Spirit, Light, and Harmony
An Integrated Spiritual Lifestyle

  • Mar 15 – 20, 2020
  • Jul 19 – 24, 2020

with Nayaswami Maria

With these 5 days you can answer for yourself the most commonly asked question by Retreat guests: How can I take this inspiration home? You will experience what it is like to live a spiritual life every day, with specific tools to take home.

When I first wanted to learn to meditate at age 21, I discovered Ananda. Learning meditation from people who were living a lifestyle based on meditation made perfect sense to me. “This could work,” I thought. And, it did!

I learned to meditate from Ananda 44 years ago, and meditation has been part of every day of my life since then. If we want to develop the inward changes we each are yearning for, we need to find support in all aspects of our lives. We need to look at the whole picture of our life: responsibilities, work, family, health, spirit—as part of an overall and natural flow.

This 5-day program helps you do exactly that! You will come away with the experience, tools, and techniques to make lasting changes in your life, and to realize the eternal joy that lives within you always.

 

Program Schedule

Sunday

  • Welcome and orientation

Monday

  • Morning:  Making meditation real in your life. What will support that?
  • Afternoon: Tea at Crystal Hermitage: “Your Spiritual Questions Answered”
  • Evening: Free

Tuesday

  • Morning: How music affects you. Importance of the vibrations we take into ourselves. How to use your voice to increase your inspiration. How to notice changes in your voice as a key to your emotions.
  • Afternoon: Inspirational outing to Shrine of the Masters
  • Evening: Experience of Healing Prayers

Wednesday

  • Morning: What is superconscious living?
  • Afternoon: Karma Yoga experience at the Meditation Retreat
  • Evening: Free

Thursday

  • Morning: Guided mini-seclusion at Crystal Hermitage
  • Afternoon: Unlocking your creativity with art
  • Evening: Chanting workshop

Friday

  • Morning: Making your plan to take this home


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Nayaswami Maria

Nayaswami Maria

Inspirational teacher of Ananda meditation & yoga philosophy; Ananda Minister & Spiritual Counselor. What is a nayaswami?

Nayaswami Maria is a deep soul who rests her life in the Divine Spirit - her service to others as a teacher, spiritual guide, musician, gardener are all roles she plays while centered in her heart. Over more than 40 years she has studied yoga philosophy such as the Bhagavad Gita and teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and then she has lived those teachings through a lifestyle of daily Kriya Yoga meditation and service to others. Maria's grounded and open heart allow her to make new friends easily as she gently meets people wherever they are at in their lives as they seek to grow their spiritual path.

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Costs (SPLH)
Costs are on a per person basis.

  • Mar 15 – 20, 2020
  • Jul 19 – 24, 2020
Tent 
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Private
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$605 $800 $1120 $1025 $1455

Prices are all-inclusive and cover accommodations, meals, classes or activities, and course materials.

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Spirit, Light, and Harmony starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date. Please see:

You can add extra personal retreat days before and/or after your program. Check availability and costs for the days and accommodations that you require.

Spirit, Light, and Harmony starts the afternoon of the first date listed. It’s ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of yoga and meditation, which begins at 4:45 pm. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is at 7:30 pm. If you need to arrive here after 5 pm, that’s fine, but it helps us if you let us know at 800-346-5350. We can also put aside a dinner for you if you need to arrive after 7 pm. The program ends with lunch on the last date. Please see our Daily Schedule.

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Ananda is a worldwide movement to help you realize the joy of your own higher Self. It is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and was founded by his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda in 1968.
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