Interfaith Renewal Retreat: Refresh, Recharge, and Reconnect
with Swami Jyotirmayananda, Rev. Sumati Govinda Steinberg, RN, BSN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Sari Heidenreich and HuDost
May 3 - 5, 2019
Join like-minded seekers for a special Interfaith Renewal Retreat. Treat yourself to a weekend of spiritual nourishment and connection with other interfaith leaders and believers.
Come to Yogaville and:
- Go deep with interactive spiritual discussions
- Participate in silent meditation, Hatha Yoga, dance, and music
- Visit Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS)
- Take part in an Interfaith Service
- Experience the natural beauty and stillness of our rural environment
- Enjoy delicious vegetarian meals three times a day
Take advantage of this golden opportunity to refresh and recharge your personal spiritual path and to connect with others from various traditions. You will be re-energized to continue your service and to share more peace and love with the world during these challenging times.
This program is sponsored by LOTUS Center for All Faiths.
Swami Jyotirmayananda has served at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville in various capacities since 1983. Under the guidance of Sri Swami Satchidananda, she designed and installed displays in the LOTUS All Faiths Hall and Display Hall, Guru Bhavan, and Sivananda Hall Saints and Sages Galleries. She served in Ashram administration for 10 years and currently serves as director of LOTUS Center for All Faiths (LCAF), the interfaith action arm of LOTUS. She has participated in many interfaith conferences in the USA and Canada. Under her shortened name “Jyoti Ma,” she authored the children’s book Sparkling Together based on universal love. As a watercolor…
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Reverend Sumati Govinda was born with an intense desire to realize her true nature, a desire that was nurtured by growing up in Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville. Drawn to meditation, she began practicing with her father around 2 years old. Before she entered kindergarten, her passion for the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali was ignited. She solidified her path by receiving mantra initiation in 1979 from her guru Sri Swami Satchidananda. Sumati maintains a healthy balance of worldly and spiritual life. She is a Certified Yoga Therapist and an Integral Yoga® Interfaith Minister, and she holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Sumati and her…
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Sari Heidenreich has served as North American Regional Coordinator for United Religions Initiative since October 2017. The United Religions Initiative is dedicated to bridging the differences between people of all beliefs in order to create community and solve local and global challenges. Sari brings with her a background of cross-cultural living and working. She spent middle and high school in Ghana, West Africa, where her parents worked with a network of churches. As an adult, she spent time living, traveling, and working in the Middle East, including a year-long stint in Jerusalem. This immersion gave her the life-changing experience of…
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The music of HuDost, the Sufi kirtan, neo-folk, world rock ensemble from Montreal and KY, weaves a seamless tapestry of sound that renders tears and laughter in listeners, cultivating the nameless longing that abides somewhere in all our hearts and invokes total celebration. HuDost’s core musicians are Moksha Sommer and Jemal Wade Hines. Having toured the US, Canada, and Europe constantly since April 2006, HuDost has grown and expanded, traveled rocky and glorious terrain, and marveled at all they can learn and explore. Moksha and Jemal Wade, in this time, have grown as artists, as seekers, as a couple, and as a…
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