Bhakti Yoga: A Weekend Exploration
Radhanath Swami is one of the world’s most prominent exponents of bhakti yoga. He is the author of The Journey Home, a memoir describing how he set off alone as a teenager on a spiritual…
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Steeped in the wisdom of ancient sages, the sacred text of the Ramayana has exerted a profound influence on India’s artistic, cultural, and spiritual traditions. Its beautiful Sanskrit poetry tells the life of King Rama and his beloved consort Sita. When Sita is abducted by a powerful demon, Rama embarks on a perilous quest to find and free her.
This weekend exploration of bhakti yoga through storytelling and kirtan is centered on this beautiful and uplifting tale of romance and high adventure. Learn about the transformative potential of genuine spiritual practice expressed as tangible action that brings about personal fulfillment and benefits the world. By adopting a spiritual outlook, life’s hardships become opportunities for internal growth and both pleasure and pain become meaningful in the context of devotion.
A gifted guide, Radhanath Swami has devoted the last 40 years of his life to understanding the subtleties of the Ramayana and other devotional masterpiece, walking the path they prescribe and inspiring people to better their lives.
Recommended reading Radhanath Swami, The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami (Mandala Publishing).
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9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $256 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $392 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More