Guided Silent Retreats

Babaji among the flowers

Babaji among the flowers

“Be Still and Know that I am God.” A very simple command, yet challenging to achieve in a busy world.

Overwhelming peace is one of the first sensations to greet you when you arrive at the Meditation Retreat. It is a palpable energy that washes over you, and makes inner quiet, calmness, and healing possible at last.

These retreats are designed to support you in an a profound experience of inner peace. Start with a weekend retreat if silent retreats are new for you. Discover that sharing silence and meditation with others can give you clear understanding of the words, “When two or more are gathered in My name, (in Spirit), there am I.”

If we do not have program that is convenient for you, we are also happy to serve you in creating a personalized silent retreat to suit your needs. Elements to your silent retreat may include:

  • Learning basic meditation techniques
  • Joining in group meditations that help you go deeper
  • Gentle yoga poses that will help relax and release tension
  • Accompany you on silent nature experiences in our lush gardens to help you regain your inner awareness and calm

OCTOBER

Silence is the Altar of Spirit —A 3-day Guided Silent Retreat

October 24– 27
$150 (program fee and meals) to select your accommodation, click the orange “Book Your Stay” in the upper right on this page

During this retreat, led by Nayaswami Mukti, you will learn to still your mind and open your heart to the whispers of guidance that are freely available to you. Learn specific, proven techniques for drawing inner guidance, and testing its validity in your life. Discover who you really are, and all you are meant to become.

You will learn these proven skills for achieving inner stillness and expanding your awareness:

  • The art of meditation
  • How to deepen your intuitive guidance
  • Guided walks to tune into into the nature’s wisdom
  • Gentle exercises and yoga postures to release tension and create refreshed energy

NOVEMBER

Enchanted Stillness- A Weekend Silent Retreat

November 22– 23
$130 (program fee and meals) to select your accommodation, click the orange “Book Your Stay” in the upper right on this page

Namaste

Namaste

Being silent, having time for longer meditations is a way to establish a deep and permanent connection with your soul self, the divine within you. In order to touch this deep, inward place, it’s invaluable to learn in a calm and focused environment. During this weekend you will learn:

  • Basic meditation techniques
  • Ways to deepen your existing meditation practice
  • The power of nature and guided nature activities to open the heart and still the mind.
  • Time alone to relax
  • Healthy meals and gentle yoga

On Saturday evening there will be a kirtan in the Temple of Silence. Kirtan is sacred chanting that DSC01433has the power to still the mind and uplift the soul. Most chants are simple to learn, so you’ll be able to join in easily your first time.

This retreat will be led by Nayaswami Sabari, a longtime teacher of the path of yoga. A perfect weekend if you are new to personal retreat or wish to have just enough structured time and activity to allow you to relax in yourself and find renewed inspiration.