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  • Shared Dormitory: Bottom Bunk – $180.00
  • Shared Dormitory: Top Bunk – $180.00
  • Private Dormitory – $270.00
  • LGH: Full Bed – $320.00
  • LGH: 2 Twin beds – $320.00
  • LGH: Queen Bed – $320.00
  • Tent-Site – $130.00

Date & Time Details:
Please make your reservations at least 24-hrs before your scheduled date of arrival.

Official Time for check-in: 4:00 PM and check-out: 12:00 PM

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Guru Poornima Celebration

July 12 - 14, 2019

Join us for the Celebration of Guru Poornima!

Guru Poornima is a holiday in the Hindu tradition celebrated on the July full moon to honor one’s guru. In Integral Yoga we celebrate the life and teachings of our guru Sri Swami Satchidanandaji Maharaj, Sri Gurudev.  At Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, we have special pujas (worship services) offered to Sri Gurudev. Additionally, Sri Gurudev, as a pioneer in the interfaith movement, encouraged us to honor the great saints and faiths during Guru Poornima.  As a part of the celebration, we include a Light of Truth Universal Service and an interfaith panel on a universal theme We also celebrate the anniversary of the Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS) which was dedicated in July of 1986.

Celebration Schedule

Friday, July 12
7:30 PM Guru Puja at Kailash
8:30 PM Chanting of the Guru Gita at Chidambaram
Saturday, July 13
8:00 AM Morning Puja at Chidambaram
10:30 AM Guru Chants at Sivananda Satsang Hall
11:00 AM Guru Poornima Morning Program and Light of Truth Universal Service at Sivananda Satsang Hall
1:00 PM Complimentary Luncheon in Sivananda Dining Hall
2:30 PM Interfaith Discussion Groups on the theme of “Caring for Creation” at Sivananda Satsang Hall
4:00 PM Special Darshan (blessing) at Ananda Kutir (3:30 pm for families)
7:30 PM Jai Gurudev Celebration at Sivananda Satsang Hall
Sunday, July 14
9:00 AM Guru Poornima Puja at Chidambaram
11:00 AM 33rd Anniversary Celebration of LOTUS World Peace Ceremony at LOTUS All Faiths Hall
1:00 PM Luncheon in Sivananda Dining Hall ($10.00 for adults; $5.50 for children 6 – 14)

Hatha Yoga and Meditation Schedule

Friday, July 12
5:00 – 5:45 PM Deep Relaxation
5:00 – 6:30 PM Hatha Yoga (Mixed Level)
Saturday, July 13
5:00 – 6:15 AM Meditation
6:20 – 7:20 AM Hatha Yoga Lv1 or Hatha Yoga Lvl II/III
2:30 – 5:30 PM Hatha Yoga (A classroom will be made available for personal practice)
Sunday, July 14
6:20 – 7:20 AM Meditation
Classrooms will be made available for personal practice

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