• Dorm - Bottom Bunk – $405.00
  • Dorm - Top Bunk – $405.00
  • Dormitory - Private – $485.00
  • LGH - Single – $535.00
  • LGH - Double – $535.00
  • LGH - Family room – $535.00
  • Tent – $355.00
  • (All prices include $235 base amount)

Date & Time Details:
Check-in: 4 pm
Check-out: 2 pm
General Program Schedule

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Basic Meditation

with Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji"

September 15 - 17, 2017

A calm and focused mind can achieve anything. The beautiful science of concentration provides perfect tools to reach that calm and focused experience called meditation. Meditation is a profound state of being, beyond the normal awareness. With sincere and regular practice, it can be experienced.

Meditation soothes the mind, reduces stress, and brings you in touch with the peace within. It provides documented emotional and physiological benefits. These enable you to become the master of your own mind.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • Daily life as a preparation for meditation
  • Ways to develop a ‘be here now’ consciousness
  • A joy in learning and transforming oneself
  • A variety of approaches as you begin meditation practice

Regardless of your previous experience, you will go home with knowledge and inspiration to develop your mental clarity, calmness, and concentration that can lead to success in all areas of life.


Everything was wonderful. Mataji is a great yogi master. She teaches extremely well and it is a joy to be in her presence. — Past Participant

The meditation program was excellent. Swami Mataji—most interesting and an excellent speaker. Thank you, thank you. — Rebecca K.

I came to increase my knowledge of meditation and definitely got what you came for. — Past Participant


Swami Gurucharanananda “Mataji”
Swami Gurucharanananda, lovingly called Mataji, is a senior sannyasi (monk) and disciple of Gurudev, Sri Swami Satchidanandaji Maharaj. She serves in the Spiritual Life Department and is on the Sannyas Board. Mataji is a regular guided meditation and Hatha Yoga teacher; an inspiring speaker, Integral Yoga mentor, and private retreat guide, both in the US and abroad. She loves to offer pujas, read Sri Gurudev’s teachings at lunch, and play wake-ups in the dorms! In 2014 she was awarded the Swami Satchidananda Lifetime Service Award. Mataji always has a loving, joy-filled smile ready for you!
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