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Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji" (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff

Swami Gurucharanananda, lovingly called Mataji, is a senior sannyasi (monk) and disciple of Gurudev, Sri Swami Satchidanandaji Maharaj. She serves on the Sannyas Board. Mataji is a guided meditation leader 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 (worship service), read Sri Gurudev’s teachings at lunch, and play the violin as a wake-up call 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!

Events with Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji" (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff

Fall Silent Retreat: A Time for Inner Transformation
October 10, 2019

Autumn is a season of introspection. It is the perfect time for renewal, reflection, and self-growth. Join us for Yogaville’s annual Fall Silent Retreat to reconnect with your inner self and apply the timeless practices of Yoga to your daily life. In spiritual practice, we observe the activity of the mind and develop an awareness of our thoughts and emotions. These shifting thoughts and emotions form a colorful inner landscape. During this silent retreat, witness your internal state and understand how you can create positive inner transformation. Through the practice of silence and the teachings of Integral Yoga, you’ll go…

New Year’s Silent Retreat: Seek the Light Within
December 27, 2019

“You are not given the light by anyone—not even by a spiritual teacher. You are that light.” — Swami Satchidananda In a world of many distractions and difficulties, where do you look for guidance? The serenity of silence and the practices of Integral Yoga will help you to realize the guiding light already within you. Join us for the New Year’s Silent Retreat to gather the spiritual wisdom and strength needed to face the day-to-day surprises in life with the guidance of your own inner light. Offering support to handle all of life’s challenges, this retreat provides: Silence to experience…

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