American River Summer Retreat 2016

Saints, Sages, Seers, Saviors and Their Teachings

with Sri Sivanam Sankirtanam Chanting
Plus: Western Women Pioneers of Vedanta, with Annapurna Sarada
  • Rama and VasishthaLive in holy company for a full week — meditating, studying, serving, and growing together.
  • Each morning begins with chanting from the Bhagavad Gita prior to meditation.
  • Daily classes include essential teachings of Yoga, Vedanta, Tantra, and Sankhya.
  • Afternoons include explorations and swimming/sunning along the American River.
  • Afternoon Chela Dharma class for teens and young adults.
  • Evening devotions at the altar, singing and chanting, meditation, and satsang.
  • Concurrent Children’s Retreat — Children, ages 6 – 13. Activities include “salute to the sun,” morning ritual, meditation, Vedic stories and lessons, and arts and crafts.

bhavamaLocation: Private land in Foresthill, California near the American River
Arrival: Arrive by 6pm, Thursday evening, July 14th
Last day of retreat: Wednesday, July 20 (approximately noon, clean up follows)
Tuition: all inclusive

Adults: $636 (full retreat), $275 (weekend, arrive Friday), $110/day
Children/Students: $300 (full retreat), $140 (weekend, arrive Friday), $55/day

Registration: starts now and tuition is due by Sunday, July 3rd
Financial hardship?
Call 808-990-3354 to discuss options
Register by email: or by phone 808-990-3354. Credit cards are accepted and requires an additional 2.4% handling charge.