• Dorm - Bottom Bunk – $415.00
  • Dorm - Top Bunk – $415.00
  • Dormitory - Private – $485.00
  • LGH - Single – $535.00
  • LGH - Double – $535.00
  • LGH - Family room – $535.00
  • (All prices include $235 base amount)

Date & Time Details:
Check-in: 4 – 6 pm
Check-out: 2 pm
Friday – Sunday Program Schedule

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Self-Transformation Through Affirmation

with Rev. Lakshmi Barsel, Ph.D. and Rev. Paraman Barsel

January 26 - 28, 2018

Experience self-transformation during this weekend workshop of uplifting affirmation. Explore one of Sri Swami Satchidananda’s greatest gifts to the world—his Affirmations for Inner Peace.

Subjects include:

  • Love
  • The mind
  • Your first duty
  • What you are
  • How everything has a purpose
  • Remembering your goal
  • Controlling your thoughts
  • Coming together

You will see how delving into these gems of ancient wisdom and making them a part of daily practice can uncover your highest self. Learn how your inner thought environment can also become one of your greatest forms of loving service to those around you.
Fully understand these teachings and how to utilize them for a life full of peace and joy, love, and light.


I found Lakshmi and Paraman so helpful, honest, easygoing, intelligent, willing, who provided wonderful examples! I wanted to move in with them! — Michele Fischer

Paraman and Lakshmi’s program has enhanced my life and spiritual practice. — Past Participant


Rev. Lakshmi Barsel, Ph.D.
Rev. Lakshmi Barsel, Ph.D., is a senior Integral Yoga teacher. She has taught Raja Yoga, meditation, and scripture classes on the Bhagavad Gita and the Thirukkural. She has a Ph.D. in linguistic anthropology and presently serves as the director of the Satchidananda Prison Project.
Learn more about Rev. Lakshmi Barsel, Ph.D.
Rev. Paraman Barsel
Rev. Paraman Barsel has taught Raja and Jnana Yoga, meditation, and all aspects of Integral Yoga for over forty years.  He served as director of the Washington, D.C. and New York Integral Yoga Institutes and as president of Yogaville–West and Yogaville–East in Connecticut. He currently serves on Ashram’s Spiritual Life Board and with the Ashram Prison Project. He was one of the original designers and instructors of the 200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training and has been a senior instructor since 1971. He currently serves on Ashram’s Spiritual Life Board and with the Ashram Prison Project.
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