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Sustainable Spirituality
The Art and Science of Spiritual Awakening

Not scheduled at this time.

with Kamran Matlock

During this retreat, you will:

Weave inner states of love, peace, and wisdom into life’s outer complexity and chaos

Create customized models for using spiritual authority in relationships, work, and daily activity

Sustain spiritual passion by activating your unique soul gifts

Align yourself with powerful spiritual forces and spiritual allies

Learn four techniques to unite the soul’s inner journey with life’s outer challenges and demands

  • Deep Listening: the power to hear life’s hidden messages
  • Expanded Vision: the power to see hidden solutions and opportunities
  • Intuitive Perception: the power to spiritualize your physical senses
  • Divine Flow: the power to make decisions successfully and effortlessly
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There is nothing more profound, more healing, more empowering than an authentic encounter with the soul. Learn to empower your soul-connection through yogic exercises and a custom-tailored spiritual approach. Stay connected with your instructor and fellow participants long after your program ends, to sustain and maintain your newly awakened spiritual power.

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Learn to have personal breakthroughs at will, to practice "getting better at getting better," and to cultivate a truly sustainable spirituality. Rise into the clarity, focus, and authenticity of your soul's longer evolutionary rhythms.

“Success is meeting every challenge from your calm center within. Seek strength and guidance intuitively in your inner self.”  —Swami Kriyananda

An important note:

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Your program takes place in a beautiful environment, close to nature, on sacred land dedicated to meditation and spiritual activities for over 50 years. We encourage you to slow down and enjoy yourself. The food here is healthy, the people are happy, the surroundings are pristine. Take time to unplug, get back to nature, and immerse yourself in the spiritual rejuvenation you deserve—return home energized, uplifted, and ready for whatever life throws your way.

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Kamran Matlock

Kamran Matlock

Education for Life Teacher, Raja Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Director of Inner Adventure Camps, Teacher at Ananda College of Living Wisdom

Kamran Matlock has spent the last ten years designing spiritual curriculum and leading classes, workshops, and spiritual retreats on personal transformation, integral growth, and self-discovery through yoga principles. He is a founder and director of Inner Adventure Camps, transformational programs for teens based on rite of passage and vision quests in nature. He also helps develop Education for Life, a spiritual education movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda. Kamran also teaches and serves as a board member for Ananda College, which offers gap-year and spiritual travel programs for adults.

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No dates scheduled for Sustainable Spirituality at this time.

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

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Sustainable Spirituality starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date. It's ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of guided yoga postures and meditation, which begins at 4:45. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is after dinner. 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.

Sustainable Spirituality 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.

See Transportation and Directions whether you are coming by plane, car, bus or train. Our Frequent Questions page answers many of the questions you might have about How to Go on Retreat.

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What All Programs in The Universal Upward Path Series Have in Common.

Spiritual Sustainability:

Within each weekend program we prepare one or more core experiences to activate your soul nature. First, you will learn to awaken new energy, new consciousness, new creative fire, new life purpose, new healing and wholeness. Then, learn to direct that energy upward. Activation is the power of upward awakening.

After my program?

Leave with the skills to channel newly awakened consciousness into daily activity. This will feel like living life on a higher octave—more vitality, more creativity, more wisdom and power.  Return home equipped with the strength, stamina, and capacity to sustain your newly awakened spiritual momentum.

What if I need more support?

Your program instructor is invested in your long-term spiritual growth. He will be your spiritual ally in the months and years to come. Programs facilitate new spiritual contacts and participation in an online yoga and meditation community. The spiritual path isn’t a solo journey—make your experiences here last a lifetime by forging connections with greater spiritual networks.



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