Transcendent_Love_juneThe Tantra of Transcendent Love

June 22 - 28, 2013

We will explore the inner meaning of Tantra, and develop a new approach to Sat Tantra, the pure practice of transcendent Love. Through meditation, creative expression, karma yoga, bhakti practices, intersubjective encounters, and silent mindfulness, we shall build the power of divine love and reach the summit of sublime Rasa, the taste of ultimate bliss!

Dates: June 22 – 28 (7 day retreat)

Contribution: $1250*

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August 2013 Retreat


Sahaja_Samadhi_Perpetual_Peace_augSahaja Samadhi - Perpetual Peace

August 10 - 16, 2013

Samadhi is complete absorption into the Supreme Self. This is first attained in silent sitting meditation, but then it can become our natural state, easy to sustain, simple to return to ceaselessly, until we live fully and completely in the heavenly consciousness of egoless presence. We shall examine the most subtle implications of the profound teachings on Sahaja Samadhi by its greatest living example, Sri Ramana Maharshi. We shall practice the method of Atma Vichara that is the core of the supreme science of consciousness that he taught and fully embodied.

Contribution: $1290*

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September 2013 Retreat


The_Power_of_Silence_a_silent_retreat_septThe Power of Silence (a silent retreat)

September 21 - 27, 2013

In this retreat, we will maintain continual outer silence as we delve deeply into inner Silence and solitude, until the ego mind dissolves forever and we attain the Diamond Mind of Vajrasattva (the Tibetan Buddhist form of the archetypal image of Sat Mind). There will be oral teachings of an advanced nature, including the precise instructions and wisdom of Seon, as expounded by Daehaeng Sunim, the great contemporary female Buddha from Korea. Outside of such transmission gatherings, we will dwell together in perfect silence, and enjoy the healing power of blissful serenity.

Dates: September 21 – 27 (7 day retreat)

Contribution: $1290*

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November 2013 Retreat


enlightenmentnow_retreat_novemberEnlightenment Now! - The Direct Path

November 23 - 29, 2013

Real enlightenment is always sudden. In fact, it does not happen in time at all. It is the realization that what appears in time and space and mind is not real at all, including the individual who apparently has this realization. Thus, authentic enlightenment does not happen to anyone, ever. Yet the Light that we really are shines eternally in the Now that is apperceived when the mind stops. When the Source of consciousness reveals the Truth in the Stillness of Presence, the apparent ego dissolves. The blissful Self that is no-mind, unborn, uncreated, and formless, of infinite intelligence and love, emerges into the Dreamfield of the cosmic illusion. Gradual preparation is required, but the emergence of the Supreme One is instantaneous and timeless.

Dates: November 23 - 29 (7 day retreat)

Contribution: $1290*

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December 2013 Retreat


drinking_amritaDrinking Amrita: The Nectar of Immortality

December 28, 2013 - January 3, 2014

How to produce the famed nectar of immortality? What is the secret recipe? We shall prepare this ancient yogic elixir of Eternal Life and drink it together, as we prepare for the new cycle of time, for divine life among our fellow gods and goddesses of Sat Yuga. But beware: This spirited liquor of the deities kills the ego as it gives vibrant life to the true Self!

Dates: December 28 – January 3 (7 day retreat)

Contribution: $1290*

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