Meditation is the technique of re-educating the mind. Tuning with inner silence helps build awareness and stay anchored in everyday life. In this retreat we will explore practical meditation techniques and its preparatory steps. Come join us for a weekend filled with workshops, discussions, discourses and silent reflection.
Dates: May 26th - 29th, 2023
Location: Krishnalaya, Piercy CA
Who: Open to young adults ages 17-35 (Grade 12 and above)
Registration closes Sunday May 14!
- Will transportation be provided?
We will arrange carpools from and try to provide rides from different locations in the Bay Area for those who need rides and for those flying in. If you or a parent are able to be a driver, please let us know!
- Which airport should I fly in to?
If you are traveling by plane, you should plan to fly in to San Jose (SJC) or San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Flights should be arranged to arrive before 12pm on Friday, May 26th and depart after 7pm on Monday, May 29th to allow for driving time between the airport and ashram. If you cannot find flight times and are in need of accommodation on Thursday or Monday night, please reach out to us.
- Can I join late or leave early?
Yes, we can accommodate you if you're not able to join the whole time, but depending on your availability, we may or may not be able to provide transportation for you.
- What is the facility like?
Krishnalaya is a beautiful ashram nestled in the coastal mountains and giant redwood forests of Piercy, CA. The photo gallery below shows a few of the ashram's features.
- What are the room accommodations like?
Attendees will be sharing cabins with around 3-4 people per cabin. Each cabin has a shared bathroom. Men and women will have separate accommodations.
- What meals will be served?
We will have 3 meals of healthy sattvik food served everyday and a midday snack.
- What should I bring?
We encourage comfortable Indian attire as well as clothing for sports and outdoor activities. A notebook, pen/pencil is recommended for taking notes. A comprehensive packing list will be provided to participants before the retreat.
Other questions? Feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See more pictures of Krishnalaya here!