VIVEKANANDA RETREAT IS OPEN. Please call us to schedule a visit. As we do not have someone designated to give tours, please call a day in advance to schedule a tour. Please give us at least 5 days advance notice if you wish to stay overnight. We are open on a daily basis from 9-7. Please be aware that we do close promptly at 7pm unless we are having an evening program.
Sunday, October 14. DURGA PUJA 10:30-4
We will be performing our ritual worship of the Divine Mother in Her form as Durga with a 10-item worship, kirtan and homa fire, followed by a prasad lunch. All are welcome to attend all or part of this celebration.
Here is the schedule:
10:30-12:30 puja and singing; flower offering
12:30-2 Homa Fire
2pm Ridgely’s tradition-singing Ayi Giri Nandini (wi ...Continue Reading
Swami Yogatmananda’s topic for the retreat is “Kahlil Gibran’s THE PROPHET”. THE PROPHET is a series of wonderful prose/poetry tales in which the prophet Almustafa discusses topics which address life and the human condition. Perhaps many of you have read it or have seen the animated film.
Here is the schedule for this retreat:
SATURDAY, SEPT. 1
10:30-1 Session 1
2:30-4 Se ...Continue Reading