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Meditation for Self-Mastery: Healing, Harmony and Success in Life

with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

April 12 - 14, 2024

Our whole experience of life is based on the condition of the mind, how we perceive and
respond to situations. Meditation enables us to understand and gain mastery over our minds,
and thus transform our lives.

Meditation is practical. It makes the mind stronger, clearer, and calmer. This leads to greater
harmony in our relationships, efficiency in our work, and inner balance as we move through life.
Because of the mind-body connection, our physical health improves as well.

Meditation is also profound. Through regular practice, we ultimately transcend the mind and
realize our true nature, a state of supreme peace and joy—free of all sorrow, fear, suffering,
and delusion. This is the goal of Yoga.

Topics covered will include:

  • Meditation Theory
  • Principal Techniques
  • Maintaining a Practice
  • Dealing with Obstacles
  • Going Deeper

Join us for this experiential immersion and discover how to make meditation an integral part of your life for greater health, happiness, and fulfillment. Dive deep and gain greater insight into the power of meditation and your spiritual journey.


I thought it was awesome, great to be in the company of like-minded people. Swami Karunananda was very knowledgeable, and I felt I was in the hands of a master. Swami Karunanda knew the material and her life experience came through. I had wanted to take a meditation class for a long time and was truly blessed for the opportunity. The class ended up being more than I expected, and I have come away feeling richer for the experience. Swami Karunananda, is a meditation master. She teaches a well thought out program, that provides a holistic approach to meditation and spiritual life. Her knowledge and life experience shine in this truly authentic presentation.—Ray Davis

Her depth of knowledge and beautiful presentation was something to behold. Whether you want to learn meditation or deepen your practice this workshop will be invaluable. The depth of the material is so beautifully presented. You will not be disappointed.—Anandi Annechild

Swami K. explained it everything and went above my expectations. I loved how she addressed people with a very logic mindset as well as spiritual believers. This way I can explain it better to students who are new to the practice. I felt like a child learning from my wise and loving grandmother. Swami has a wonderful way of explaining the material in a non-judgmental way and including beginners to advanced practitioners. She took time to answer our questions and you can feel her connection with the Ashram. I cannot wait to return.—Marion Herrmann


Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500
Swami Karunananda has had 50 years’ experience teaching all aspects of Yoga. She designed and conducts teacher training programs in Raja Yoga and in Meditation. She served as president of Satchidananda Ashram in California and in Virginia, and as director of the San Francisco and Santa Barbara Integral Yoga Institutes. She compiled and edited The Lotus Prayer Book and Enlightening Tales as told by Sri Swami Satchidananda. Her book, Awakening: Aspiration to Realization through Integral Yoga, makes the Yoga teachings accessible and provides inspiration and guidance for the spiritual journey.
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