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Farm Getaway and Spiritual Retreat with Devamrita Swami
April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm$125
There is a thin line between having too many choices and having none at all – yet we could feel lost in the cosmos either way. In the pursuit of a meaningful life, is “meaning” something I piece together, my own personal jigsaw puzzle? Or is there a deeper purpose to my life and this universe I am a part of?
In pursuit of the answer to this question, join us for a journey of self-discovery with world-traveling monk Devamrita Swami. We might sometimes feel that the universe is calling us in an unlimited number of directions, confusing our determination of which path to take – so come for the opportunity to take a fresh look at your choices through the lens of ancient yoga wisdom presented by Devamrita Swami. You never know what you might find!
Enjoy morning meditations, engaging workshops, delicious meals and the beauty of a natural environment that is sure to soothe the soul and inspire deep thinking. We hope you can make it!
The cost is $125, which includes all your expenses (accommodation, meals, activities, etc.). Once we receive your payment, your spot is reserved.
About Devamrita Swami: Devamrita Swami is a world traveling monk of over 40 years joining us from ‘down under’. He graduated from Yale University and is an author of several books like Hiding in Unnatural Happiness, Searching for Vedic India, Perfect Escape and others. He is the founder of the Institute of Sustainability and an advisor on Spiritual Economics to the Russian Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he serves as the director of the Gita Nagari Yoga Farm which is a sustainable community that works in harmony with nature and animals to demonstrate an example of compassionate and sustainable living for all. He has presented on diverse topics to students across top universities of the world like Yale, UCLA, Indian Institute of Technology, Cardiff University, Columbia University, University of Toronto, Melbourne University, University of Pennsylvania and several others. His strategic guidance has proved invaluable to students and professionals seeking to balance their spiritual and professional life. Main stops on his global circuit are Australia, China, New Zealand, the USA, South Africa, Russia, India, Argentina, Chile, the UK, Scandinavia, and Central Europe.
About Gita Nagari: An abode of scenic beauty and peaceful souls will be our home for 2-days. Set in the scenic Tuscarora Valley, framed by mountain ridges and a bubbling creek, Gita Nagari is home to joyful volunteers, a herd of peaceful cows/oxen, and a carefree flock of about 40 peacocks. With 350 acres of rolling green hay fields, pastures, and diverse woods, the farm focuses on engaging in compassionate farming, a directive which guides all its activities. The only USDA certified ahimsa (nonviolent) farm in the United States, Gita Nagari is a working example of how sustainability, compassionate living and spirituality are inseparable components of a holistic life.
What a day would look like:
* Morning Meditations
* Workshops with Devamrita Swami
* Select Activities: farm work, nature walks, yoga classes, etc.
* Evening workshops with Devamrita Swami
* Musical Meditation
Always expect leisure time throughout the day when you can connect with others, explore and make new friends.
Hope to see you there!