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Lands & Groundskeeping Learning Residency
The Yasodhara Ashram Lands & Groundskeeping Learning Residency is intended for individuals who want to broaden and deepen their understanding of lands and grounds management (shrubs, flowers, trees, mulching, composting, pruning, mowing, irrigation, erosion and invasive weed control, trails, pathways … Read more » Read more »

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Hospitality Learning Residency
The Yasodhara Ashram Hospitality Learning Residency is intended for individuals who want to learn how to oversee housekeeping and management in a large community; how to manage ordering and supplies; how to be a team leader and to learn about … Read more » Read more »

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Kitchen Learning Residency
Yasodhara Ashram Kitchen Learning Residency is intended for individuals who want to broaden and deepen their understanding of food preparation and the practice of Karma Yoga. Karma Yoga is the practice of selfless service, and is an essential part of … Read more » Read more »

2017 Program Calendar
Plan your next visit! Preview our downloadable program calendar for 2017 (PDF). Online registration will be available by mid-December. In the meantime, you can phone Registrations at 1-800-661-8711 to book your stay. Read more »

Making it Real – Newsletter Issue 6, 2016
  Making It Real Issue 6, 2016 Watching the Temple of Light take form is a celebration of creation. Form emerges like a newborn or a work of art drawn from within. Form makes real what was only imagined. As … Read more » Read more »

Photo of the Month – November 2016
Be inspired by the rising of the Temple against the setting sun with this beautiful desktop & iPhone wallpaper. Read more »

The Approach
Photographer Nick Diamond from Spearhead captured the majestic approach to the Ashram and the new Temple of Light overlooking Kootenay Lake. Read more »

The Shape of Things to Come
Construction continues on the Temple of Light as shear walls were attached to the arches. These braced panels form part of the support structure and help define the curved shape of the new design. Read more »

Temple Rises – Primary Structure Complete
We achieved a major milestone today—all eight arches of the Temple's primary structure are now assembled. The remaining four arches were installed today under a brilliant blue sky by a team of dedicated workers from Spearhead Inc. and AHC, who are overseeing construction. Read more »

Temple Rising Begins
Today the first four arches were lifted and assembled to create the primary structure of the Temple! Read more »